University of St. Francis

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#86 Overall Score: 62 Best Online Nursing Programs

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Graduate Nursing Program Overview

University of St. Francis 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. Ninety-eight percent of students are already employed when they first enroll. The admissions deadline for these programs is rolling.

Quick Stats

Academic year founded 2001-2002
Total enrollment 382
2013-2014 Tuition (per credit) $710 (in-state)
$710 (out-of-state)
Application deadline rolling
Admissions URL
Admissions e-mail

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U.S. News Rankings

Faculty Credentials and Training rank 100
Faculty Credentials and Training score 68
Student Services and Technology rank 72
Student Services and Technology score 49
Student Engagement rank 76
Student Engagement score 54
Admissions Selectivity rank 13
Admissions Selectivity score 88


Application deadline (U.S. residents) rolling
Application deadline (international students) rolling
Admissions website
Director of admissions Sandee Sloka
Admissions phone (800) 735-7500
Admissions email

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School awards Doctorate of Nursing Practice Yes
Instructional faculty that teach courses accessible online 8 full-time; 16 part-time
Tenured or tenure-track faculty 6
Average experience teaching online courses 3 years
Can earn degree entirely online Yes
Students enroll as online students Yes, but can take classes on campus without notification
Classes include campus-based students No
One-year retention rates
One-year retention rates
Graduation rates
Graduation rates
Within 3 years (2012-2013) 13%
Within 3 years (2011-2012) 10%

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Student Body

Enrollment 382
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) $710
Part-time tuition (per credit, out-of-state) $710
Full-time tuition (per credit, in-state) $710
Full-time tuition (per credit, out-of-state) $710

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