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UNCW Ranked 2nd Nationally Among Best Online R.N. to B.S.N. Programs 

UNCW is ranked 2nd nationally on a list of  2020 Best Online R.N. to B.S.N. Programs  compiled by the website The university is one of four UNC System programs in the top 10. (more)

UNCW Nursing Progam Ranked One of the Top Online Programs in NC  has ranked the University of North Carolina Wilmington’s program the third best online RN to BSN nursing school program in the state.  

These programs have seen a sharp rise in popularity as many hospital and healthcare systems move to hire more BSN-educated RNs, the website says. (more)

UNCW Ranked 14th in Nation for Online Master's in Liberal Arts Program

The University of North Carolina Wilmington ranked 14th on a list of 25 schools for Best Online Master’s in Liberal Arts Programs of 2019, as announced by . The list’s release followed an in-depth analysis of online master’s liberal arts programs that are offered across the United States. supplies students with unbiased research that informs them about notable online graduate programs. (more)

UNCW Ranked 8th in Nation for Online Bachelor’s Programs

The University of North Carolina Wilmington has been ranked 8th in the nation on the U.S. News & World Report list of “ 2019 Best Online Bachelor’s Programs,” the university announced today. The national recognition comes on the heels of UNCW’s recent elevation to the designation of “Doctoral Universities: High Research Activity” institution in the newly released Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. (more)

UNCW Named #3 in 2019 Best Online Colleges for a Bachelor’s in Criminology

This list has the best colleges offering online bachelor's degrees in criminology, with Chaminade University of Honolulu topping the list with a tuition of $25,374 and an average alumni mid-career salary of $96,000. University of Missouri at Saint Louis ranks #2, costing $29,769 per year and with an average salary of $71,900. Southern Illinois University - Carbondale ranks 11th on the list, with an annual tuition of $11,815 and an average alumni salary of $52,100. (more)

UNCW Ranked 2nd Among Top Master’s in History Programs by

UNCW ranks 2nd on a list of “ The 25 Best Online Master’s in History Programs” compiled by the website  “As UNCW’s student body grows more demographically and geographically diverse, strong distance education programs enable us to serve students where they are,” said Lynn Mollenauer, associate professor and Department of History chair. “Our online master’s degree program in history is designed specifically for working educators who require a high-quality program with a flexible schedule.” (more)

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