CHICAGO, Jan. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Saint Xavier University's (SXU) School of Nursing recently earned the #1 ranking by U.S. News & World Report's 2017 "Best Online Graduate Nursing Programs". Saint Xavier University School of Nursing has ranked in the top three online graduate nursing programs four consecutive years. This is the second time the program has been ranked #1 in those four years. The rankings measured a variety of factors, including program reputation, faculty credentials, student engagement, admissions selectivity, peer reputation, as well as student services and technology. Saint Xavier University School of Nursing scored 100 points in these categories, surpassing 143 programs surveyed. More information about the ranking methodologies for the "Best Online Graduate Nursing Programs" is available here.
"These rankings are a remarkable achievement and honor, which demonstrate talented faculty modeling and best practices in online education. SXU continues its commitment to excellence in nursing education and to our core values of respect, excellence, compassion, service, hospitality, integrity and learning for life," said School of Nursing Dean Gloria Jacobson, R.N., Ph.D.
SXU's School of Nursing is one of only 44 nursing programs across the country that are designated a Center of Excellence by the National League for Nursing.
More information about SXU's Online Programs is available at www.sxu.edu, keyword: online programs. For more information about SXU's School of Nursing, please visit www.sxu.edu, keyword: nursing, or contact (773) 298-3701.
SXU Chicago Campus: 3700 W. 103rd Street, Chicago, Ill. 60655 – (773) 298-3000
SXU Orland Park Campus: 18230 Orland Parkway, Orland Park, Ill. 60467 – (708) 802-6200
Founded by the Sisters of Mercy in 1846, Saint Xavier University was the first Mercy college in the United States and is Chicago's oldest Catholic university. The University serves 4,000 students at the Chicago and Orland Park campuses, and its Loop location and offers the following: 43 undergraduate programs; 25 graduate program options in arts and sciences, business, education and nursing; and a variety of program options in continuing and adult education. Recognizing Saint Xavier's excellence in education, U.S. News and World Report has ranked SXU consistently among the Best Colleges in the Midwest.
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