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U.S. News Rankings

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#70 Overall Score: 68 Best Online Nursing Programs

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Graduate Nursing Program Overview

Kaplan University is a proprietary 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 percent of students are already employed when they first enroll. The admissions deadline for these programs is rolling.

Quick Stats

Academic year founded 2007-2008
Total enrollment 1,378
2013-2014 Tuition (per credit) $368 (in-state)
$368 (out-of-state)
Application deadline rolling
Admissions URL http://www.kaplanuniversity.edu/nursing/nursing-master-degree.aspx
Admissions e-mail nupooled@kaplan.edu

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U.S. News Rankings

Faculty Credentials and Training rank 57
Faculty Credentials and Training score 79
Student Services and Technology rank 23
Student Services and Technology score 63
Student Engagement rank 61
Student Engagement score 63
Admissions Selectivity rank 112
Admissions Selectivity score 18
Peer assessment score (out of 5) 1.8

Applying

Application deadline (U.S. residents) rolling
Application deadline (international students) rolling
Admissions website http://www.kaplanuniversity.edu/nursing/nursing-master-degree.aspx
Director of admissions William Corhoff
Admissions phone (866) 527-5268
Admissions email nupooled@kaplan.edu

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Academics

School awards Doctorate of Nursing Practice Yes
Instructional faculty that teach courses accessible online 22 full-time; 96 part-time
Tenured or tenure-track faculty 0
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 N/A
One-year retention rates
One-year retention rates
Graduation rates
Graduation rates
Within 3 years (2012-2013) 41%
Within 3 years (2011-2012) 39%

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Student Body

Enrollment 1,378
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 N/A

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Paying for School

Part-time tuition (per credit, in-state) $368
Part-time tuition (per credit, out-of-state) $368
Full-time tuition (per credit, in-state) $368
Full-time tuition (per credit, out-of-state) $368

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