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
#48 Overall Score: 76 George Mason University

Fairfax, VA

75 52 59 79
#4 Overall Score: 92 George Washington University

Washington, DC

88 72 77 76
#89 Overall Score: 61 Georgia College & State University

Milledgeville, GA

71 55 41 81
#75 Overall Score: 66 Georgia Regents University

Augusta, GA

80 57 57 40
#10 Overall Score: 89 Graceland University

Independence, MO

89 47 91 83
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Grand Canyon University

Phoenix, AZ

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#82 Overall Score: 63 Herzing University

Madison, WI

84 64 54 10
#48 Overall Score: 76 Idaho State University

Pocatello, ID

88 62 56 34
#32 Overall Score: 83 Indiana University-​Purdue University—​Indianapolis

Indianapolis, IN

83 62 66 58
#95 Overall Score: 57 Jacksonville State University

Jacksonville, AL

70 30 57 35
#24 Overall Score: 84 Johns Hopkins University

Baltimore, MD

78 64 57 85
#70 Overall Score: 68 Kaplan University

Davenport, IA

79 63 63 18
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Kennesaw State University

Kennesaw, GA

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#19 Overall Score: 87 Lamar University

Beaumont, TX

93 53 95 61
#62 Overall Score: 71 Lewis University

Romeoville, IL

76 72 64 47
#75 Overall Score: 66 Liberty University

Lynchburg, VA

76 36 65 62
#6 Overall Score: 90 Loyola University New Orleans

New Orleans, LA

85 62 81 81
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Lynchburg College

Lynchburg, VA

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Mansfield University of Pennsylvania

Mansfield, PA

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Maryville University of St. Louis

Saint Louis, MO

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McKendree University

Lebanon, IL

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McNeese State University

Lake Charles, LA

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#2 Overall Score: 97 Medical University of South Carolina

Charleston, SC

97 57 86 95
#95 Overall Score: 57 Mercy College

Dobbs Ferry, NY

80 58 39 33
#34 Overall Score: 82 Michigan State University

East Lansing, MI

76 53 67 87

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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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