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
#75 Overall Score: 66 Georgia Regents University

Augusta, GA

80 57 57 40
#95 Overall Score: 57 Mercy College

Dobbs Ferry, NY

80 58 39 33
#24 Overall Score: 84 University of Michigan—​Flint

Flint, MI

80 48 78 100
#10 Overall Score: 89 Florida State University

Tallahassee, FL

79 100 68 82
#70 Overall Score: 68 Kaplan University

Davenport, IA

79 63 63 18
#52 Overall Score: 75 University of Colorado—​Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs, CO

79 37 67 43
#24 Overall Score: 84 University of Kansas

Lawrence, KS

78 75 61 65
#41 Overall Score: 79 Delta State University

Cleveland, MS

78 58 87 74
#24 Overall Score: 84 Ferris State University

Big Rapids, MI

78 67 95 77
#24 Overall Score: 84 Johns Hopkins University

Baltimore, MD

78 64 57 85
#82 Overall Score: 63 Roberts Wesleyan College

Rochester, NY

78 43 35 85
#65 Overall Score: 70 Southern Illinois University—​Edwardsville

Edwardsville, IL

78 62 47 36
#56 Overall Score: 74 University of South Alabama

Mobile, AL

78 51 71 31
#10 Overall Score: 89 University of Missouri—​Kansas City

Kansas City, MO

78 51 85 89
#82 Overall Score: 63 Stevenson University

Stevenson, MD

77 49 49 31
#37 Overall Score: 81 Wheeling Jesuit University

Wheeling, WV

77 47 88 77
#65 Overall Score: 70 West Virginia University

Morgantown, WV

77 59 49 44
#75 Overall Score: 66 University of Missouri

Columbia, MO

77 54 40 31
#56 Overall Score: 74 University of Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh, PA

76 28 53 99
#34 Overall Score: 82 Michigan State University

East Lansing, MI

76 53 67 87
#32 Overall Score: 83 Ohio State University

Columbus, OH

76 62 67 74
#75 Overall Score: 66 Liberty University

Lynchburg, VA

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

Romeoville, IL

76 72 64 47
#16 Overall Score: 88 Stony Brook University—​SUNY

Stony Brook, NY

75 78 75 88
#48 Overall Score: 76 George Mason University

Fairfax, VA

75 52 59 79

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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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