Frontier Nursing University

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U.S. News Rankings

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#41 Overall Score: 79 Best Online Nursing Programs

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Graduate Nursing Program Overview

Frontier Nursing University is a private institution. The admissions deadline for these programs is rolling.

Quick Stats

Academic year founded 2001-2002
Total enrollment 1,778
2013-2014 Tuition (per credit) $505 (in-state)
$505 (out-of-state)
Application deadline rolling
Admissions URL
Admissions e-mail

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U.S. News Rankings

Faculty Credentials and Training rank 93
Faculty Credentials and Training score 71
Student Services and Technology rank 66
Student Services and Technology score 51
Student Engagement rank 25
Student Engagement score 79
Admissions Selectivity rank 71
Admissions Selectivity score 40
Peer assessment score (out of 5) 3.6


Application deadline (U.S. residents) rolling
Application deadline (international students) rolling
Admissions website
Director of admissions Sherri Davis
Admissions phone (606) 672-2312
Admissions email

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School awards Doctorate of Nursing Practice Yes
Instructional faculty that teach courses accessible online 64 full-time; 26 part-time
Tenured or tenure-track faculty N/A
Average experience teaching online courses 5 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
One-year retention rates
Graduation rates
Graduation rates
Within 3 years (2012-2013) 88%
Within 3 years (2011-2012) 65%

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Student Body

Enrollment 1,778
Student gender distribution
Student gender distribution

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Technology & Support

Instructor response expected within (hours) 72
24/7 live tech support No
Alumni/alumnae relations 0

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Paying for School

Part-time tuition (per credit, in-state) $505
Part-time tuition (per credit, out-of-state) $505
Full-time tuition (per credit, in-state) $505
Full-time tuition (per credit, out-of-state) $505

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