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 Western University of Health Sciences

Pomona, CA

86 55 78 46
#52 Overall Score: 75 Arizona State University

Tempe, AZ

64 38 68 77
#52 Overall Score: 75 Chamberlain College of Nursing

Downers Grove, IL

89 56 63 57
#52 Overall Score: 75 Troy University

Troy, AL

80 57 68 41
#52 Overall Score: 75 University of Colorado—​Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs, CO

79 37 67 43
#56 Overall Score: 74 Union University

Jackson, TN

83 42 75 76
#56 Overall Score: 74 University of Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh, PA

76 28 53 99
#56 Overall Score: 74 University of South Alabama

Mobile, AL

78 51 71 31
#56 Overall Score: 74 University of Southern Indiana

Evansville, IN

81 39 64 65
#60 Overall Score: 73 Cleveland State University

Cleveland, OH

91 52 58 75
#60 Overall Score: 73 University of Texas—​Brownsville

Brownsville, TX

90 62 51 57
#62 Overall Score: 71 Lewis University

Romeoville, IL

76 72 64 47
#62 Overall Score: 71 St. Francis Medical Center College of Nursing

Peoria, IL

66 56 81 72
#62 Overall Score: 71 University of San Francisco

San Francisco, CA

82 39 55 22
#65 Overall Score: 70 Southern Illinois University—​Edwardsville

Edwardsville, IL

78 62 47 36
#65 Overall Score: 70 University of Texas—​Arlington

Arlington, TX

70 29 60 63
#65 Overall Score: 70 West Virginia University

Morgantown, WV

77 59 49 44
#68 Overall Score: 69 Gardner-​Webb University

Boiling Springs, NC

88 50 62 30
#68 Overall Score: 69 Norwich University

Northfield, VT

68 45 80 77
#70 Overall Score: 68 Kaplan University

Davenport, IA

79 63 63 18
#71 Overall Score: 67 East Tennessee State University

Johnson City, TN

83 30 62 32
#71 Overall Score: 67 Fort Hays State University

Hays, KS

83 69 41 82
#71 Overall Score: 67 University of Arkansas

Fayetteville, AR

85 66 41 35
#71 Overall Score: 67 University of Wisconsin—​Oshkosh

Oshkosh, WI

46 44 81 34
#75 Overall Score: 66 Georgia Regents University

Augusta, GA

80 57 57 40

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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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