California State University—​Chico

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#81 Overall Score: 64 Best Online Nursing Programs

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Graduate Nursing Program Overview

California State University--Chico is a public institution where all of the graduate-level, online nursing classes are recorded and archived, so that students can access lecture material at their own convenience. One hundred percent of students are already employed when they first enroll. The admissions deadline for these programs is May 1.

Quick Stats

Academic year founded 1994-1995
Total enrollment 10
2013-2014 Tuition (per credit) N/A (in-state)
N/A (out-of-state)
Application deadline May 1
Admissions URL
Admissions e-mail

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U.S. News Rankings

Faculty Credentials and Training rank 6
Faculty Credentials and Training score 92
Student Services and Technology rank 105
Student Services and Technology score 38
Student Engagement rank 86
Student Engagement score 45
Admissions Selectivity rank 113
Admissions Selectivity score 17


Application deadline (U.S. residents) May 1
Application deadline (international students) rolling
Admissions website
Director of admissions Jennifer Lillibridge
Admissions phone (530) 898-5891
Admissions email

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School awards Doctorate of Nursing Practice No
Instructional faculty that teach courses accessible online 7 full-time; 0 part-time
Tenured or tenure-track faculty 7
Average experience teaching online courses 10 years
Can earn degree entirely online No
Students enroll as online students Online and on-campus students are in separate courses
Classes include campus-based students N/A
One-year retention rates N/A
Graduation rates
Graduation rates
Within 3 years (2012-2013) 50%
Within 3 years (2011-2012) 50%

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Student Body

Enrollment 10
Student gender distribution
Student gender distribution

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Technology & Support

Instructor response expected within (hours) 48
24/7 live tech support No
Alumni/alumnae relations 0

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Paying for School

Part-time tuition (per credit, in-state) $325
Part-time tuition (per credit, out-of-state) $1,273
Full-time tuition (per credit, in-state) N/A
Full-time tuition (per credit, out-of-state) N/A

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