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Department of Nursing College of Health Professions Sacred Heart University

  • Fairfield, CT
    location
  • Private
    type
  • Suburban
    setting
  • 92%8%
    student ratio
  • 679
    total students
  • $22,775 | $22,775
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • Rolling
    fall application deadline
  • 58%
    acceptance rate
  • 7 Degrees
    degrees/awards offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Clinical Practice In Health Care Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
    • Leadership In Health Care Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
    • Nursing Doctor of Nursing Science (DN Sc)
    • Family Nurse Practitioner Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)
    • Clinical Nurse Leader Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)
    • Nursing Educator Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)
    • Patient Care Services Administration Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 67
    • Doctoral Degrees 11
    • 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? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Not reported
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

58% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 110
    • Accepted 64
    • Acceptance Rate 58
    • Enrolled 46
  • 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 Not Reported Not Reported 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)
    • 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
    • In-state tuition *$22,775
    • Out-of-state tuition *$22,775
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year feesNot Reported
    • 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 awardsNot Reported
    • Types of financial support availableCareer or Field-Related Internships, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Institutionally-sponsored Loans

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students679
    • Female Percentage92%
    • Male Percentage8%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students679
    • Part-time Percentage95%
    • Full-time Percentage5%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino4%
    • Black / African American7%
    • White / Caucasian74%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian4%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races1%
    • Unknown10%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty12
    • Full-time Percentage58%
    • Part-time Percentage42%
    • Female Percentage100%
    • Male Percentage0%

Location & Contact

Department of Nursing

College of Health Professions
Sacred Heart University

5151 Park Avenue
Fairfield, CT 06825-1000
United States

Dr. Sue DeNisco

Chair

Phone: 203-365-7661
Fax: 203-365-7662
Email: deniscos@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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