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Capstone College of Nursing The University of Alabama

  • Tuscaloosa, AL
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Suburban
    setting
  • 88%12%
    student ratio
  • 396
    total students
  • $9,200 | $22,950
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • June 1
    fall application deadline
  • 80%
    acceptance rate
  • 4 Degrees
    degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Nursing Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)
      Master of Science in Nursing/Doctor of Education (MSN/Ed D)
      Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
      Doctor of Education (Ed D)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 54
    • Doctoral Degrees 81
    • 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? Yes
    • Terminal master's degree available? No
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Optional
    • Doctoral Degrees Required, Required and scholarly practice project
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Required and Required

Admissions

80% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 299
    • Accepted 240
    • Acceptance Rate 80
    • Enrolled 185
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $50
    • Application Fee - International $60
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline June 1st Not Reported Yes
    • Winter deadline November 1st Not Reported Yes
    • Spring deadline April 15th Not Reported Yes
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE or MAT (if GPA is below 3.0), BSN, and RN licensure, minimum GPA of 3.0
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE or MAT, MSN, RN licensure, minimum GPA of 3.0, references, and writing sample, curriculum vitae
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesNot Reported

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *$9,200
    • Out-of-state tuition *$22,950
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this insitution 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 insitution 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 availableFellowships, Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students396
    • Female Percentage88%
    • Male Percentage12%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students396
    • Part-time Percentage78%
    • Full-time Percentage22%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino7%
    • Black / African American28%
    • White / Caucasian58%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian2%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander1%
    • Two or more races2%
    • Unknown2%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty22
    • Full-time Percentage95%
    • Part-time Percentage5%
    • Female Percentage86%
    • Male Percentage14%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchDiabetes education, childhood asthma, HIV/AIDS prevention and care, breast cancer in rural minority women, nursing labor cost, nursing case management, sleep, gerontology
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$244,809

Location & Contact

Capstone College of Nursing

The University of Alabama

Box 870358
Tuscaloosa, AL 35487
United States

Dr. Sara Barger

Dean

Phone: 205-348-1040
Fax: 205-348-5559
Email: sbarger@bama.ua.edu

Dr. Marsha Adams

Senior Associate Dean/Interim Assistant Dean, Graduate Programs

Phone: 205-348-1044
Fax: 205-348-5559
Email: madams@ua.edu



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