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
#24 Overall Score: 84 University of Michigan—​Flint

Flint, MI

80 48 78 100
#56 Overall Score: 74 University of Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh, PA

76 28 53 99
#3 Overall Score: 96 University of Massachusetts—​Amherst

Amherst, MA

100 66 77 97
#10 Overall Score: 89 Texas A&M University—​Corpus Christi

Corpus Christi, TX

92 53 74 96
#2 Overall Score: 97 Medical University of South Carolina

Charleston, SC

97 57 86 95
#90 Overall Score: 60 St. Louis University

St. Louis, MO

62 23 37 93
#22 Overall Score: 86 Clarkson College

Omaha, NE

80 66 87 93
#10 Overall Score: 89 University of Missouri—​Kansas City

Kansas City, MO

78 51 85 89
#1 Overall Score: 100 St. Xavier University

Chicago, IL

95 52 100 89
#10 Overall Score: 89 University of Nevada—​Las Vegas

Las Vegas, NV

81 77 73 89
#34 Overall Score: 82 Angelo State University

San Angelo, TX

81 62 79 89
#86 Overall Score: 62 University of St. Francis

Joliet, IL

68 49 54 88
#16 Overall Score: 88 Stony Brook University—​SUNY

Stony Brook, NY

75 78 75 88
#34 Overall Score: 82 Michigan State University

East Lansing, MI

76 53 67 87
#19 Overall Score: 87 University of Delaware

Newark, DE

81 44 85 87
#16 Overall Score: 88 University of South Carolina

Columbia, SC

96 62 62 85
#24 Overall Score: 84 Johns Hopkins University

Baltimore, MD

78 64 57 85
#82 Overall Score: 63 Roberts Wesleyan College

Rochester, NY

78 43 35 85
#10 Overall Score: 89 Graceland University

Independence, MO

89 47 91 83
#10 Overall Score: 89 Florida State University

Tallahassee, FL

79 100 68 82
#71 Overall Score: 67 Fort Hays State University

Hays, KS

83 69 41 82
#6 Overall Score: 90 Loyola University New Orleans

New Orleans, LA

85 62 81 81
#89 Overall Score: 61 Georgia College & State University

Milledgeville, GA

71 55 41 81
#5 Overall Score: 91 East Carolina University

Greenville, NC

83 88 76 81
#16 Overall Score: 88 University of Texas—​Tyler

Tyler, TX

84 62 72 80

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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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