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Frontier Nursing University

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Location: Online (based in Versailles, KY)

Average time to graduation: 24 Months

Cost of attendance: $685.00 total (%tuition_2% per year or %tuition_3% per credit)

Accreditation: Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

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The university emphasizes distance education and teaches advanced skills to nurses, equipping them to administer primarily to underserved and rural regions. The institution is a product of the Frontier Nursing Service, itself established in the 1920s. Its online FNP program was ranked #3 by U.S. News in their 2023 Best Online Family Nurse Practitioner Master’s Programs ranking.