Best Online Graduate Nursing Programs

These are the best online master's in nursing degree programs, based on factors such as graduation rates, academic and career support services offered to students and admissions selectivity. See the methodology »

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Rank School Faculty Credentials and Training Student Services and Technology Student Engagement Admissions Selectivity
#24 Overall Score: 84 Johns Hopkins University

Baltimore, MD

78 64 57 85
#24 Overall Score: 84 Old Dominion University

Norfolk, VA

86 62 81 34
#24 Overall Score: 84 Samford University

Birmingham, AL

84 57 86 35
#24 Overall Score: 84 University of Central Florida

Orlando, FL

87 58 69 70
#24 Overall Score: 84 University of Kansas

Lawrence, KS

78 75 61 65
#24 Overall Score: 84 University of Michigan—​Flint

Flint, MI

80 48 78 100
#32 Overall Score: 83 Indiana University-​Purdue University—​Indianapolis

Indianapolis, IN

83 62 66 58
#32 Overall Score: 83 Ohio State University

Columbus, OH

76 62 67 74
#34 Overall Score: 82 Angelo State University

San Angelo, TX

81 62 79 89
#34 Overall Score: 82 Michigan State University

East Lansing, MI

76 53 67 87
#34 Overall Score: 82 University of Mississippi Medical Center

Jackson, MS

82 56 67 76
#37 Overall Score: 81 Clarion University of Pennsylvania/​Edinboro University of Pennsylvania

Clarion, PA

91 56 75 77
#37 Overall Score: 81 Regis University

Denver, CO

73 53 83 72
#37 Overall Score: 81 University of Cincinnati

Cincinnati, OH

87 57 66 40
#37 Overall Score: 81 Wheeling Jesuit University

Wheeling, WV

77 47 88 77
#41 Overall Score: 79 American Sentinel University

Aurora, CO

83 68 76 8
#41 Overall Score: 79 Delta State University

Cleveland, MS

78 58 87 74
#41 Overall Score: 79 Frontier Nursing University

Hyden, KY

71 51 79 40
#41 Overall Score: 79 West Texas A&M University

Canyon, TX

88 40 86 35
#45 Overall Score: 78 University of North Carolina—​Greensboro

Greensboro, NC

82 44 81 24
#45 Overall Score: 78 Yale University

New Haven, CT

69 48 77 31
#47 Overall Score: 77 Duke University

Durham, NC

81 66 40 74
#48 Overall Score: 76 George Mason University

Fairfax, VA

75 52 59 79
#48 Overall Score: 76 Idaho State University

Pocatello, ID

88 62 56 34
#48 Overall Score: 76 University of West Georgia

Carrollton, GA

90 67 67 54

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Updated 1/24/14: See the Morse Code blog for an update made to the 2014 Best Online Graduate Nursing Programs.

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