William F. Connell School of Nursing Boston College

William F. Connell School of Nursing Boston College

Chestnut Hill, MA
location
Private
type
Suburban
setting
89%
11%
student ratio
251
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
September 30
fall application deadline
48%
acceptance rate
11 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Nursing Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Master of Business Administration/Master of Science (MBA/MS)
      Master of Science/Doctor of Philosophy (MS/PhD)
      Master of Science/Master of Arts (MS/MA)
    • Pediatric Nursing Master of Science (MS) [pediatric and women's health]
    • Women's Health Nursing Master of Science (MS)
    • Family Health Nursing Master of Science (MS)
    • Nurse Anesthesia Master of Science (MS)
    • Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing Master of Science (MS)
    • Forensic Nursing Master of Science (MS)
    • Adult-Gerontology Nursing Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 105
    • Doctoral Degrees 8
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? No
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

48% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 343
    • Accepted 168
    • Acceptance Rate 48
    • Enrolled 74
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $40
    • Application Fee - International $40
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline September 30th September 30th Not Reported
    • Winter deadline January 15th January 15th Not Reported
    • Spring deadline March 15th March 15th Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's Degreesbachelor's degree in nursing
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, MS in nursing
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 600 paper based, TOEFL iBT, IELTS required, IELTS paper based

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsMarch 1
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Teaching Assistantships, Tuition Waivers, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Health Care Benefits, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students251
    • Female Percentage89%
    • Male Percentage11%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students251
    • Part-time Percentage26%
    • Full-time Percentage74%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino3%
    • Black / African American4%
    • White / Caucasian68%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian5%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races1%
    • Unknown19%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty99
    • Full-time Percentage51%
    • Part-time Percentage49%
    • Female Percentage92%
    • Male Percentage8%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchSexual and reproductive health, health promotion/illness prevention, aging, eating disorders, symptom management
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$1,313,380

Location & Contact

William F. Connell School of Nursing

Boston College

140 Commonwealth Avenue
Chestnut Hill, MA 02467
United States

Dr. Susan Gennaro

Dean

Phone: 617-552-4251
Fax: 617-552-0931
Email: susan.gennaro@bc.edu

Mrs. MaryBeth Crowley

Graduate Programs Assistant

Phone: 617-552-4928
Fax: 617-552-2121
Email: csongrad@bc.edu


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