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
#90 Overall Score: 60 Sacred Heart University

Fairfield, CT

63 63 42 64
#65 Overall Score: 70 University of Texas—​Arlington

Arlington, TX

70 29 60 63
#75 Overall Score: 66 Liberty University

Lynchburg, VA

76 36 65 62
#10 Overall Score: 89 University of Colorado—​Denver

Denver, CO

82 62 80 62
#23 Overall Score: 85 Texas Christian University

Fort Worth, TX

83 51 83 61
#19 Overall Score: 87 Lamar University

Beaumont, TX

93 53 95 61
#32 Overall Score: 83 Indiana University-​Purdue University—​Indianapolis

Indianapolis, IN

83 62 66 58
#60 Overall Score: 73 University of Texas—​Brownsville

Brownsville, TX

90 62 51 57
#52 Overall Score: 75 Chamberlain College of Nursing

Downers Grove, IL

89 56 63 57
#48 Overall Score: 76 University of West Georgia

Carrollton, GA

90 67 67 54
#62 Overall Score: 71 Lewis University

Romeoville, IL

76 72 64 47
#48 Overall Score: 76 Western University of Health Sciences

Pomona, CA

86 55 78 46
#65 Overall Score: 70 West Virginia University

Morgantown, WV

77 59 49 44
#52 Overall Score: 75 University of Colorado—​Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs, CO

79 37 67 43
#52 Overall Score: 75 Troy University

Troy, AL

80 57 68 41
#82 Overall Score: 63 Spring Hill College

Mobile, AL

74 33 64 41
#37 Overall Score: 81 University of Cincinnati

Cincinnati, OH

87 57 66 40
#41 Overall Score: 79 Frontier Nursing University

Hyden, KY

71 51 79 40
#75 Overall Score: 66 Georgia Regents University

Augusta, GA

80 57 57 40
#6 Overall Score: 90 University of Texas Medical Branch—​Galveston

Galveston, TX

80 72 90 38
#90 Overall Score: 60 University of Memphis

Memphis, TN

43 47 76 38
#65 Overall Score: 70 Southern Illinois University—​Edwardsville

Edwardsville, IL

78 62 47 36
#95 Overall Score: 57 Jacksonville State University

Jacksonville, AL

70 30 57 35
#71 Overall Score: 67 University of Arkansas

Fayetteville, AR

85 66 41 35
#24 Overall Score: 84 Samford University

Birmingham, AL

84 57 86 35

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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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