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
#68 Overall Score: 69 Norwich University

Northfield, VT

68 45 80 77
#24 Overall Score: 84 Ferris State University

Big Rapids, MI

78 67 95 77
#37 Overall Score: 81 Wheeling Jesuit University

Wheeling, WV

77 47 88 77
#75 Overall Score: 66 University of Virginia

Charlottesville, VA

66 40 41 77
#37 Overall Score: 81 Clarion University of Pennsylvania/​Edinboro University of Pennsylvania

Clarion, PA

91 56 75 77
#52 Overall Score: 75 Arizona State University

Tempe, AZ

64 38 68 77
#79 Overall Score: 65 Eastern Kentucky University

Richmond, KY

85 50 46 77
#56 Overall Score: 74 Union University

Jackson, TN

83 42 75 76
#34 Overall Score: 82 University of Mississippi Medical Center

Jackson, MS

82 56 67 76
#4 Overall Score: 92 George Washington University

Washington, DC

88 72 77 76
#60 Overall Score: 73 Cleveland State University

Cleveland, OH

91 52 58 75
#6 Overall Score: 90 Duquesne University

Pittsburgh, PA

83 59 80 75
#6 Overall Score: 90 University of Alabama—​Huntsville

Huntsville, AL

86 62 84 74
#32 Overall Score: 83 Ohio State University

Columbus, OH

76 62 67 74
#47 Overall Score: 77 Duke University

Durham, NC

81 66 40 74
#41 Overall Score: 79 Delta State University

Cleveland, MS

78 58 87 74
#62 Overall Score: 71 St. Francis Medical Center College of Nursing

Peoria, IL

66 56 81 72
#37 Overall Score: 81 Regis University

Denver, CO

73 53 83 72
#24 Overall Score: 84 University of Central Florida

Orlando, FL

87 58 69 70
#24 Overall Score: 84 Drexel University

Philadelphia, PA

84 69 61 68
#19 Overall Score: 87 Ball State University

Muncie, IN

90 58 75 67
#24 Overall Score: 84 University of Kansas

Lawrence, KS

78 75 61 65
#56 Overall Score: 74 University of Southern Indiana

Evansville, IN

81 39 64 65
#79 Overall Score: 65 University of Arizona

Tucson, AZ

73 58 31 64

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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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