University of Texas Medical Branch—​Galveston

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#6 Overall Score: 90 Best Online Nursing Programs

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Graduate Nursing Program Overview

University of Texas Medical Branch--Galveston 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-five percent of students are already employed when they first enroll. The admissions deadline for these programs is rolling.

Quick Stats

Academic year founded Before 1993-1994
Total enrollment 392
2013-2014 Tuition (per credit) $285 (in-state)
$639 (out-of-state)
Application deadline rolling
Admissions URL
Admissions e-mail

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U.S. News Rankings

Faculty Credentials and Training rank 50
Faculty Credentials and Training score 80
Student Services and Technology rank 7
Student Services and Technology score 72
Student Engagement rank 5
Student Engagement score 90
Admissions Selectivity rank 76
Admissions Selectivity score 38
Peer assessment score (out of 5) 3.6


Application deadline (U.S. residents) rolling
Application deadline (international students) rolling
Admissions website
Director of admissions Ms. Dorothy Pearrow
Admissions phone (409) 772-8205
Admissions email

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School awards Doctorate of Nursing Practice Yes
Instructional faculty that teach courses accessible online 54 full-time; 2 part-time
Tenured or tenure-track faculty 11
Average experience teaching online courses 13 years
Can earn degree entirely online Yes
Students enroll as online students No
Classes include campus-based students N/A
One-year retention rates
One-year retention rates
Graduation rates
Graduation rates
Within 3 years (2012-2013) 95%
Within 3 years (2011-2012) 93%

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Student Body

Enrollment 392
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 1

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Paying for School

Part-time tuition (per credit, in-state) $285
Part-time tuition (per credit, out-of-state) $639
Full-time tuition (per credit, in-state) $285
Full-time tuition (per credit, out-of-state) $639

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