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
#45 Overall Score: 78 Yale University

New Haven, CT

69 48 77 31
#41 Overall Score: 79 American Sentinel University

Aurora, CO

83 68 76 8
#41 Overall Score: 79 Delta State University

Cleveland, MS

78 58 87 74
#41 Overall Score: 79 Frontier Nursing University

Hyden, KY

71 51 79 40
#41 Overall Score: 79 West Texas A&M University

Canyon, TX

88 40 86 35
#37 Overall Score: 81 Clarion University of Pennsylvania/​Edinboro University of Pennsylvania

Clarion, PA

91 56 75 77
#37 Overall Score: 81 Regis University

Denver, CO

73 53 83 72
#37 Overall Score: 81 University of Cincinnati

Cincinnati, OH

87 57 66 40
#37 Overall Score: 81 Wheeling Jesuit University

Wheeling, WV

77 47 88 77
#34 Overall Score: 82 Angelo State University

San Angelo, TX

81 62 79 89
#34 Overall Score: 82 Michigan State University

East Lansing, MI

76 53 67 87
#34 Overall Score: 82 University of Mississippi Medical Center

Jackson, MS

82 56 67 76
#32 Overall Score: 83 Indiana University-​Purdue University—​Indianapolis

Indianapolis, IN

83 62 66 58
#32 Overall Score: 83 Ohio State University

Columbus, OH

76 62 67 74
#24 Overall Score: 84 Drexel University

Philadelphia, PA

84 69 61 68
#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
#24 Overall Score: 84 Old Dominion University

Norfolk, VA

86 62 81 34
#24 Overall Score: 84 Samford University

Birmingham, AL

84 57 86 35
#24 Overall Score: 84 University of Central Florida

Orlando, FL

87 58 69 70
#24 Overall Score: 84 University of Kansas

Lawrence, KS

78 75 61 65
#24 Overall Score: 84 University of Michigan—​Flint

Flint, MI

80 48 78 100
#23 Overall Score: 85 Texas Christian University

Fort Worth, TX

83 51 83 61
#22 Overall Score: 86 Clarkson College

Omaha, NE

80 66 87 93
#19 Overall Score: 87 Ball State University

Muncie, IN

90 58 75 67

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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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