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  • Midway University Recognized as a Top Online School in Healthcare Education for its Master of Science in Nursing Program

November 18, 2021

Midway University has been named one of 2021’s best schools for online programs and courses in healthcare education by Midway not only made the list of the Most Affordable Online MSN Programs, but was the only Kentucky institution recognized.

“We are proud to receive the recognition and have the spotlight on our MSN program,” said Dr. Diane Chlebowy, Dean of the School of Health Sciences. “Midway University’s MSN program is the most affordable online MSN in Kentucky, and our accelerated format allows working nurses to move quickly through the program to earn their degree and advance their career in either the administration or education track to match their career goals.” researched and analyzed more than 7,700 accredited schools using data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and from the schools themselves. Their team then applied a proprietary algorithm to rank all qualifying schools for each healthcare discipline. Primary data points include:

    • Number of online programs in subject area
    • Online program tuition and fees
    • Access to academic counseling
    • Access to career placement services
    • Number of online students
    • Percentage of students with institutional aid

“We set out to find schools that are making online education a priority,” said Wes Ricketts, founder of “Each school in our rankings has a winning combination of flexibility, affordability, academic rigor and student support.”

To be eligible, a school must hold active regional accreditation and have at least one partially online program in the ranking subject. Just eight percent of U.S. postsecondary institutions earned a ranking position.

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