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
#95 Overall Score: 57 Jacksonville State University

Jacksonville, AL

70 30 57 35
#95 Overall Score: 57 Mercy College

Dobbs Ferry, NY

80 58 39 33
#94 Overall Score: 58 New Mexico State University

Las Cruces, NM

70 47 32 34
#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
#90 Overall Score: 60 University of Memphis

Memphis, TN

43 47 76 38
#89 Overall Score: 61 Georgia College & State University

Milledgeville, GA

71 55 41 81
#86 Overall Score: 62 Nebraska Methodist College

Omaha, NE

72 40 72 16
#86 Overall Score: 62 South Dakota State University

Brookings, SD

73 30 64 31
#86 Overall Score: 62 University of St. Francis

Joliet, IL

68 49 54 88
#82 Overall Score: 63 Herzing University

Madison, WI

84 64 54 10
#82 Overall Score: 63 Roberts Wesleyan College

Rochester, NY

78 43 35 85
#82 Overall Score: 63 Spring Hill College

Mobile, AL

74 33 64 41
#82 Overall Score: 63 Stevenson University

Stevenson, MD

77 49 49 31
#81 Overall Score: 64 California State University—​Chico

Chico, CA

92 38 45 17
#79 Overall Score: 65 Eastern Kentucky University

Richmond, KY

85 50 46 77
#79 Overall Score: 65 University of Arizona

Tucson, AZ

73 58 31 64
#75 Overall Score: 66 Georgia Regents University

Augusta, GA

80 57 57 40
#75 Overall Score: 66 Liberty University

Lynchburg, VA

76 36 65 62
#75 Overall Score: 66 University of Missouri

Columbia, MO

77 54 40 31
#75 Overall Score: 66 University of Virginia

Charlottesville, VA

66 40 41 77
#71 Overall Score: 67 East Tennessee State University

Johnson City, TN

83 30 62 32
#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
#71 Overall Score: 67 University of Wisconsin—​Oshkosh

Oshkosh, WI

46 44 81 34

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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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