University of Nevada—​Las Vegas

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#10 Overall Score: 89 Best Online Nursing Programs

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Graduate Nursing Program Overview

University of Nevada--Las Vegas 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 February 1.

Quick Stats

Academic year founded 2001-2002
Total enrollment 74
2013-2014 Tuition (per credit) $524 (in-state)
$1,103 (out-of-state)
Application deadline February 1
Admissions URL
Admissions e-mail

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U.S. News Rankings

Faculty Credentials and Training rank 45
Faculty Credentials and Training score 81
Student Services and Technology rank 5
Student Services and Technology score 77
Student Engagement rank 40
Student Engagement score 73
Admissions Selectivity rank 9
Admissions Selectivity score 89
Peer assessment score (out of 5) 3.4


Application deadline (U.S. residents) February 1
Application deadline (international students) February 1
Admissions website
Director of admissions Kara Wade, Director of Graduate Admissions
Admissions phone (702) 895-3320
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School awards Doctorate of Nursing Practice Yes
Instructional faculty that teach courses accessible online 20 full-time; 2 part-time
Tenured or tenure-track faculty 10
Average experience teaching online courses 5 years
Can earn degree entirely online No
Students enroll as online students Online and on-campus students are in separate courses
Classes include campus-based students N/A
One-year retention rates N/A
Graduation rates
Graduation rates
Within 3 years (2012-2013) 100%
Within 3 years (2011-2012) 82%

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Student Body

Enrollment 74
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) $524
Part-time tuition (per credit, out-of-state) $814
Full-time tuition (per credit, in-state) $524
Full-time tuition (per credit, out-of-state) $1,103

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