University of South Carolina

Like this school?


Degree Finder

Get matched with online programs that meet your criteria in a few simple steps.

Start Now

U.S. News Rankings

Ranking score and category
Rank CategoryName
#16 Overall Score: 88 Best Online Nursing Programs

More About U.S. News Rankings

Graduate Nursing Program Overview

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

Quick Stats

Academic year founded 2008-2009
Total enrollment 171
2013-2014 Tuition (per credit) $485 (in-state)
$1,040 (out-of-state)
Application deadline May 1
Admissions URL http://www.sc.edu/nursing
Admissions e-mail sburgess@mailbox.sc.edu

More Information

U.S. News Rankings

Faculty Credentials and Training rank 3
Faculty Credentials and Training score 96
Student Services and Technology rank 25
Student Services and Technology score 62
Student Engagement rank 63
Student Engagement score 62
Admissions Selectivity rank 17
Admissions Selectivity score 85
Peer assessment score (out of 5) 3.4

Applying

Application deadline (U.S. residents) May 1
Application deadline (international students) May 1
Admissions website http://www.sc.edu/nursing
Director of admissions Stephanie Burgess
Admissions phone (803) 777-7412
Admissions email sburgess@mailbox.sc.edu

More About Applying

Academics

School awards Doctorate of Nursing Practice Yes
Instructional faculty that teach courses accessible online 40 full-time; 5 part-time
Tenured or tenure-track faculty 16
Average experience teaching online courses 4 years
Can earn degree entirely online Depends
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) 85%
Within 3 years (2011-2012) 85%

More About Academics

Student Body

Enrollment 171
Student gender distribution
Student gender distribution

More About Student Body

Technology & Support

Instructor response expected within (hours) 24
24/7 live tech support No
Alumni/alumnae relations 1

More About Technology & Support

Paying for School

Part-time tuition (per credit, in-state) $485
Part-time tuition (per credit, out-of-state) $1,040
Full-time tuition (per credit, in-state) $485
Full-time tuition (per credit, out-of-state) $1,040

More About Paying for School

Find a Program for You

U.S. News University Directory can match you with online programs that meet your criteria in a few simple steps.

Get Matched

University Directory | U.S. News

Search Online Programs

Now Hiring

Find companies hiring grads from your school.