University of Central Florida

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#24 Overall Score: 84 Best Online Nursing Programs

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Graduate Nursing Program Overview

University of Central Florida 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. Eighty-six percent of students are already employed when they first enroll. The admissions deadline for these programs is March 15.

Quick Stats

Academic year founded 2005-2006
Total enrollment 160
2013-2014 Tuition (per credit) $367 (in-state)
$1,192 (out-of-state)
Application deadline March 15
Admissions URL
Admissions e-mail

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U.S. News Rankings

Faculty Credentials and Training rank 19
Faculty Credentials and Training score 87
Student Services and Technology rank 40
Student Services and Technology score 58
Student Engagement rank 45
Student Engagement score 69
Admissions Selectivity rank 46
Admissions Selectivity score 70
Peer assessment score (out of 5) 3.2


Application deadline (U.S. residents) March 15
Application deadline (international students) January 15
Admissions website
Director of admissions Susan Chase
Admissions phone (407) 823-6274
Admissions email

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School awards Doctorate of Nursing Practice Yes
Instructional faculty that teach courses accessible online 9 full-time; 9 part-time
Tenured or tenure-track faculty 6
Average experience teaching online courses 5 years
Can earn degree entirely online Depends
Students enroll as online students No
Classes include campus-based students Yes
One-year retention rates
One-year retention rates
Graduation rates
Graduation rates
Within 3 years (2012-2013) 55%
Within 3 years (2011-2012) 43%

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Student Body

Enrollment 160
Student gender distribution
Student gender distribution

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Technology & Support

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

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Paying for School

Part-time tuition (per credit, in-state) $367
Part-time tuition (per credit, out-of-state) $1,192
Full-time tuition (per credit, in-state) $367
Full-time tuition (per credit, out-of-state) $1,192

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