University of Texas—​Brownsville

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#60 Overall Score: 73 Best Online Nursing Programs

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Graduate Nursing Program Overview

University of Texas--Brownsville 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-six percent of students are already employed when they first enroll. The admissions deadline for these programs is rolling.

Quick Stats

Academic year founded 2009-2010
Total enrollment 60
2013-2014 Tuition (per credit) $191 (in-state)
$545 (out-of-state)
Application deadline rolling
Admissions URL http://www.utb.edu/vpaa/graduate/Pages/default.aspx
Admissions e-mail graduate.school@utb.edu

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U.S. News Rankings

Faculty Credentials and Training rank 10
Faculty Credentials and Training score 90
Student Services and Technology rank 25
Student Services and Technology score 62
Student Engagement rank 80
Student Engagement score 51
Admissions Selectivity rank 59
Admissions Selectivity score 57

Applying

Application deadline (U.S. residents) rolling
Application deadline (international students) rolling
Admissions website http://www.utb.edu/vpaa/graduate/Pages/default.aspx
Director of admissions Mari Montelongo
Admissions phone (956) 882-6552
Admissions email graduate.school@utb.edu

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Academics

School awards Doctorate of Nursing Practice No
Instructional faculty that teach courses accessible online 3 full-time
Tenured or tenure-track faculty 3
Average experience teaching online courses 8 years
Can earn degree entirely online No
Students enroll as online students School-specific policy
Classes include campus-based students N/A
One-year retention rates
One-year retention rates
Graduation rates
Graduation rates
Within 3 years (2012-2013) 29%
Within 3 years (2011-2012) 25%

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Student Body

Enrollment 60
Student gender distribution
Student gender distribution

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Technology & Support

Instructor response expected within (hours) N/A
24/7 live tech support No
Alumni/alumnae relations 0

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Paying for School

Part-time tuition (per credit, in-state) $191
Part-time tuition (per credit, out-of-state) $545
Full-time tuition (per credit, in-state) $191
Full-time tuition (per credit, out-of-state) $545

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