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Bookmark and Share Ranks FSU One of the Most Up-and-Coming Nursing Schools in the East
02/03/2016 Ranks FSU One of the Most Up-and-Coming Nursing Schools in the East recently ranked Frostburg State University among the 10 most up-and-coming nursing schools in the East.

The ranking was created from a list of nursing schools in the eastern part of the country. The schools were then critiqued based on innovative teaching methods, cutting-edge technological resources, facilities and student organizations.

FSU, ranked 10th, is noted for its nursing content being delivered online with synchronous virtual classes and for its fairly new RN to BSN program. FSU received approval to begin RN to BSN classes in 2008 and received Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education accreditation in 2011. The RN to BSN program was developed for licensed registered nurses with a desire to complete a bachelor’s degree. The nursing content is delivered online, so students never need to attend campus. The RN to BSN program was recognized and ranked fifth in the nation as a best buy in online nursing programs by FSU also offers students membership in the Sigma Theta Tau Nursing Honor Society. calculated the cost of FSU’s program at $12,952.’s mission is to share expert information to help students make the best decisions about their nursing education.

For more information about the award and to view the ranking in its entirety, visit

For information about FSU’s RN to BSN program, visit

Situated in the mountains of Allegany County, Frostburg State University is one of the 12 institutions of the University System of Maryland. FSU is a comprehensive, residential regional university and serves as an educational and cultural center for Western Maryland. For more information, visit or Follow FSU on Twitter @frostburgstate.


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