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Most Popular Schools for Nursing Science Major & Degree Program

A research program that focuses on the study of advanced clinical practices, research methodologies, the administration of complex nursing services, and that prepares nurses to further the progress of nursing research through experimentation and clinical applications.


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Rank School Name Students % of Total Total On-Campus Cost
1 University of Maryland-Baltimore 324 27% N/A
2 Rush University 310 52% N/A
3 University of Massachusetts-Boston 248 7% $12,766
4 University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey 247 20% N/A
5 University of Illinois at Chicago 190 3% $29,320
6 Benedictine University 166 8% $37,636
7 Rivier University 161 24% $43,227
8 Kean University 129 4% $26,624
9 Ramapo College of New Jersey 124 8% $29,161
10 Duquesne University 122 5% $44,567
11 Centro de Estudios Multidisciplinarios-San Juan 120 22% $7,040
12 University of North Carolina at Greensboro 99 2% $19,172
13 Oklahoma Wesleyan University 94 30% $34,960
14 Texas A & M University Health Science Center 88 31% N/A
15 University of Kansas 77 1% $22,277
16 University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences 73 12% N/A
17 University of California-Irvine 67 1% $30,504
18 University of Maine at Fort Kent 66 43% $18,795
19 Northern Illinois University 60 1% $28,342
20 University of California-Los Angeles 58 1% $32,416
21 Monmouth University 55 3% $46,152
22 Saint Xavier University 50 4% $41,772
23 Quinnipiac University 50 2% $55,780
24 University of Iowa 46 1% $20,691
25 Centro de Estudios Multidisciplinarios-Humacao 43 15% $7,039
26 EDP Univeristy of Puerto Rico Inc-San Juan 40 19% $6,540
27 Clemson University 39 1% $28,502
28 North Park University 38 5% $35,050
29 University of Rhode Island 38 1% $26,882
30 Wichita State University 37 1% $17,397
31 Midland University 34 16% $37,780
32 Metropolitan State University 32 1% $8,142
33 Fort Hays State University 29 1% $16,410
34 Wagner College 27 5% $53,924
35 Governors State University 27 2% N/A
36 Centro de Estudios Multidisciplinarios-Bayamon 25 9% $7,034
37 University of California-Davis 23 0% $33,066
38 University of Puerto Rico-Medical Sciences 23 4% N/A
39 University of South Carolina-Columbia 22 0% $24,804
40 Minnesota State University-Mankato 22 1% $17,562
41 Anna Maria College 20 4% $48,146
42 University of Vermont 20 1% $28,886
43 Pittsburg State University 19 1% $17,296
44 Salem State University 15 1% $22,084
45 Moravian College 15 3% $49,090
46 Millersville University of Pennsylvania 15 1% $21,309
47 Azusa Pacific Online University 12 57% $11,400
48 Drexel University 11 0% $57,870
49 Rochester College 10 4% $28,890
50 Vanderbilt University 7 0% $61,112
51 Bethel College-Indiana 7 1% $35,430
52 College of Saint Elizabeth 7 1% $47,147
53 Columbia University in the City of New York 6 0% $64,144
54 Touro University Nevada 5 2% N/A
55 Duke University 3 0% $61,748
56 Walsh University 1 0% $39,390

This list indicates the number of students that completed the Nursing Science program at the schools above.
It is not necessarily an indicator of academic rigor or quality of education.
Note that some schools do not have enough data to be ranked, and these schools will not appear in our lists.