Verve College

2625 Butterfield Road
Suite 102E
Oak Brook, IL 60523

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Main telephone 630.705.9999
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Other sites Verve College
216 West Jackson Blvd.
Suite 900
Chicago, IL 60606
Contact person name Nitasha Bindra
Contact person title Vice President and COO
Contact person e-mail Email
Contact person phone 630.705.9999
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Public or private Private
Type of school Nursing and Allied Health
Date founded 1997
Degrees offered Certificate of completion; certification training
School accreditation Approved by Illinois Board of Higher Education, Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation,
ABHES (Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools and COE (Council on Occupational Education.
Specialized accreditation Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation
Specialized licensure Illinois Board of Nursing
Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act eligible training provider PN (Practical Nursing) and Anatomy & Physiology
Setting Suburban (within commuting distance of a large city)
Closest major metropolitan area Chicago, IL
Population of city the school is in 9,000
Public transportation to campus PACE Bus and Metra
Student parking on campus Parking is available
Campus size 10,500 square feet in Oak Brook; 5,000 square feet in Chicago
County DuPage
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School visit availability 9:30 am - 6:00 pm, M-F, and 8:00 am - noon, SAT & SUN - Closed
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Additional information Email :
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Number of full time, male students 26
Number of full time, female students 104
Total number of full time students 130
Number of part time, male students 10
Number of part time, female students 15
Total number of part-time students 25
Total number of male students 36
Total number of female students 119
Total number of students Varies from course to course - 8 - 30
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0%
Asian 7%
Black 70%
Hispanic 15%
White 5%
Race/ethnicity unknown 3%
These figures reflect responses of people who chose to indicate their racial-ethnic background. All categories except Hispanic represent non-Hispanic students. International students are not included in these figures so they may not add up to 100 percent.
Percentage of students from out of state 0%
Number of states and territories represented 2
Other out-of-state student information 0
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Costs (for proprietary schools) PN tuition includes: ATI, Uniform, Books, Supplies, NCLEX Prep Book, & Licensure Exam
PN Program: $22,995.00

A&P Prep Course: $1,795 includes books
Tuition refund policy See enrollment agreement
For more information regarding the refund policy, please refer to school catalog:
Installment plan (you can pay tuition in several payments over the course of the term) Yes
Tuition guarantee (you aren't affected by tuition increases; the tuition you pay your first year is the amount you pay all years) Yes
Other tuition payment plan information Bi-weekly or monthly interest free payment plan is available.
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Financial aid contact person Financial Aid Department
Financial aid contact e-mail Email
Financial aid phone 630.705.9999 (Oakbrook)
312.920.8822 (Chicago)
Financial aid office website For any questions regarding Financial Aid assistance, please call 630.705.9999 and ask to speak to a Financial Aid Representative or email our financial aid team at
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Other requirements Compliance with all the requirements of Department of Education. Submission of all documents and Signing of document required to be maintained in the Financial Aid File
Application deadline (for fall term) Continuous
Letters about aid sent to applicants Upon approval of FAFSA, Award letter must be signed in person.
Percentage of students who received financial aid varies
Average amount of financial aid awarded
Loan varies
Grant from the school none
Grant from state government varies
Grant from federal government varies
Percentage of students awarded each type of financial aid
Loan varies
Grant from the school none
Grant from state government varies
Grant from federal government varies
Other proprietary school aid information varies
Percentage of students who took out loans to pay for school 89%
Average student loan debt for last graduating class varies
Federal PLUS loans (for parents) Yes
Other loan program information Sallie Mae
Need-based scholarships and grants
Federal Pell Grants Yes
State-sponsored scholarships and grants Yes
Other need-based scholarship information Nursing Education Scholarship Program.
Employee reimbursement, America Imagine Foundation
Veteran's benefits
Veteran's benefits, such as the GI Bill, are honored Yes
Other financial aid program information FAFSA
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Admissions contact title Admission Advisor
Admissions contact e-mail Find more information on this website
Admissions phone (local) 630.705.9999 (Oakbrook)
312.920.8822 (Chicago)
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For incoming students Minimally difficult (about 95% of applicants accepted)
Groups or programs with a different entrance difficulty level All policies are applied to all the students. Student who do not meet the entrance requirement are not accepted
Entrance difficulty level for these groups Minimally difficult (about 95% of applicants accepted)
Other information about entrance difficulty Non-compliance of any department: Admission, Financial Aid or Accounting
High school education High school diploma required and GED accepted.
Required high school courses English, Math and Biology
Other education requirements for admission 6-8 Credit hours of Anatomy and Physiology from an accredited college or University required.
Admission is available continuous
Application deadline Two weeks prior to the start of cohort
Application fee $100/$150, Application Fee $75 (Non-refundable)
Application fee waived n/a
Submit these items:
Application Required for all students
College transcript Required for all students
High school GPA (minimum) 2.0
High school GPA Required for all students
High school transcript or GED certificate Required for all students
Interview Required for all students
Letters of recommendation (#) 2 for LPN program only
Letters of recommendation Required for all students
Written essay or personal statement Required for all students
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Other application materials Required for all students
Required exams ATI TEAS Entrance Exam
Average GPA (on 4.0 scale) 2.0 to 2.5
Letters of recommendation 2 for LPN program only, required for all students
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Certificate or diploma Yes
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To get a catalog Email
Academic calendar continous
Grading system Letter grade, GPA 3.0 and clinical is Pass/Fail
Number of faculty on campus 32
Student faculty ratio 25:2
Average class size
Lecture 25-30
Laboratory 8
Evenings Yes
Short-term courses Yes
Weekends Yes
Other attendance options Weekend classes
Computers on campus for student use Yes
Computer lab available to students Yes
Information about other special programs ATI Nursing and Elsevier/Evolve Nursing Resources are used within the curriculum
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Academic advising Yes
Tutoring Yes
Other information about academic services Fully equipped classrooms, labs, library, study guides and on-line resources
Basic job skills Yes
Orientation Yes
Student lounge Yes
Other services other Free Tutoring Session, Computer Lab, Fully equipped Nursing Lab, Career Services.
Disabilities contact e-mail Email
Disabilities contact phone 630.705.9999
Disabilities services website
Students can find this information in our school catalog
Number of students with a disability served in a recent year 0
Barrier-free campus Yes
Designated parking Yes
Registration assistance Yes
Tutors Yes
Disabilities services other Student who provide proper document from ADA, stating the disability. Assistance with extension of time on exams, etc. is made.
Low-income students Yes
Minorities Yes
Veterans Yes
Other campus security Both campuses have Security Guards
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Career contact e-mail address Email
Career contact phone 630.705.9999
Had a full-time job offer within six months of graduation 90%
Was counseled by the career services office All students who requested it received career assistance.
Alumni networking and mentoring Yes
Career counseling Yes, Ongoing
Job bank Yes
Job fairs Yes
Job interview preparation Yes
On campus recruitment by employers Yes
Placement assistance Yes
Résumé preparation assistance Yes
Résumé referral to employers Yes
Source: Illinois Career Information System (CIS) brought to you by Illinois Department of Employment Security. If you have questions or concerns about the information displaying please contact Illinois Career Information System.