University of Mississippi Medical Center

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#34 Overall Score: 82 Best Online Nursing Programs

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Graduate Nursing Program Overview

University of Mississippi Medical Center 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-nine percent of students are already employed when they first enroll. The admissions deadline for these programs is March 31.

Quick Stats

Academic year founded 2006-2007
Total enrollment 196
2013-2014 Tuition (per credit) $370 (in-state)
$609 (out-of-state)
Application deadline March 31
Admissions URL https://umc.edu
Admissions e-mail N/A

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U.S. News Rankings

Faculty Credentials and Training rank 40
Faculty Credentials and Training score 82
Student Services and Technology rank 51
Student Services and Technology score 56
Student Engagement rank 49
Student Engagement score 67
Admissions Selectivity rank 35
Admissions Selectivity score 76
Peer assessment score (out of 5) 3.3

Applying

Application deadline (U.S. residents) March 31
Application deadline (international students) rolling
Admissions website https://umc.edu
Director of admissions Barbara Westerfield
Admissions phone (601) 984-1080
Admissions email N/A

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Academics

School awards Doctorate of Nursing Practice No
Instructional faculty that teach courses accessible online 21 full-time; 13 part-time
Tenured or tenure-track faculty 17
Average experience teaching online courses 5 years
Can earn degree entirely online Depends
Classes include campus-based students N/A
One-year retention rates
One-year retention rates
Graduation rates
Graduation rates
Within 3 years (2012-2013) 90%
Within 3 years (2011-2012) 90%

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Student Body

Enrollment 196
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 0

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Paying for School

Part-time tuition (per credit, in-state) $370
Part-time tuition (per credit, out-of-state) $609
Full-time tuition (per credit, in-state) $370
Full-time tuition (per credit, out-of-state) $609

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