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 http://www.musc.edu/es
Admissions e-mail hudsonly@musc.edu

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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

Applying

Application deadline (U.S. residents) March 15
Application deadline (international students) March 15
Admissions website http://www.musc.edu/es
Director of admissions Lyla Hudson
Admissions phone (843) 792-7408
Admissions email hudsonly@musc.edu

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Academics

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
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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