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 University of West Georgia

Carrollton, GA

90 67 67 54
#34 Overall Score: 82 Michigan State University

East Lansing, MI

76 53 67 87
#37 Overall Score: 81 University of Cincinnati

Cincinnati, OH

87 57 66 40
#32 Overall Score: 83 Indiana University-​Purdue University—​Indianapolis

Indianapolis, IN

83 62 66 58
#75 Overall Score: 66 Liberty University

Lynchburg, VA

76 36 65 62
#62 Overall Score: 71 Lewis University

Romeoville, IL

76 72 64 47
#82 Overall Score: 63 Spring Hill College

Mobile, AL

74 33 64 41
#86 Overall Score: 62 South Dakota State University

Brookings, SD

73 30 64 31
#56 Overall Score: 74 University of Southern Indiana

Evansville, IN

81 39 64 65
#52 Overall Score: 75 Chamberlain College of Nursing

Downers Grove, IL

89 56 63 57
#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
#16 Overall Score: 88 University of South Carolina

Columbia, SC

96 62 62 85
#68 Overall Score: 69 Gardner-​Webb University

Boiling Springs, NC

88 50 62 30
#24 Overall Score: 84 University of Kansas

Lawrence, KS

78 75 61 65
#24 Overall Score: 84 Drexel University

Philadelphia, PA

84 69 61 68
#65 Overall Score: 70 University of Texas—​Arlington

Arlington, TX

70 29 60 63
#48 Overall Score: 76 George Mason University

Fairfax, VA

75 52 59 79
#60 Overall Score: 73 Cleveland State University

Cleveland, OH

91 52 58 75
#95 Overall Score: 57 Jacksonville State University

Jacksonville, AL

70 30 57 35
#24 Overall Score: 84 Johns Hopkins University

Baltimore, MD

78 64 57 85
#75 Overall Score: 66 Georgia Regents University

Augusta, GA

80 57 57 40
#48 Overall Score: 76 Idaho State University

Pocatello, ID

88 62 56 34
#62 Overall Score: 71 University of San Francisco

San Francisco, CA

82 39 55 22
#82 Overall Score: 63 Herzing University

Madison, WI

84 64 54 10

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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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