20 best online master's in nursing programs, per US News

U.S. News & World Report released its 2023 rankings for the best online master's in nursing programs on Jan. 24. 

The publication uses rank indicators to assess each program across five weighted categories: engagement (30 percent weight), faculty credentials and training (20 percent), peer assessment (20 percent), services and technologies (20 percent), and student excellence (10 percent). 

These 20 online master's in nursing programs made the top of U.S. News' list. Several ties are indicated. 

1. University of South Carolina (Columbia) 

2 (tie). Duke University (Durham, N.C.) 

2 (tie). The Ohio State University (Columbus) 

2 (tie). University of Alabama (Tuscaloosa) 

5 (tie). Saint Xavier University (Chicago) 

5 (tie.) The Catholic University of America Conway School of Nursing (Washington, D.C.) 

7. University of Pittsburgh

8 (tie). George Washington University (Washington, D.C.) 

8 (tie). Stony Brook (N.Y.) University-SUNY 

10 (tie). Boise (Idaho) State University

10 (tie). Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis 

10 (tie). Rush University (Chicago)

10 (tie). University of Central Florida (Orlando) 

10 (tie). University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus (Aurora) 

10 (tie). University of Louisiana-Lafayette

10 (tie). University of Nevada-Las Vegas 

10 (tie). University of Texas Medical Branch-Galveston 

18 (tie). East Carolina University (Greenville, N.C.) 

18 (tie). Thomas Jefferson University (Philadelphia) 

18 (tie). University of Connecticut (Storrs) 


View the full ranking of 202 programs here

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