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
#86 Overall Score: 62 University of St. Francis

Joliet, IL

68 49 54 88
#56 Overall Score: 74 University of Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh, PA

76 28 53 99
#60 Overall Score: 73 University of Texas—​Brownsville

Brownsville, TX

90 62 51 57
#82 Overall Score: 63 Stevenson University

Stevenson, MD

77 49 49 31
#65 Overall Score: 70 West Virginia University

Morgantown, WV

77 59 49 44
#65 Overall Score: 70 Southern Illinois University—​Edwardsville

Edwardsville, IL

78 62 47 36
#79 Overall Score: 65 Eastern Kentucky University

Richmond, KY

85 50 46 77
#81 Overall Score: 64 California State University—​Chico

Chico, CA

92 38 45 17
#90 Overall Score: 60 Sacred Heart University

Fairfield, CT

63 63 42 64
#71 Overall Score: 67 Fort Hays State University

Hays, KS

83 69 41 82
#71 Overall Score: 67 University of Arkansas

Fayetteville, AR

85 66 41 35
#75 Overall Score: 66 University of Virginia

Charlottesville, VA

66 40 41 77
#89 Overall Score: 61 Georgia College & State University

Milledgeville, GA

71 55 41 81
#47 Overall Score: 77 Duke University

Durham, NC

81 66 40 74
#75 Overall Score: 66 University of Missouri

Columbia, MO

77 54 40 31
#95 Overall Score: 57 Mercy College

Dobbs Ferry, NY

80 58 39 33
#90 Overall Score: 60 St. Louis University

St. Louis, MO

62 23 37 93
#82 Overall Score: 63 Roberts Wesleyan College

Rochester, NY

78 43 35 85
#94 Overall Score: 58 New Mexico State University

Las Cruces, NM

70 47 32 34
#79 Overall Score: 65 University of Arizona

Tucson, AZ

73 58 31 64
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Waterloo, IA

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Russellville, AR

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Benedictine University

Lisle, IL

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Briar Cliff University

Sioux City, IA

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Grand Canyon University

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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