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#56 Overall Score: 74 Best Online Nursing Programs

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Graduate Nursing Program Overview

University of Pittsburgh 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. One hundred percent of students are already employed when they first enroll. The admissions deadline for these programs is May 1.

Quick Stats

Academic year founded 2009-2010
Total enrollment 92
2013-2014 Tuition (per credit) $955 (in-state)
$1,103 (out-of-state)
Application deadline May 1
Admissions URL
Admissions e-mail

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U.S. News Rankings

Faculty Credentials and Training rank 77
Faculty Credentials and Training score 76
Student Services and Technology rank 116
Student Services and Technology score 28
Student Engagement rank 78
Student Engagement score 53
Admissions Selectivity rank 2
Admissions Selectivity score 99
Peer assessment score (out of 5) 3.6


Application deadline (U.S. residents) May 1
Application deadline (international students) May 1
Admissions website
Director of admissions Julius Kitutu
Admissions phone (412) 624-2408 ext. 412
Admissions email

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School awards Doctorate of Nursing Practice Yes
Instructional faculty that teach courses accessible online 25 full-time; 0 part-time
Tenured or tenure-track faculty 9
Average experience teaching online courses 3 years
Can earn degree entirely online Yes
Students enroll as online students Online and on-campus students are in separate courses
Classes include campus-based students No
One-year retention rates
One-year retention rates
Graduation rates
Graduation rates
Within 3 years (2012-2013) 43%
Within 3 years (2011-2012) N/A

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Student Body

Enrollment 92
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) $955
Part-time tuition (per credit, out-of-state) $1,103
Full-time tuition (per credit, in-state) $955
Full-time tuition (per credit, out-of-state) $1,103

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