Welcome to Lakeview College of Nursing. The College has a proud tradition of preparing nurses for professional practice for over 100 years. Additionally, the College is committed to our values of: Adaptability, Caring, Excellence, Integrity and Service. We take pride in creating a nurturing, caring environment for our students to adapt, learn, grow, and flourish in the evolving role of the professional nurse.
Lakeview College of Nursing is a single purpose institution that has focused on excellence in nursing education since 1894. The Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program is offered in Danville, IL, as well as in Charleston, IL, through a cooperative agreement with Eastern Illinois University.
Lakeview College of Nursing has a current enrollment of 284 students: 132 registered at the Danville Campus and 151 at the Charleston Campus. Approximately 12% of our students are male, 86% are female and about 1% did not report their sex for reporting purposes. We have a very diverse student body with 25% considering themselves an ethnic minority: 12.7% Black, 5.7% Asian, 3.5% Hispanic, 2.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native, .7% Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander, and 1% of an unnamed ethnicity.
The Lakeview College of Nursing Danville Campus offers all amenities under one roof: classrooms equipped with the latest technology, a fully-stocked nursing arts laboratory, a modern chemistry laboratory, a learning resource center, a state-of-the art computer lab, several faculty/staff offices, quiet study areas, a student lounge, and a conference room. The facilities create a caring, comfortable atmosphere which is conducive to the development of students and faculty.
The Lakeview College of Nursing Charleston Campus may utilize any of the public buildings on the campus of Eastern Illinois University. Courses may be scheduled within the LCN classroom at 580 W. Lincoln Ave. in Charleston, IL, or within the EIU Campus buildings. (For more information about the buildings on the EIU campus, please visit www.eiu.edu
.) Additionally, Lakeview students on campus at EIU utilize two separate nursing arts labs: one within the Health Services Building and another located within blocks of Eastern Illinois University located at 580 W. Lincoln Ave. Students also have access to the Booth Library, the Student Recreation Center, the Student Union, and computer labs.