West Virginia University

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#65 Overall Score: 70 Best Online Nursing Programs

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Graduate Nursing Program Overview

West Virginia University 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. One hundred percent of students are already employed when they first enroll. The admissions deadline for these programs is March 1.

Quick Stats

Academic year founded 1999-2000
Total enrollment 140
2013-2014 Tuition (per credit) $425 (in-state)
$1,300 (out-of-state)
Application deadline March 1
Admissions URL http://nursing.hsc.wvu.edu/pages/Academic-Programs/WVU-School-of-Nursing-Admission-Criteria#msn
Admissions e-mail mmmichael@hsc.wvu.edu

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U.S. News Rankings

Faculty Credentials and Training rank 73
Faculty Credentials and Training score 77
Student Services and Technology rank 38
Student Services and Technology score 59
Student Engagement rank 82
Student Engagement score 49
Admissions Selectivity rank 65
Admissions Selectivity score 44
Peer assessment score (out of 5) 3.1


Application deadline (U.S. residents) March 1
Application deadline (international students) March 1
Admissions website http://nursing.hsc.wvu.edu/pages/Academic-Programs/WVU-School-of-Nursing-Admission-Criteria#msn
Director of admissions Misti Woldemikael
Admissions phone (304) 293-6521
Admissions email mmmichael@hsc.wvu.edu

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School awards Doctorate of Nursing Practice Yes
Instructional faculty that teach courses accessible online 19 full-time; 2 part-time
Tenured or tenure-track faculty 10
Average experience teaching online courses 6 years
Can earn degree entirely online Yes
Classes include campus-based students N/A
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 140
Student gender distribution
Student gender distribution

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Technology & Support

Instructor response expected within (hours) 8
24/7 live tech support No
Alumni/alumnae relations 0

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Paying for School

Part-time tuition (per credit, in-state) N/A
Part-time tuition (per credit, out-of-state) N/A
Full-time tuition (per credit, in-state) $425
Full-time tuition (per credit, out-of-state) $1,300

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