University of Alabama—​Huntsville

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#6 Overall Score: 90 Best Online Nursing Programs

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Graduate Nursing Program Overview

University of Alabama--Huntsville 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. One hundred percent of students are already employed when they first enroll. The admissions deadline for these programs is April 15.

Quick Stats

Academic year founded 2006-2007
Total enrollment 21
2013-2014 Tuition (per credit) $636 (in-state)
$636 (out-of-state)
Application deadline April 15
Admissions URL
Admissions e-mail

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U.S. News Rankings

Faculty Credentials and Training rank 21
Faculty Credentials and Training score 86
Student Services and Technology rank 25
Student Services and Technology score 62
Student Engagement rank 14
Student Engagement score 84
Admissions Selectivity rank 40
Admissions Selectivity score 74
Peer assessment score (out of 5) 3.1


Application deadline (U.S. residents) April 15
Application deadline (international students) April 15
Admissions website
Director of admissions Kimberly Gray
Admissions phone (256) 824-6198
Admissions email

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School awards Doctorate of Nursing Practice Yes
Instructional faculty that teach courses accessible online 2 full-time; 3 part-time
Tenured or tenure-track faculty 1
Average experience teaching online courses 6 years
Can earn degree entirely online Depends
Students enroll as online students Online and on-campus students are in separate courses
Classes include campus-based students No
One-year retention rates
One-year retention rates
Graduation rates
Graduation rates
Within 3 years (2012-2013) 0%
Within 3 years (2011-2012) 86%

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Student Body

Enrollment 21
Student gender distribution
Student gender distribution

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Technology & Support

Instructor response expected within (hours) 48
24/7 live tech support No
Alumni/alumnae relations 0

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Paying for School

Part-time tuition (per credit, in-state) $636
Part-time tuition (per credit, out-of-state) $636
Full-time tuition (per credit, in-state) $636
Full-time tuition (per credit, out-of-state) $636

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