Michigan State University

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#34 Overall Score: 82 Best Online Nursing Programs

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Graduate Nursing Program Overview

Michigan 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. One hundred percent of students are already employed when they first enroll. The admissions deadline for these programs is May 1.

Quick Stats

Academic year founded 2003-2004
Total enrollment 145
2013-2014 Tuition (per credit) $621 (in-state)
$1,220 (out-of-state)
Application deadline May 1
Admissions URL http://nursing.msu.edu
Admissions e-mail nurse@hc.msu.edu

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U.S. News Rankings

Faculty Credentials and Training rank 77
Faculty Credentials and Training score 76
Student Services and Technology rank 58
Student Services and Technology score 53
Student Engagement rank 49
Student Engagement score 67
Admissions Selectivity rank 15
Admissions Selectivity score 87
Peer assessment score (out of 5) 3.6


Application deadline (U.S. residents) May 1
Application deadline (international students) May 1
Admissions website http://nursing.msu.edu
Director of admissions Shannon Brecheisen
Admissions phone (517) 353-4827
Admissions email nurse@hc.msu.edu

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School awards Doctorate of Nursing Practice Yes
Instructional faculty that teach courses accessible online 18 full-time; 12 part-time
Tenured or tenure-track faculty 9
Average experience teaching online courses N/A
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) 68%
Within 3 years (2011-2012) 63%

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Student Body

Enrollment 145
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) $621
Part-time tuition (per credit, out-of-state) $1,220
Full-time tuition (per credit, in-state) $621
Full-time tuition (per credit, out-of-state) $1,220

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