East Carolina University

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#5 Overall Score: 91 Best Online Nursing Programs

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Graduate Nursing Program Overview

East Carolina University 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. Ninety-nine percent of students are already employed when they first enroll. The admissions deadline for these programs is February 15.

Quick Stats

Academic year founded 1993-1994
Total enrollment 622
2013-2014 Tuition (per credit) $307 (in-state)
$911 (out-of-state)
Application deadline February 15
Admissions URL http://www.nursing.ecu.edu
Admissions e-mail gradnurs@ecu.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 2
Student Services and Technology score 88
Student Engagement rank 32
Student Engagement score 76
Admissions Selectivity rank 23
Admissions Selectivity score 81
Peer assessment score (out of 5) 3.0

Applying

Application deadline (U.S. residents) February 15
Application deadline (international students) February 15
Admissions website http://www.nursing.ecu.edu
Director of admissions Erin Rogers
Admissions phone (252) 744-6477
Admissions email gradnurs@ecu.edu

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Academics

School awards Doctorate of Nursing Practice No
Instructional faculty that teach courses accessible online 29 full-time; 8 part-time
Tenured or tenure-track faculty 13
Average experience teaching online courses 4 years
Can earn degree entirely online Depends
Classes include campus-based students No
One-year retention rates
One-year retention rates
Graduation rates
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Within 3 years (2012-2013) 57%
Within 3 years (2011-2012) 53%

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Student Body

Enrollment 622
Student gender distribution
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Technology & Support

Instructor response expected within (hours) 24
24/7 live tech support Yes
Alumni/alumnae relations 0

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Paying for School

Part-time tuition (per credit, in-state) $307
Part-time tuition (per credit, out-of-state) $911
Full-time tuition (per credit, in-state) $307
Full-time tuition (per credit, out-of-state) $911

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