University of Missouri—​Kansas City

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#10 Overall Score: 89 Best Online Nursing Programs

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Graduate Nursing Program Overview

University of Missouri--Kansas City is a public institution where the majority 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 December 1.

Quick Stats

Academic year founded 1993-1994
Total enrollment 390
2013-2014 Tuition (per credit) $338 (in-state)
$338 (out-of-state)
Application deadline December 1
Admissions URL http://sonhs.umkc.edu/default.asp
Admissions e-mail jellisonj@umkc.edu

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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 66
Student Services and Technology score 51
Student Engagement rank 12
Student Engagement score 85
Admissions Selectivity rank 9
Admissions Selectivity score 89
Peer assessment score (out of 5) 3.6

Applying

Application deadline (U.S. residents) December 1
Application deadline (international students) rolling
Admissions website http://sonhs.umkc.edu/default.asp
Director of admissions Judy Jellison
Admissions phone (816) 235-1740
Admissions email jellisonj@umkc.edu

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Academics

School awards Doctorate of Nursing Practice Yes
Instructional faculty that teach courses accessible online 21 full-time; 10 part-time
Tenured or tenure-track faculty 4
Average experience teaching online courses 11 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) 94%
Within 3 years (2011-2012) 84%

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Student Body

Enrollment 390
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) $338
Part-time tuition (per credit, out-of-state) $338
Full-time tuition (per credit, in-state) $338
Full-time tuition (per credit, out-of-state) $338

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