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 Western University of Health Sciences

Pomona, CA

86 55 78 46
#75 Overall Score: 66 University of Missouri

Columbia, MO

77 54 40 31
#19 Overall Score: 87 Lamar University

Beaumont, TX

93 53 95 61
#10 Overall Score: 89 Texas A&M University—​Corpus Christi

Corpus Christi, TX

92 53 74 96
#34 Overall Score: 82 Michigan State University

East Lansing, MI

76 53 67 87
#37 Overall Score: 81 Regis University

Denver, CO

73 53 83 72
#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
#1 Overall Score: 100 St. Xavier University

Chicago, IL

95 52 100 89
#23 Overall Score: 85 Texas Christian University

Fort Worth, TX

83 51 83 61
#41 Overall Score: 79 Frontier Nursing University

Hyden, KY

71 51 79 40
#10 Overall Score: 89 University of Missouri—​Kansas City

Kansas City, MO

78 51 85 89
#56 Overall Score: 74 University of South Alabama

Mobile, AL

78 51 71 31
#68 Overall Score: 69 Gardner-​Webb University

Boiling Springs, NC

88 50 62 30
#79 Overall Score: 65 Eastern Kentucky University

Richmond, KY

85 50 46 77
#86 Overall Score: 62 University of St. Francis

Joliet, IL

68 49 54 88
#82 Overall Score: 63 Stevenson University

Stevenson, MD

77 49 49 31
#24 Overall Score: 84 University of Michigan—​Flint

Flint, MI

80 48 78 100
#45 Overall Score: 78 Yale University

New Haven, CT

69 48 77 31
#10 Overall Score: 89 Graceland University

Independence, MO

89 47 91 83
#94 Overall Score: 58 New Mexico State University

Las Cruces, NM

70 47 32 34
#90 Overall Score: 60 University of Memphis

Memphis, TN

43 47 76 38
#37 Overall Score: 81 Wheeling Jesuit University

Wheeling, WV

77 47 88 77
#68 Overall Score: 69 Norwich University

Northfield, VT

68 45 80 77
#19 Overall Score: 87 University of Delaware

Newark, DE

81 44 85 87

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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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