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
#82 Overall Score: 63 Spring Hill College

Mobile, AL

74 33 64 41
#37 Overall Score: 81 Regis University

Denver, CO

73 53 83 72
#86 Overall Score: 62 South Dakota State University

Brookings, SD

73 30 64 31
#79 Overall Score: 65 University of Arizona

Tucson, AZ

73 58 31 64
#86 Overall Score: 62 Nebraska Methodist College

Omaha, NE

72 40 72 16
#41 Overall Score: 79 Frontier Nursing University

Hyden, KY

71 51 79 40
#89 Overall Score: 61 Georgia College & State University

Milledgeville, GA

71 55 41 81
#95 Overall Score: 57 Jacksonville State University

Jacksonville, AL

70 30 57 35
#65 Overall Score: 70 University of Texas—​Arlington

Arlington, TX

70 29 60 63
#94 Overall Score: 58 New Mexico State University

Las Cruces, NM

70 47 32 34
#45 Overall Score: 78 Yale University

New Haven, CT

69 48 77 31
#86 Overall Score: 62 University of St. Francis

Joliet, IL

68 49 54 88
#68 Overall Score: 69 Norwich University

Northfield, VT

68 45 80 77
#75 Overall Score: 66 University of Virginia

Charlottesville, VA

66 40 41 77
#62 Overall Score: 71 St. Francis Medical Center College of Nursing

Peoria, IL

66 56 81 72
#52 Overall Score: 75 Arizona State University

Tempe, AZ

64 38 68 77
#90 Overall Score: 60 Sacred Heart University

Fairfield, CT

63 63 42 64
#90 Overall Score: 60 St. Louis University

St. Louis, MO

62 23 37 93
#71 Overall Score: 67 University of Wisconsin—​Oshkosh

Oshkosh, WI

46 44 81 34
#90 Overall Score: 60 University of Memphis

Memphis, TN

43 47 76 38
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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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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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