College Choice Releases Its 2016 Rankings for the Best Online RN-BSN Degree Programs and Most Affordable RN-BSN Degree Programs

Tuesday, July 19, 2016 Education News
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EUGENE, Ore., July 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- College Choice has published its 2016 rankings for the Best Online RN-BSN Degree

Programs and Most Affordable RN-BSN Degree Programs.


Nurses are going back to school in droves as the demand for nurses with a minimum of a Bachelor's degree grows. With the nursing field projected to grow 16 percent through 2024, it has never been more important to have educated nurses practicing in the field.

These rankings were designed by the College Choice staff to reflect two essential components of a nursing education for working students - flexibility and affordability. With more than 70 percent of nursing students working full-time, there has been a call for rankings to reflect both online and the most affordable RN-BSN degree programs in the country.

The Best Online RN-BSN Degree Programs 2016 ranking was created by comparing a school's Internet portal, degree requirements, tuition, student retention and academic reputation. All facts and statistics were found using the school's website and independent statistics and ranking sites, ensuring that the ranking is current and reflects the most accurate information.

The schools listed in this ranking are as follows (in alphabetical order):

Arizona State University, Tempe, AZBall State University, Muncie, IN Bon Secours Memorial College of Nursing, Richmond, VACapella University, Minneapolis, MNChamberlain College of Nursing, Downers Grove, ILCharleston Southern University, North Charleston, SCChatham University, Pittsburgh, PAFort Hays State University, Hays, KSGeorgia College and State University, Milledgeville, GAIndiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, Indianapolis, INJacksonville University, Jacksonville, FLLoyola University Chicago, Chicago, ILLoyola University New Orleans, New Orleans, LAMcKendree State University, Lebanon, IL Miami University Ohio, Oxford, OHNortheastern University, Boston, MANorthern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZNorthwestern Oklahoma State University, Alva, OKNorthwestern State University, Natchitoches, LAOhio University, Athens, OHOld Dominion University, Norfolk, VAPenn State University, State College, PASacred Heart University, Fairfield, CTSouth Dakota State University, Brookings, SDSoutheast Missouri State University, Cape Girardeau, MOSouthern Arkansas University, Magnolia, ARSouthwestern Oklahoma State University, Weatherford, OKSt. Petersburg College, St. Petersburg, FLSUNY College of Technology at Delhi, Delhi, NYUniversity of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, ALUniversity of Arkansas, Fayetteville, ARUniversity of Illinois Chicago, Chicago, ILUniversity of Massachusetts Amherst, Amherst, MAUniversity of Massachusetts Dartmouth, Dartmouth, MAUniversity of Michigan-Flint, Flint, MIUniversity of Nebraska, Lincoln, NEUniversity of North Georgia, Dahlonega, GAUniversity of Northern Colorado, Greeley, COUniversity of Saint Francis, Fort Wayne, INUniversity of Saint Mary, Leavenworth, KSUniversity of South Alabama, Mobile, ALUniversity of South Dakota, Vermillion, SDUniversity of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, TXUniversity of Wisconsin, Oshkosh, Oshkosh, WIUniversity of Wyoming, Laramie, WYUpper Iowa University, Fayette, IAVillanova University, Philadelphia, PAWestern Carolina University, Cullowhee, NCWestern Governors University, Salt Lake City, UTWestern Illinois University, Macomb, IL

The Most Affordable RN-BSN Degree Programs 2016 ranking focused on using tuition, student retention, academic reputation, financial aid services and more to curate a short list that represented the best schools from which to graduate with an RN-BSN degree.

The complete list of schools included in this ranking are as follows (in alphabetical order):

American Public University, Charles Town, WVDelta State University, Cleveland, MSFort Hays State University, Hays, KSIndiana University South Bend, South Bend, INKing University, Bristol, TNSouth Dakota State University, Brookings, SDSouthwestern Oklahoma State University, Weatherford, OKUniversity of Arkansas Fort Smith, Fort Smith, ARUniversity of North Georgia, Dahlonega, GAWashburn University, Topeka, KS

College Choice is the leading authority in college and university rankings, searches and resources dedicated to helping students and their families find the right college. The site publishes rankings and reviews that make finding the best colleges for different interests easier and more fun, as well as resources to help students get into, pay for, and thrive at the college of their choice.


Christian AmondsonManaging Editor, College ChoiceWeb: Email: EmailPhone:(541) 255-3801

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