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
#71 Overall Score: 67 University of Wisconsin—​Oshkosh

Oshkosh, WI

46 44 81 34
#24 Overall Score: 84 Old Dominion University

Norfolk, VA

86 62 81 34
#45 Overall Score: 78 University of North Carolina—​Greensboro

Greensboro, NC

82 44 81 24
#62 Overall Score: 71 St. Francis Medical Center College of Nursing

Peoria, IL

66 56 81 72
#23 Overall Score: 85 Texas Christian University

Fort Worth, TX

83 51 83 61
#37 Overall Score: 81 Regis University

Denver, CO

73 53 83 72
#6 Overall Score: 90 University of Alabama—​Huntsville

Huntsville, AL

86 62 84 74
#10 Overall Score: 89 University of Missouri—​Kansas City

Kansas City, MO

78 51 85 89
#19 Overall Score: 87 University of Delaware

Newark, DE

81 44 85 87
#2 Overall Score: 97 Medical University of South Carolina

Charleston, SC

97 57 86 95
#41 Overall Score: 79 West Texas A&M University

Canyon, TX

88 40 86 35
#24 Overall Score: 84 Samford University

Birmingham, AL

84 57 86 35
#22 Overall Score: 86 Clarkson College

Omaha, NE

80 66 87 93
#41 Overall Score: 79 Delta State University

Cleveland, MS

78 58 87 74
#37 Overall Score: 81 Wheeling Jesuit University

Wheeling, WV

77 47 88 77
#6 Overall Score: 90 University of Texas Medical Branch—​Galveston

Galveston, TX

80 72 90 38
#10 Overall Score: 89 Graceland University

Independence, MO

89 47 91 83
#19 Overall Score: 87 Lamar University

Beaumont, TX

93 53 95 61
#24 Overall Score: 84 Ferris State University

Big Rapids, MI

78 67 95 77
#1 Overall Score: 100 St. Xavier University

Chicago, IL

95 52 100 89
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Waterloo, IA

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Russellville, AR

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Lisle, IL

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Sioux City, IA

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Phoenix, AZ

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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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