Duquesne University

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#6 Overall Score: 90 Best Online Nursing Programs

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Graduate Nursing Program Overview

Duquesne University is a private 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 March 1.

Quick Stats

Academic year founded 1999-2000
Total enrollment 136
2013-2014 Tuition (per credit) $1,036 (in-state)
$1,036 (out-of-state)
Application deadline March 1
Admissions URL http://www.duq.edu/nursing
Admissions e-mail nursing@duq.edu

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U.S. News Rankings

Faculty Credentials and Training rank 32
Faculty Credentials and Training score 83
Student Services and Technology rank 38
Student Services and Technology score 59
Student Engagement rank 22
Student Engagement score 80
Admissions Selectivity rank 38
Admissions Selectivity score 75
Peer assessment score (out of 5) 3.8


Application deadline (U.S. residents) March 1
Application deadline (international students) March 1
Admissions website http://www.duq.edu/nursing
Director of admissions Susan Hardner
Admissions phone (412) 396-4945
Admissions email nursing@duq.edu

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School awards Doctorate of Nursing Practice Yes
Instructional faculty that teach courses accessible online 24 full-time; 6 part-time
Tenured or tenure-track faculty 21
Average experience teaching online courses 14 years
Can earn degree entirely online Depends
Classes include campus-based students N/A
One-year retention rates
One-year retention rates
Graduation rates
Graduation rates
Within 3 years (2012-2013) 58%
Within 3 years (2011-2012) 60%

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Student Body

Enrollment 136
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 1

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Paying for School

Part-time tuition (per credit, in-state) $1,036
Part-time tuition (per credit, out-of-state) $1,036
Full-time tuition (per credit, in-state) $1,036
Full-time tuition (per credit, out-of-state) $1,036

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