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Doctor of Nursing Practice Program School of Nursing Duquesne University

  • Pittsburgh, PA
    location
  • Private
    type
  • Urban
    setting
  • 98%2%
    student ratio
  • 59
    total students
  • $18,162 | $18,162
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • February 1
    fall application deadline
  • 53%
    acceptance rate
  • 1 Degree
    degrees/awards offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Nursing Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees Not reported
    • Doctoral Degrees 16
    • 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? Yes
    • Distance learning programs available? Yes
    • Terminal master's degree available? No
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Not reported
    • Doctoral Degrees Required and capstone project
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

53% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 60
    • Accepted 32
    • Acceptance Rate 53
    • Enrolled 25
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $
    • Application Fee - International $
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline February 1st February 1st Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesNot Reported
    • Doctoral's Degreescurrent RN license; BSN; MSN with minimum GPA of 3.5; current certifications; phone interview
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 600 paper based, TOEFL iBT

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *$18,162
    • Out-of-state tuition *$18,162
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year fees$1,728.00
    • Per-term feesNot Reported
    • One-time feeNot Reported
    • *Typical fees for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsJuly 1
    • Types of financial support availableResearch Assitantships, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans, Traineeships, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students59
    • Female Percentage98%
    • Male Percentage2%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students59
    • Part-time Percentage5%
    • Full-time Percentage95%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino2%
    • Black / African American5%
    • White / Caucasian90%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown3%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty21
    • Full-time Percentage90%
    • Part-time Percentage10%
    • Female Percentage90%
    • Male Percentage10%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchVulnerable populations, social justice, cultural competence, health disparities, wellness within chronic illness
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Doctor of Nursing Practice Program

School of Nursing
Duquesne University

600 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15282-0001
United States

Dr. Joan Lockhart

Professor and Associate Dean of Academic Affairs

Phone: 412-396-6540
Fax: 412-396-1821
Email: lockhart@duq.edu

Ms. Susan Hardner

Nurse Recruiter

Phone: 412-396-4945
Fax: 412-396-6346
Email: nursing@duq.edu



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