Western University of Health Sciences

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#48 Overall Score: 76 Best Online Nursing Programs

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Graduate Nursing Program Overview

Western University of Health Sciences 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. 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 1995-1996
Total enrollment 158
2013-2014 Tuition (per credit) $791 (in-state)
$791 (out-of-state)
Application deadline March 1
Admissions URL http://prospective.westernu.edu/
Admissions e-mail admissions@westernu.edu

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U.S. News Rankings

Faculty Credentials and Training rank 21
Faculty Credentials and Training score 86
Student Services and Technology rank 55
Student Services and Technology score 55
Student Engagement rank 27
Student Engagement score 78
Admissions Selectivity rank 64
Admissions Selectivity score 46


Application deadline (U.S. residents) March 1
Application deadline (international students) rolling
Admissions website http://prospective.westernu.edu/
Director of admissions Kathy Ford
Admissions phone (909) 469-5335
Admissions email admissions@westernu.edu

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School awards Doctorate of Nursing Practice Yes
Instructional faculty that teach courses accessible online 21 full-time; 3 part-time
Tenured or tenure-track faculty 6
Average experience teaching online courses 3 years
Can earn degree entirely online No
Classes include campus-based students No
One-year retention rates
One-year retention rates
Graduation rates
Graduation rates
Within 3 years (2012-2013) 100%
Within 3 years (2011-2012) 100%

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Student Body

Enrollment 158
Student gender distribution
Student gender distribution

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Technology & Support

Instructor response expected within (hours) 72
24/7 live tech support Yes
Alumni/alumnae relations 1

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Paying for School

Part-time tuition (per credit, in-state) $791
Part-time tuition (per credit, out-of-state) $791
Full-time tuition (per credit, in-state) $791
Full-time tuition (per credit, out-of-state) $791

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