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
#95 Overall Score: 57 Jacksonville State University

Jacksonville, AL

70 30 57 35
#60 Overall Score: 73 Cleveland State University

Cleveland, OH

91 52 58 75
#48 Overall Score: 76 George Mason University

Fairfax, VA

75 52 59 79
#65 Overall Score: 70 University of Texas—​Arlington

Arlington, TX

70 29 60 63
#24 Overall Score: 84 Drexel University

Philadelphia, PA

84 69 61 68
#24 Overall Score: 84 University of Kansas

Lawrence, KS

78 75 61 65
#68 Overall Score: 69 Gardner-​Webb University

Boiling Springs, NC

88 50 62 30
#16 Overall Score: 88 University of South Carolina

Columbia, SC

96 62 62 85
#71 Overall Score: 67 East Tennessee State University

Johnson City, TN

83 30 62 32
#70 Overall Score: 68 Kaplan University

Davenport, IA

79 63 63 18
#52 Overall Score: 75 Chamberlain College of Nursing

Downers Grove, IL

89 56 63 57
#56 Overall Score: 74 University of Southern Indiana

Evansville, IN

81 39 64 65
#86 Overall Score: 62 South Dakota State University

Brookings, SD

73 30 64 31
#82 Overall Score: 63 Spring Hill College

Mobile, AL

74 33 64 41
#62 Overall Score: 71 Lewis University

Romeoville, IL

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

Lynchburg, VA

76 36 65 62
#32 Overall Score: 83 Indiana University-​Purdue University—​Indianapolis

Indianapolis, IN

83 62 66 58
#37 Overall Score: 81 University of Cincinnati

Cincinnati, OH

87 57 66 40
#34 Overall Score: 82 Michigan State University

East Lansing, MI

76 53 67 87
#48 Overall Score: 76 University of West Georgia

Carrollton, GA

90 67 67 54
#52 Overall Score: 75 University of Colorado—​Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs, CO

79 37 67 43
#34 Overall Score: 82 University of Mississippi Medical Center

Jackson, MS

82 56 67 76
#32 Overall Score: 83 Ohio State University

Columbus, OH

76 62 67 74
#52 Overall Score: 75 Troy University

Troy, AL

80 57 68 41
#10 Overall Score: 89 Florida State University

Tallahassee, FL

79 100 68 82

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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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