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High Passing Rates
95% of our graduates passed their NCLEX-RN exams in 2023 – higher than the national average.

Accredited & Respected
The online ABSN program is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).

Why Choose Marymount’s Online ABSN Program

The Marymount University Malek School of Nursing Professions has equipped and inspired future nurses for more than 50 years. As an online ABSN student, you will learn from world-class educators and gain the knowledge, experience and confidence you need to Live with Purpose as a registered nurse.

Four Differentiators

1. Expert Faculty Focused on Servant Leadership

Marymount expert faculty

Our expert faculty members are practitioners and educators who are focused on servant leadership and improving healthcare by meeting the needs of vulnerable populations. They’re approachable mentors with advanced training and education; 88% of our faculty hold the highest degree in their field of study.

Check out some of Marymount’s faculty profiles to see how these nurse leaders are making a positive impact in healthcare.

2. Unmatched Student Support

Marymount student support

At Marymount, your Student Success Advisor will connect with you to learn about your personal and professional goals. They will also work through tuition costs and plans, check in periodically to discuss your needs and monitor your progress, answer questions about curriculum, connect you to academic resources and keep you on track for graduation. Because of our unmatched one-on-one support, our nursing students have NCLEX-RN pass rates above the national average.

3. Situated at the Healthcare Policy Epicenter

Marymount University in Washington, D.C.

Based in Arlington, Marymount University is just “over the hill” from the nation's capital, giving our nursing students a distinct advantage. You will learn to advocate for your patients as you gain valuable knowledge on health care policy at a school surrounded by influential organizations and healthcare providers.

4. Clinical Placement Services Free of Charge

One of the greatest advantages to pursuing an advanced nursing degree at Marymount is our clinical placement service, offered at no additional cost to you. Stay focused on your career and studies while your assigned Placement Specialist expedites a search for you, identifying sites and preceptors close to your home.

Marymount's Clinical Placement Team has a high success rate at placing students in nearby clinical sites, with a majority of students securing sites within 40 miles.

Nursing by the Numbers

95% NCLEX pass rate
for Marymount’s ABSN students in 2023.


88% of the faculty
at Marymount hold the highest degree in their field of study.


75% higher salary
for registered nurses compared to the national salary average.

Why Choose Marymount's Educational Leadership and Organizational Innovation (EdD) Program

Marymount University’s Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership and Organizational Innovation program is a strategically designed educational experience to transform you into an effective leader so that you can create real change in the world. 

Research, theory, and practice come together in the EdD program to create actionable solutions, which are supported by a community of engaged organizational leaders and practical coursework grounded in evidence-based research and leadership practices.

Learn more about the EdD program

Doctorate in Business Administration (DBA) - Business Intelligence

The DBA provides the real-world business intelligence tools you need to advance your career and prove your capabilities as a strategic, data-savvy executive who can address today’s business challenges with knowledge, vision, and clarity.

Learn more about the DBA program