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
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Monmouth University

West Long Branch, NJ

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#86 Overall Score: 62 Nebraska Methodist College

Omaha, NE

72 40 72 16
#94 Overall Score: 58 New Mexico State University

Las Cruces, NM

70 47 32 34
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Northern Arizona University

Flagstaff, AZ

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Northern Kentucky University

Highland Heights, KY

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Northern Michigan University

Marquette, MI

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Northwestern State University of Louisiana

Natchitoches, LA

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#68 Overall Score: 69 Norwich University

Northfield, VT

68 45 80 77
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Nova Southeastern University

Fort Lauderdale, FL

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#32 Overall Score: 83 Ohio State University

Columbus, OH

76 62 67 74
#24 Overall Score: 84 Old Dominion University

Norfolk, VA

86 62 81 34
#37 Overall Score: 81 Regis University

Denver, CO

73 53 83 72
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Research College of Nursing

Kansas City, MO

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Robert Morris University

Moon Township, PA

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#82 Overall Score: 63 Roberts Wesleyan College

Rochester, NY

78 43 35 85
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Rush University

Chicago, IL

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#90 Overall Score: 60 Sacred Heart University

Fairfield, CT

63 63 42 64
#24 Overall Score: 84 Samford University

Birmingham, AL

84 57 86 35
UR Unranked. Program too new or too small for U.S. News to calculate a ranking. Simmons College

Boston, MA

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#86 Overall Score: 62 South Dakota State University

Brookings, SD

73 30 64 31
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Southeastern Louisiana University

Hammond, LA

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#65 Overall Score: 70 Southern Illinois University—​Edwardsville

Edwardsville, IL

78 62 47 36
#82 Overall Score: 63 Spring Hill College

Mobile, AL

74 33 64 41
#62 Overall Score: 71 St. Francis Medical Center College of Nursing

Peoria, IL

66 56 81 72
#90 Overall Score: 60 St. Louis University

St. Louis, MO

62 23 37 93

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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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