Announces Best Nurse Practitioner Programs for 2021

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Degree holders gain increased earning potential with career opportunities upon graduation from these top ranked institutions.

News Image, a trusted resource for online degree rankings and higher education planning, has announced the Top 50 Nurse Practitioner Programs for 2021. The comprehensive research guide is based on an assessment of 203 accredited colleges and universities in the nation. Each program is evaluated based on curriculum quality, graduation rate, reputation, and post-graduate employment.

The 2021 rankings are calculated through a unique scoring system which includes student engagement, potential return on investment and leading third party evaluations. analyzed 203 schools, on a scale of 0 to 100, with only 50 making it to the final list. The methodology also uses an algorithm which collects and analyzes multiple rankings into one score to easily compare each school.

Students who pursue any one of these programs can expect to gain employment much quicker in comparison to candidates without a degree. In addition to accessibility and cost, the steady job growth in this market is one of the many reasons researched and ranked the Top Nurse Practitioner Programs. To access the complete ranking, please visit:

2021 Nurse Practitioner Programs featured on (in alphabetical order):

Albany State University
Angelo State University
Arizona State University
Austin Peay State University
Barry University
Boston College
Briar Cliff University
California State University, Bakersfield
Catholic University of America
Cedarville University
Columbia University
Columbus State University
Cox College
Drexel University
Duke University
Duquesne University
East Carolina University
Emory University
Frontier Nursing University
George Washington University
Georgetown University
Georgia College & State University
Gonzaga University
Goshen College
Indiana State University
Maryville University
Monmouth University
Northern Arizona University
Northwestern Oklahoma State University
Ohio State University
Regis College
Regis University
Samford University
Simmons University
State University of New York Polytechnic Institute
State University of New York, Stony Brook Medicine
Tennessee Technological University
Thomas Jefferson University
University of Alabama
University of Arizona
University of Cincinnati
University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
University of Michigan
University of Missouri, Kansas City
University of Southern California
University of St. Augustine
Vanderbilt University
Villanova University
Wheeling Jesuit University
Wilkes University

About provides unbiased research to help students make informed decisions about higher education programs. The website offers curated guides which include the best degree programs as well as information about financial aid, internships and even study strategies. With comprehensive, user-friendly guides and hundreds of program rankings, is a trusted source among students and prospective students. To learn more, please visit

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