Peoria isn’t just the heart of Illinois. It’s the heart of the country. We’re roughly three hours to Chicago, three hours to Indianapolis and three hours to St. Louis. Our international airport (with free parking!) makes it easy to get where you need to go.
The Peoria area offers career opportunities, not only in medicine, but in technology, education and industry as well. Companies, both established and new, provide our area with a diverse, thriving economy.
Peoria has job opportunities for residents after program completion. The Greater Peoria area has 708 health care establishments that employ 29,731 people, 25% above the national average. In addition to UnityPoint, OSF HealthCare is based here, including the world-class medical innovation space at Jump and the award-winning OSF HealthCare Children’s Hospital of Illinois.