26 Cheap Online MSNS in Nurse Practitioner

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Updated December 17, 2020

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This is a list of the 26 most affordable online MSNs in nurse practitioner that are available online in the United States. We compiled this with data from the National Center for Education Statistics' College Navigator Website. All hourly tuition data is from individual schools' websites. These 26 economical master's of science in nursing - nurse practitioner are available online and ranked according to hourly tuition rate from least to most expensive.

#1 Midwestern State University Wichita Falls, TX
#2 University of Central Missouri Warrensburg, MO
#3 Georgia College and State University Milledgeville, GA
#4 University of North Dakota Grand Forks, ND
#5 University of Texas at El Paso El Paso, TX
#6 Briar Cliff University Sioux City, IA
#7 University of South Carolina Columbia, SC
#8 Northern Arizona University Flagstaff, AZ
#9 Cedarville University Cedarville, OH
#10 Saint Joseph's College Philadelphia, PA

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  1. Midwestern State University
    Location

    Wichita Falls, TX

    Tuition

    $5019

    Midwestern State University has an online master of science in nursing - psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner degree that is a 48 credit hour program including coursework in advanced pharmacotherapeutics and population health. With a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1, the program asks that you have a BSN from an accredited program and a GPA of 3.0 or better over your last 60 hours of undergraduate coursework. Midwestern State University charges an online, graduate tuition rate of $213.85 per credit hour regardless of residency. The school is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges.

  2. University of Central Missouri
    Location

    Warrensburg, MO

    Tuition

    $13366

    The University of Central Missouri has an online master of science in nursing, family nurse practitioner degree that is a 44 credit hour program that includes studies on the topics of family/population health and health care advocacy. With a student to faculty ratio of 19 to 1, the program requires that students pass a criminal background check prior to beginning the program. The University of Central Missouri offers an online, out of state, graduate tuition rate of $348.50 per credit hour for this program. The school is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

  3. Georgia College and State University
    Location

    Milledgeville, GA

    Tuition

    $18486

    Georgia College and State University has an online master of science in nursing-family nurse practitioner degree that is a 40 credit hour program that includes coursework in applied pharmacology and primary care of adults. With a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1, clinical hours for the program must be completed in the state of Georgia. Georgia College and State University charges an online, graduate tuition rate of $373 per credit hour for this program, regardless of residency. The school is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges.

  4. University of North Dakota
    Location

    Grand Forks, ND

    Tuition

    $19184

    The University of North Dakota has an online master of science in nursing with a psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner track degree that is a 52 credit hour program including coursework in advanced practice skills and ethical reasoning skills. With a student to faculty ratio of 21 to 1, the program requires a statement of goals and a copy of your nursing license as part of the admissions packet. The University of North Dakota charges an online, graduate tuition rate of $404.06 per credit hour for this program, regardless of residency. The school is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

  5. University of Texas at El Paso
    Location

    El Paso, TX

    Tuition

    $12326

    The University of Texas at El Paso has an online master of science in nursing-family nurse practitioner degree that is a 49 credit hour program that includes studies in research appraisal and nursing processes. With a student to faculty ratio of 20 to 1, the program requires transcripts and a statement of purpose among the admissions packet. The University of Texas at El Paso charges an online, graduate tuition rate of $450 per credit hour. The school is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges.

    #6 - Briar Cliff University

  6. Briar Cliff University
    Location

    Sioux City, IA

    Tuition

    $8280

    Briar Cliff University has an online master of science in nursing: nurse practitioner degree that is a 49-51 credit hour program offering two specializations: family nurse practitioner and adult/gerontology nurse practitioner. With a student to faculty ratio of 11 to 1, the program requires undergraduate coursework in these areas: physical assessment; nursing research; ethics; and statistics. Briar Cliff University charges an online, graduate tuition rate of $510 per credit hour for this program. The school is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

    #7 - University of South Carolina

  7. University of South Carolina
    Location

    Columbia, SC

    Tuition

    $27008

    The University of South Carolina has an online master of science in nursing, adult-gerontology acute care nurse practitioner degree that is a 40 credit hour program that can be completed in as few as six semesters. With a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1, the program is looking for applicants with a cumulative 3.0 GPA in their bachelor of science in nursing from an accredited institution of higher learning. The University of South Carolina charges an online, out of state, graduate tuition rate of $568.75 per credit hour for this program. The school is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges.

  8. Northern Arizona University
    Location

    Flagstaff, AZ

    Tuition

    $17915

    Northern Arizona University has an online master of science in nursing-family nurse practitioner degree that is a 48 credit hour program including coursework in theoretical foundations and family nursing theory. With a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1, the program asks for applicants to have a 3.0 or better GPA on a 4.0 scale. Northern Arizona University charges an online, graduate tuition rate of $575 per credit hour. The school is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

  9. Cedarville University
    Location

    Cedarville, OH

    Tuition

    $9385

    Cedarville University has an online master of science in nursing-family nurse practitioner degree that is a 44 credit hour program that includes coursework in direct care and applied scholarship. With a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1, admission requirements for the program include a profession of faith in Jesus Christ and a recommendation form filled out by a professional contact and a Christian leader. Cedarville University charges an online, graduate tuition rate of $599 per credit hour for this program. The school is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Schools and Colleges.

  10. Saint Joseph's College
    Location

    Philadelphia, PA

    Tuition

    $8720

    Saint Joseph's College has an online master of science in nursing degree that is a 48 credit hour program that offers two nurse practitioner specializations: adult-gerontology acute care nurse practitioner and family/individual across the lifespan nurse practitioner. With a student to faculty ratio of 12 to 1, the program requires a BSN from an accredited institution and an active and unrestricted RN license in the US. Saint Joseph's College charges an online, graduate tuition rate of $624 per credit hour for this program. The school is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education.

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