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
#1 Overall Score: 100 St. Xavier University

Chicago, IL

95 52 100 89
#82 Overall Score: 63 Stevenson University

Stevenson, MD

77 49 49 31
#16 Overall Score: 88 Stony Brook University—​SUNY

Stony Brook, NY

75 78 75 88
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.
SUNY Institute of Technology—​Utica/​Rome

Utica, NY

N/A N/A N/A N/A
#10 Overall Score: 89 Texas A&M University—​Corpus Christi

Corpus Christi, TX

92 53 74 96
#23 Overall Score: 85 Texas Christian University

Fort Worth, TX

83 51 83 61
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

Lubbock, TX

N/A N/A N/A N/A
#52 Overall Score: 75 Troy University

Troy, AL

80 57 68 41
#56 Overall Score: 74 Union University

Jackson, TN

83 42 75 76
#6 Overall Score: 90 University of Alabama—​Huntsville

Huntsville, AL

86 62 84 74
#79 Overall Score: 65 University of Arizona

Tucson, AZ

73 58 31 64
#71 Overall Score: 67 University of Arkansas

Fayetteville, AR

85 66 41 35
#24 Overall Score: 84 University of Central Florida

Orlando, FL

87 58 69 70
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.
University of Central Missouri

Warrensburg, MO

N/A N/A N/A N/A
#37 Overall Score: 81 University of Cincinnati

Cincinnati, OH

87 57 66 40
#52 Overall Score: 75 University of Colorado—​Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs, CO

79 37 67 43
#10 Overall Score: 89 University of Colorado—​Denver

Denver, CO

82 62 80 62
#19 Overall Score: 87 University of Delaware

Newark, DE

81 44 85 87
UR Unranked. Program too new or too small for U.S. News to calculate a ranking. University of Florida

Gainesville, FL

N/A N/A N/A N/A
#24 Overall Score: 84 University of Kansas

Lawrence, KS

78 75 61 65
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.
University of Mary

Bismarck, ND

N/A N/A N/A N/A
#3 Overall Score: 96 University of Massachusetts—​Amherst

Amherst, MA

100 66 77 97
#90 Overall Score: 60 University of Memphis

Memphis, TN

43 47 76 38
#24 Overall Score: 84 University of Michigan—​Flint

Flint, MI

80 48 78 100
#34 Overall Score: 82 University of Mississippi Medical Center

Jackson, MS

82 56 67 76

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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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