GetEducated.com Ranks Online Nursing Programs, Best Buys in Distance Learning Masters

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GetEducated.com releases its 2011 rankings for online nursing masters degrees from graduate schools nationwide. These rankings reveal the top 24 best values for an affordable online degree from regionally accredited universities that offer distance learning masters.

GetEducated’s online nursing school rankings detail the Top 24 best buys for students looking for affordable nursing degrees from accredited online graduate schools.

GetEducated.com, http://www.geteducated.com, has released its rankings for accredited online nursing programs. The online education research firm reviewed 24 online nursing schools (regionally accredited) that offer 44 different distance learning masters in search of the most affordable online degree for nurses.

The distance learning review team found the average cost -- tuition and distance education fees included -- for a distance nursing masters was $20,216.

GetEducated’s online nursing school rankings detail the Top 24 best buys for students looking for affordable nursing degrees from accredited online graduate schools.

Indiana State University (ISU) ranked as the #1 most affordable distance learning masters for students seeking nursing education online. Online students nationwide will pay a low cost of about $10,996 for a distance nursing degree from the Indiana state school.

Among online nursing programs, Lamar University, a state school in Texas, ranked as the #2 most affordable online degree for its Master of Science Nursing ($11,005 for Texas residents; $22,475 for all others). Jacksonville State University (Alabama) ranked #3 for its online Master of Science Nursing/Clinical Nurse Specialist ($11,664).

The University of Delaware offered the least affordable online nursing degrees in the survey at an estimated cost of just over $42,000 for either a Master of Science Nursing/Adult Health or a Master of Science Nursing/Pediatrics.

However, the University of Delaware’s distance learning Master of Science Nursing / Health Services Administration ranked #6 on GetEducated’s Best Buy list at a cost of just over $12,000.

GetEducated.com’s Top 24 Ranked Affordable Online Nursing Programs is posted on the online education research firm’s website.

Online students can compare and rank 1,277 distance learning masters by cost, accreditation, and student reviews by visiting GetEducated’s free guide to the best online education.

GetEducated publishes reviews of 50 online nursing degree programs from accredited graduate schools ranging from traditional residential schools such as George Washington University to online nursing education programs from distance learning universities such as Capella University.

CONTACT: Vicky Phillips, GetEducated.com, Burlington, VT, 05201, 802-899-4866. Website: http://www.geteducated.com

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