University of Colorado—​Colorado Springs

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#52 Overall Score: 75 Best Online Nursing Programs

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Graduate Nursing Program Overview

University of Colorado--Colorado Springs 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-eight percent of students are already employed when they first enroll. The admissions deadline for these programs is June 15.

Quick Stats

Academic year founded 2005-2006
Total enrollment 112
2013-2014 Tuition (per credit) $690 (in-state)
$690 (out-of-state)
Application deadline June 15
Admissions URL
Admissions e-mail

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U.S. News Rankings

Faculty Credentials and Training rank 57
Faculty Credentials and Training score 79
Student Services and Technology rank 107
Student Services and Technology score 37
Student Engagement rank 49
Student Engagement score 67
Admissions Selectivity rank 66
Admissions Selectivity score 43
Peer assessment score (out of 5) 3.5


Application deadline (U.S. residents) June 15
Application deadline (international students) rolling
Admissions website
Director of admissions Diane Busch
Admissions phone (719) 255-4424
Admissions email

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School awards Doctorate of Nursing Practice Yes
Instructional faculty that teach courses accessible online 10 full-time; 3 part-time
Tenured or tenure-track faculty 6
Average experience teaching online courses 5 years
Can earn degree entirely online Yes
Classes include campus-based students N/A
One-year retention rates
One-year retention rates
Graduation rates
Graduation rates
Within 3 years (2012-2013) 66%
Within 3 years (2011-2012) N/A

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Student Body

Enrollment 112
Student gender distribution
Student gender distribution

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Technology & Support

Instructor response expected within (hours) N/A
24/7 live tech support Yes
Alumni/alumnae relations 0

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Paying for School

Part-time tuition (per credit, in-state) $690
Part-time tuition (per credit, out-of-state) $690
Full-time tuition (per credit, in-state) $690
Full-time tuition (per credit, out-of-state) $690

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