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
#41 Overall Score: 79 Frontier Nursing University

Hyden, KY

71 51 79 40
#48 Overall Score: 76 Western University of Health Sciences

Pomona, CA

86 55 78 46
#24 Overall Score: 84 University of Michigan—​Flint

Flint, MI

80 48 78 100
#4 Overall Score: 92 George Washington University

Washington, DC

88 72 77 76
#3 Overall Score: 96 University of Massachusetts—​Amherst

Amherst, MA

100 66 77 97
#45 Overall Score: 78 Yale University

New Haven, CT

69 48 77 31
#5 Overall Score: 91 East Carolina University

Greenville, NC

83 88 76 81
#41 Overall Score: 79 American Sentinel University

Aurora, CO

83 68 76 8
#90 Overall Score: 60 University of Memphis

Memphis, TN

43 47 76 38
#56 Overall Score: 74 Union University

Jackson, TN

83 42 75 76
#16 Overall Score: 88 Stony Brook University—​SUNY

Stony Brook, NY

75 78 75 88
#19 Overall Score: 87 Ball State University

Muncie, IN

90 58 75 67
#37 Overall Score: 81 Clarion University of Pennsylvania/​Edinboro University of Pennsylvania

Clarion, PA

91 56 75 77
#10 Overall Score: 89 Texas A&M University—​Corpus Christi

Corpus Christi, TX

92 53 74 96
#10 Overall Score: 89 University of Nevada—​Las Vegas

Las Vegas, NV

81 77 73 89
#86 Overall Score: 62 Nebraska Methodist College

Omaha, NE

72 40 72 16
#16 Overall Score: 88 University of Texas—​Tyler

Tyler, TX

84 62 72 80
#56 Overall Score: 74 University of South Alabama

Mobile, AL

78 51 71 31
#24 Overall Score: 84 University of Central Florida

Orlando, FL

87 58 69 70
#52 Overall Score: 75 Arizona State University

Tempe, AZ

64 38 68 77
#10 Overall Score: 89 Florida State University

Tallahassee, FL

79 100 68 82
#52 Overall Score: 75 Troy University

Troy, AL

80 57 68 41
#32 Overall Score: 83 Ohio State University

Columbus, OH

76 62 67 74
#34 Overall Score: 82 University of Mississippi Medical Center

Jackson, MS

82 56 67 76
#52 Overall Score: 75 University of Colorado—​Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs, CO

79 37 67 43

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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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