Sacred Heart University

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#90 Overall Score: 60 Best Online Nursing Programs

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Graduate Nursing Program Overview

Sacred Heart University is a private institution where all of the graduate-level, online nursing classes are recorded and archived, so that students can access lecture material at their own convenience. Ninety-one percent of students are already employed when they first enroll. The admissions deadline for these programs is rolling.

Quick Stats

Academic year founded 2002-2003
Total enrollment 588
2013-2014 Tuition (per credit) $620 (in-state)
$620 (out-of-state)
Application deadline rolling
Admissions URL
Admissions e-mail

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U.S. News Rankings

Faculty Credentials and Training rank 107
Faculty Credentials and Training score 63
Student Services and Technology rank 23
Student Services and Technology score 63
Student Engagement rank 88
Student Engagement score 42
Admissions Selectivity rank 51
Admissions Selectivity score 64


Application deadline (U.S. residents) rolling
Application deadline (international students) rolling
Admissions website
Director of admissions Marlene Beck
Admissions phone (877) 791-7181
Admissions email

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School awards Doctorate of Nursing Practice No
Instructional faculty that teach courses accessible online 24 full-time; 52 part-time
Tenured or tenure-track faculty 2
Average experience teaching online courses N/A
Can earn degree entirely online Yes
Students enroll as online students Online and on-campus students are in separate courses
Classes include campus-based students No
One-year retention rates N/A
Graduation rates N/A
Within 3 years (2012-2013) N/A
Within 3 years (2011-2012) N/A

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Student Body

Enrollment 588
Student gender distribution
Student gender distribution

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Technology & Support

Instructor response expected within (hours) 48
24/7 live tech support Yes
Alumni/alumnae relations 2

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Paying for School

Part-time tuition (per credit, in-state) $620
Part-time tuition (per credit, out-of-state) $620
Full-time tuition (per credit, in-state) $620
Full-time tuition (per credit, out-of-state) $620

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