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)
$8,546.92
$0.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military
2

A

Western Carolina University(NC)
$10,079.50
$29,465.20
In-State
Out-of-State
3

A

Western Carolina University(NC)
$10,610.00
$31,016.00
In-State
Out-of-State
4

A-

Ball State University(IN)
$10,395.00
$17,490.00
$0.00
In-State
Out-of-State
Military
5

A-

Fort Hays State University - Graduate College of Health & Life Sciences(KS)
In-State
6

A-

Fitchburg State University(MA)
$12,499.00
All Students
7

A-

Indiana State University(IN)
$13,300.00
$16,625.00
$0.00
In-State
Out-of-State
Military
8

B+

Western Governors University Logo Western Governors University(UT)
$13,580.00
$930.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military
9

B+

The University of West Florida(FL)
$14,999.40
$16,224.39
$0.00
In-State
Out-of-State
Military
10

B+

Old Dominion University(VA)
$19,665.00
$20,520.00
$0.00
In-State
Out-of-State
Military
11

B+

University of Missouri-Columbia(MO)
$12,850.10
$0.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military
12

B+

Lamar University(TX)
$9,250.00
$0.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military
13

B

University of Missouri-Columbia(MO)
$13,544.70
$0.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military
14

B

Jacksonville State University(AL)
$16,682.00
$0.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military
15

B

Indiana State University(IN)
$19,362.00
$24,203.00
In-State
Out-of-State
16

B

West Virginia University(WV)
$23,320.00
$54,296.00
$0.00
In-State
Out-of-State
Military
17

B

Saint Josephs College - Nursing - Graduate(ME)
$19,950.00
$0.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military
18

B-

Excelsior College(NY)
$22,015.00
$0.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military
19

B-

East Tennessee State University(TN)
$19,872.00
$27,468.00
$0.00
In-State
Out-of-State
Military
20

B-

Excelsior College(NY)
$22,610.00
$0.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military
21

B-

Clarkson College(NE)
$19,968.00
$0.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military
22

C+

Excelsior College(NY)
$23,205.00
$0.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military
23

C+

Walden University(MN)
$22,695.00
$0.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military
24

C

Clarkson College(NE)
$21,504.00
$0.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military
25

C

Regis University
    (CO)
    $26,040.00
    All Students
    26

    C

    Clarkson College
      (NE)
      $24,064.00
      $0.00
      In-State/Out-Of-State
      Military
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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.