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Frontier Nursing University Overview

Frontier Nursing University is a private not-for-profit institution located in Hyden, Kentucky. Frontier Nursing University is located in the countryside, which is perfect for students who enjoy a rural lifestyle.

What Is Frontier Nursing University Known For?

  • Students at Frontier Nursing University have an easier time paying back their loans. The school's student loan default rate is only 2%, compared to the national rate of 10.1%.
  • Although it may not be available for every major, the doctor's degree is the highest award a student can attain at Frontier Nursing University.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 82% of the faculty were full-time.

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Frontier Nursing University Rankings

Frontier Nursing University landed the #205 spot in our 2021 ranking of best colleges. We analyzed 2,320 colleges and universities across the nation to determine this ranking. This puts it in the top 10% of all schools in the nation.

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

Frontier Nursing University has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#27 Most Popular Online Doctor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#47 Best Graduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#96 Most Popular Online Graduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Frontier Nursing University.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#5 Most Popular Online Nursing Graduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#6 Most Popular Nursing Doctor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#11 Best Nursing Graduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#14 Most Popular Online Health Professions Graduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#25 Most Popular Health Professions Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#27 Best Health Professions Graduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#46 Best Value Nursing Doctor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Frontier Nursing University?

Location of Frontier Nursing University

Contact details for Frontier Nursing University are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 195 School Street, Hyden, KY 41749
Phone: 606-672-2312
Website: www.frontier.edu/

How Do I Get Into Frontier Nursing University?

You can apply to Frontier Nursing University online at: https://frontier.edu/admissions/apply/

Can I Afford Frontier Nursing University?

1.9% Loan Default Rate

The student loan default rate at Frontier Nursing University is 1.9%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

Online Learning at Frontier Nursing University

2,140 Took All Classes Online
2,140 Took At Least One Class Online
9.7% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 2,140 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Frontier Nursing University has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 13th most popular in Kentucky for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of Frontier Nursing University

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Frontier Nursing University was 9.7%. This is the #110 largest growth rate of all schools that are mostly online. This refers to all students at Frontier Nursing University regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Frontier Nursing University majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Health Professions 14%
Nursing 14%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Frontier Nursing University ranks compared to all other mostly online schools that offer a specific major.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Nursing #29
Health Professions #72

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Frontier Nursing University Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Graduate Certificate Master’s Doctor’s TOTAL
Nursing 93 621 151 865
TOTAL 93 621 151 865

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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