Department of Nursing College of Health Professions Sacred Heart University

Department of Nursing College of Health Professions Sacred Heart University

Fairfield, CT
location
Private
type
Suburban
setting
92%
8%
student ratio
746
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
February 15
fall application deadline
43%
acceptance rate
7 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Graduate Certificate
    • Leadership Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
    • Clinical Practice Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
    • Nurse Educator Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)
    • Clinical Nurse Leader Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)
    • Patient Care Services Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)
    • Family Nurse Practitioner Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 153
    • Doctoral Degrees 14
    • 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
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

43% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 153
    • Accepted 67
    • Acceptance Rate 43
    • Enrolled 48
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $60
    • Application Fee - International $60
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline February 15th February 15th Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's Degreesminimum GPA of 3.0, BSN or RN plus BS (for MSN)
    • Doctoral's Degreesminimum GPA of 3.0, MSN or BSN plus MS (for DNP) in related field
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL recommended, 570 paper based, TOEFL iBT, IELTS recommended, 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 awardsNot Reported
    • Types of financial support availableGraduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students746
    • Female Percentage92%
    • Male Percentage8%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students746
    • Part-time Percentage95%
    • Full-time Percentage5%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino4%
    • Black / African American9%
    • White / Caucasian75%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian4%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races1%
    • Unknown7%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty38
    • Full-time Percentage45%
    • Part-time Percentage55%
    • Female Percentage92%
    • Male Percentage8%

Location & Contact

Department of Nursing

College of Health Professions
Sacred Heart University

5151 Park Avenue
Fairfield, CT 06825-1000
United States

Mary Alice Donius

Dept Chair & Director, School of Nursing

Phone: 203-365-4508
Email: doniusm@sacredheart.edu

Kathy Dilks

Executive Director of Graduate Admissions

Phone: 203-365-4716
Fax: 203-365-4732
Email: gradstudies@sacredheart.edu


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