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
#75 Overall Score: 66 University of Missouri

Columbia, MO

77 54 40 31
#10 Overall Score: 89 University of Missouri—​Kansas City

Kansas City, MO

78 51 85 89
#10 Overall Score: 89 University of Nevada—​Las Vegas

Las Vegas, NV

81 77 73 89
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University of Nevada—​Reno

Reno, NV

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

Greensboro, NC

82 44 81 24
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University of North Dakota

Grand Forks, ND

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University of Phoenix

Phoenix, AZ

N/A N/A N/A N/A
#56 Overall Score: 74 University of Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh, PA

76 28 53 99
#62 Overall Score: 71 University of San Francisco

San Francisco, CA

82 39 55 22
#56 Overall Score: 74 University of South Alabama

Mobile, AL

78 51 71 31
#16 Overall Score: 88 University of South Carolina

Columbia, SC

96 62 62 85
#56 Overall Score: 74 University of Southern Indiana

Evansville, IN

81 39 64 65
#86 Overall Score: 62 University of St. Francis

Joliet, IL

68 49 54 88
#6 Overall Score: 90 University of Texas Medical Branch—​Galveston

Galveston, TX

80 72 90 38
#65 Overall Score: 70 University of Texas—​Arlington

Arlington, TX

70 29 60 63
#60 Overall Score: 73 University of Texas—​Brownsville

Brownsville, TX

90 62 51 57
#16 Overall Score: 88 University of Texas—​Tyler

Tyler, TX

84 62 72 80
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University of the Incarnate Word

San Antonio, TX

N/A N/A N/A N/A
#75 Overall Score: 66 University of Virginia

Charlottesville, VA

66 40 41 77
#48 Overall Score: 76 University of West Georgia

Carrollton, GA

90 67 67 54
#71 Overall Score: 67 University of Wisconsin—​Oshkosh

Oshkosh, WI

46 44 81 34
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Walden University

Minneapolis, MN

N/A N/A N/A N/A
#41 Overall Score: 79 West Texas A&M University

Canyon, TX

88 40 86 35
#65 Overall Score: 70 West Virginia University

Morgantown, WV

77 59 49 44
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Western Carolina University

Cullowhee, NC

N/A N/A N/A N/A

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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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