Affordability Rankings of the Best Online Master's in Nursing

Best Affordable Online Master's in Nursing

Get Educated editors surveyed the U.S. to compile this fact-based Best Buy ranking list of the top 29 affordable online master's nursing degrees for nurse managers, nurse practitioners and nurse educators.These online nursing degree rankings were calculated by analyzing and comparing tuition and online education fees at 32 nursing schools at regionally accredited universities across the U.S. that offer 44 different online nursing master's. 

Real data — not ad dollars — fuels this unique list of online nursing master's that rank high on affordability and value from accredited nursing schools.

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Online nursing schools NEVER pay to be included in these rankings. To appear on any Get Educated Best Online Universities list, the nursing degree profiled must objectively cost less than the average of all online degrees reviewed in the comprehensive national survey. 
 

Average Cost Online Master's Nursing Degrees: $22,130
Most Affordable Online Master's Nursing Degrees: $8,206 ~ Fort Hays University Online
Most Expensive Online Master's Nursing Degrees: $75,600 ~ Georgetown University Online

 

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Click on any online nursing master's to view details of cost calculation. Each nursing degree profile also features detailed data on admission requirements, online student reviews, public reputation ratings and data on non-profit vs. for-profit institutional status as well as other critical consumer data.

 

 

Note: These online nursing degree rankings are based on an exclusive Get Educated Spring 2013 survey of regionally accredited universities with online nursing schools that offer online nursing master's degrees. 

Tuition and online education costs were valid at time of collection (Spring 2013). Profiles for each online nursing degree in our  guide may reflect different costs based on a different editorial update schedule. 

The published cost is an estimated price for the entire nursing master's and typically reflects the most affordable online degree option. Actual costs will vary. Factors such as nursing licenses held at entrance, transfer credits, prerequisite courses and financial aid will affect the final online degree cost for nursing students.

Online universities NEVER pay to be included in any Get Educated online university ranking list. These online nursing master's rankings are editorially independent, open to any regionally accredited university that offers a degree that is offered at least 80% via online learning and that is open to the public.

There is no cost to be included in the Get Educated online graduate school rankings or to use the Get Educated Best Buy award seals should your online nursing degree appear on these rankings. If your online nursing school is regionally accredited and not currently ranked for affordability by Get Educated please contact us for inclusion. The next Best Buy cost rankings of online nursing schools will be undertaken Spring 2015.

 

RANKSCHOOL / DEGREESTATEPRICENOTE
1

A

Fort Hays State University - Graduate College of Health & Life Sciences(KS)
$8,206
2

A

Western Carolina University(NC)
$9,858
$27,714
Resident
Others
3

A

Western Carolina University(NC)
$10,377
$29,173
Resident
Others
4

A-

Ball State University(IN)
$10,527
$17,358
Resident
Others
5

A-

Fort Hays State University - Graduate College of Health & Life Sciences(KS)
$12,309
6

A-

Fitchburg State University(MA)
$12,492
7

A-

Indiana State University(IN)
$13,360
$16,580
Resident
Others
8

B+

Western Governors University Logo Western Governors University(UT)
$13,580
9

B+

The University of West Florida(FL)
$14,043
$15,268
Resident
Others
10

B+

Old Dominion University(VA)
$14,148
11

B+

University of Missouri-Columbia(MO)
$14,194
12

B+

Lamar University(TX)
$14,417
$28,853
Resident
Others
13

B

University of Missouri-Columbia(MO)
$14,892
14

B

Jacksonville State University(AL)
$15,804
15

B

Indiana State University(IN)
$18,368
$22,784
Resident
Others
16

B

West Virginia University(WV)
$18,436
$54,868
Resident
Others
17

B

Saint Josephs College - Nursing - Graduate(ME)
$18,900
18

B-

Excelsior College(NY)
$19,585
19

B-

East Tennessee State University(TN)
$19,880
$27,440
Resident
Others
20

B-

Excelsior College(NY)
$20,100
21

B-

Clarkson College(NE)
$20,553
22

C+

Excelsior College(NY)
$20,615
23

C+

Walden University(MN)
$20,715
24

C

Clarkson College(NE)
25

C

Regis University
    (CO)
    26

    C

    Clarkson College
      (NE)

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      Affordability Rankings of the Best Online Master's in Nursing

      Best Affordable Online Master's in Nursing

      Get Educated editors surveyed the U.S. to compile this fact-based Best Buy ranking list of the top 29 affordable online master's nursing degrees for nurse managers, nurse practitioners and nurse educators.These online nursing degree rankings were calculated by analyzing and comparing tuition and online education fees at 32 nursing schools at regionally accredited universities across the U.S. that offer 44 different online nursing master's. 

      Real data — not ad dollars — fuels this unique list of online nursing master's that rank high on affordability and value from accredited nursing schools.

      Get Educated® without going broke!
      Our mission: Help consumers Get Educated about the best online learning values in the U.S. 

      Online nursing schools NEVER pay to be included in these rankings. To appear on any Get Educated Best Online Universities list, the nursing degree profiled must objectively cost less than the average of all online degrees reviewed in the comprehensive national survey. 
       

      Average Cost Online Master's Nursing Degrees: $22,130
      Most Affordable Online Master's Nursing Degrees: $8,206 ~ Fort Hays University Online
      Most Expensive Online Master's Nursing Degrees: $75,600 ~ Georgetown University Online

       

      Search all online Masters in Nursing & Healthcare >>

       

      Click on any online nursing master's to view details of cost calculation. Each nursing degree profile also features detailed data on admission requirements, online student reviews, public reputation ratings and data on non-profit vs. for-profit institutional status as well as other critical consumer data.

       

       

      Note: These online nursing degree rankings are based on an exclusive Get Educated Spring 2013 survey of regionally accredited universities with online nursing schools that offer online nursing master's degrees. 

      Tuition and online education costs were valid at time of collection (Spring 2013). Profiles for each online nursing degree in our  guide may reflect different costs based on a different editorial update schedule. 

      The published cost is an estimated price for the entire nursing master's and typically reflects the most affordable online degree option. Actual costs will vary. Factors such as nursing licenses held at entrance, transfer credits, prerequisite courses and financial aid will affect the final online degree cost for nursing students.

      Online universities NEVER pay to be included in any Get Educated online university ranking list. These online nursing master's rankings are editorially independent, open to any regionally accredited university that offers a degree that is offered at least 80% via online learning and that is open to the public.

      There is no cost to be included in the Get Educated online graduate school rankings or to use the Get Educated Best Buy award seals should your online nursing degree appear on these rankings. If your online nursing school is regionally accredited and not currently ranked for affordability by Get Educated please contact us for inclusion. The next Best Buy cost rankings of online nursing schools will be undertaken Spring 2015.