Medical University of South Carolina

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#2 Overall Score: 97 Best Online Nursing Programs

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Graduate Nursing Program Overview

Medical University of South Carolina 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. Eighty-eight percent of students are already employed when they first enroll. The admissions deadline for these programs is March 15.

Quick Stats

Academic year founded 2004-2005
Total enrollment 199
2013-2014 Tuition (per credit) $884 (in-state)
$1,061 (out-of-state)
Application deadline March 15
Admissions URL
Admissions e-mail

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U.S. News Rankings

Faculty Credentials and Training rank 2
Faculty Credentials and Training score 97
Student Services and Technology rank 45
Student Services and Technology score 57
Student Engagement rank 9
Student Engagement score 86
Admissions Selectivity rank 6
Admissions Selectivity score 95
Peer assessment score (out of 5) 3.4


Application deadline (U.S. residents) March 15
Application deadline (international students) March 15
Admissions website
Director of admissions Lyla Hudson
Admissions phone (843) 792-7408
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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 6 years
Can earn degree entirely online No
Classes include campus-based students N/A
One-year retention rates
One-year retention rates
Graduation rates
Graduation rates
Within 3 years (2012-2013) 77%
Within 3 years (2011-2012) 81%

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Student Body

Enrollment 199
Student gender distribution
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Technology & Support

Instructor response expected within (hours) 24
24/7 live tech support No
Alumni/alumnae relations 2

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Paying for School

Part-time tuition (per credit, in-state) $819
Part-time tuition (per credit, out-of-state) $985
Full-time tuition (per credit, in-state) $884
Full-time tuition (per credit, out-of-state) $1,061

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