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#62 Overall Score: 71 Best Online Nursing Programs

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Graduate Nursing Program Overview

University of San Francisco is a private 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. Eighty-five percent of students are already employed when they first enroll. The admissions deadline for these programs is rolling.

Quick Stats

Academic year founded 2011-2012
Total enrollment 106
2013-2014 Tuition (per credit) $1,175 (in-state)
$1,175 (out-of-state)
Application deadline rolling
Admissions URL
Admissions e-mail

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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 103
Student Services and Technology score 39
Student Engagement rank 75
Student Engagement score 55
Admissions Selectivity rank 111
Admissions Selectivity score 22
Peer assessment score (out of 5) 3.8


Application deadline (U.S. residents) rolling
Application deadline (international students) rolling
Admissions website
Director of admissions USF Graduate Admissions
Admissions phone (415) 422-2090
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School awards Doctorate of Nursing Practice No
Instructional faculty that teach courses accessible online 5 full-time; 13 part-time
Tenured or tenure-track faculty 3
Average experience teaching online courses 1 year
Can earn degree entirely online Yes
Students enroll as online students Yes, but can apply to switch course enrollment to campus-based
Classes include campus-based students No
One-year retention rates
One-year retention rates
Graduation rates N/A
Within 3 years (2012-2013) N/A
Within 3 years (2011-2012) N/A

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Student Body

Enrollment 106
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 1

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Paying for School

Part-time tuition (per credit, in-state) $1,175
Part-time tuition (per credit, out-of-state) $1,175
Full-time tuition (per credit, in-state) $1,175
Full-time tuition (per credit, out-of-state) $1,175

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