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
#45 Overall Score: 78 University of North Carolina—​Greensboro

Greensboro, NC

82 44 81 24
#71 Overall Score: 67 University of Wisconsin—​Oshkosh

Oshkosh, WI

46 44 81 34
#82 Overall Score: 63 Roberts Wesleyan College

Rochester, NY

78 43 35 85
#56 Overall Score: 74 Union University

Jackson, TN

83 42 75 76
#86 Overall Score: 62 Nebraska Methodist College

Omaha, NE

72 40 72 16
#75 Overall Score: 66 University of Virginia

Charlottesville, VA

66 40 41 77
#41 Overall Score: 79 West Texas A&M University

Canyon, TX

88 40 86 35
#62 Overall Score: 71 University of San Francisco

San Francisco, CA

82 39 55 22
#56 Overall Score: 74 University of Southern Indiana

Evansville, IN

81 39 64 65
#52 Overall Score: 75 Arizona State University

Tempe, AZ

64 38 68 77
#81 Overall Score: 64 California State University—​Chico

Chico, CA

92 38 45 17
#52 Overall Score: 75 University of Colorado—​Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs, CO

79 37 67 43
#75 Overall Score: 66 Liberty University

Lynchburg, VA

76 36 65 62
#82 Overall Score: 63 Spring Hill College

Mobile, AL

74 33 64 41
#71 Overall Score: 67 East Tennessee State University

Johnson City, TN

83 30 62 32
#95 Overall Score: 57 Jacksonville State University

Jacksonville, AL

70 30 57 35
#86 Overall Score: 62 South Dakota State University

Brookings, SD

73 30 64 31
#65 Overall Score: 70 University of Texas—​Arlington

Arlington, TX

70 29 60 63
#56 Overall Score: 74 University of Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh, PA

76 28 53 99
#90 Overall Score: 60 St. Louis University

St. Louis, MO

62 23 37 93
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Waterloo, IA

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Russellville, AR

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Benedictine University

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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