East Tennessee State University

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#71 Overall Score: 67 Best Online Nursing Programs

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Graduate Nursing Program Overview

East Tennessee State 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. The admissions deadline for these programs is February 1.

Quick Stats

Academic year founded 2004-2005
Total enrollment 179
2013-2014 Tuition (per credit) N/A (in-state)
N/A (out-of-state)
Application deadline February 1
Admissions URL http://www.etsu.edu/nursing/studentsservices/
Admissions e-mail nursing@etsu.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 111
Student Services and Technology score 30
Student Engagement rank 63
Student Engagement score 62
Admissions Selectivity rank 94
Admissions Selectivity score 32


Application deadline (U.S. residents) February 1
Application deadline (international students) February 1
Admissions website http://www.etsu.edu/nursing/studentsservices/
Director of admissions Scott Vaughn
Admissions phone (888) 376-8773
Admissions email nursing@etsu.edu

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School awards Doctorate of Nursing Practice Yes
Instructional faculty that teach courses accessible online 23 full-time; 12 part-time
Tenured or tenure-track faculty 23
Average experience teaching online courses 3 years
Can earn degree entirely online Yes
Students enroll as online students Online and on-campus students are in separate courses
Classes include campus-based students No
One-year retention rates
One-year retention rates
Graduation rates
Graduation rates
Within 3 years (2012-2013) 70%
Within 3 years (2011-2012) 60%

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Student Body

Enrollment 179
Student gender distribution
Student gender distribution

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Technology & Support

Instructor response expected within (hours) 48
24/7 live tech support Yes
Alumni/alumnae relations 0

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Paying for School

Part-time tuition (per credit, in-state) $479
Part-time tuition (per credit, out-of-state) $1,182
Full-time tuition (per credit, in-state) N/A
Full-time tuition (per credit, out-of-state) N/A

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