Southern Illinois University—​Edwardsville

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#65 Overall Score: 70 Best Online Nursing Programs

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Graduate Nursing Program Overview

Southern Illinois University--Edwardsville is a public 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-five percent of students are already employed when they first enroll. The admissions deadline for these programs is March 1.

Quick Stats

Academic year founded 2010-2011
Total enrollment 56
2013-2014 Tuition (per credit) $279 (in-state)
$698 (out-of-state)
Application deadline March 1
Admissions URL
Admissions e-mail

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U.S. News Rankings

Faculty Credentials and Training rank 61
Faculty Credentials and Training score 78
Student Services and Technology rank 25
Student Services and Technology score 62
Student Engagement rank 84
Student Engagement score 47
Admissions Selectivity rank 79
Admissions Selectivity score 36


Application deadline (U.S. residents) March 1
Application deadline (international students) rolling
Admissions website
Director of admissions Kathy Ketchum
Admissions phone (618) 650-3956
Admissions email

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School awards Doctorate of Nursing Practice Yes
Instructional faculty that teach courses accessible online 12 full-time; 0 part-time
Tenured or tenure-track faculty 12
Average experience teaching online courses 5 years
Can earn degree entirely online No
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
Graduation rates
Within 3 years (2012-2013) 70%
Within 3 years (2011-2012) 70%

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Student Body

Enrollment 56
Student gender distribution
Student gender distribution

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Technology & Support

Instructor response expected within (hours) N/A
24/7 live tech support No
Alumni/alumnae relations 0

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Paying for School

Part-time tuition (per credit, in-state) $279
Part-time tuition (per credit, out-of-state) $698
Full-time tuition (per credit, in-state) $279
Full-time tuition (per credit, out-of-state) $698

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