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School of Nursing The University of Kansas

  • Kansas City, KS
  • Public
  • Suburban
  • 92%8%
    student ratio
  • 454
    total students
  • Not Reported
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • April 1
    fall application deadline
  • 55%
    acceptance rate
  • 12 Degrees
    degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Health Professions Educator Post Master Certificate (PMC)
    • Nursing Master of Science (MS)
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
    • Adult/Gerontological Clinical Nurse Specialist Post Master Certificate (PMC)
    • Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Post Master Certificate (PMC)
    • Health Care Informatics Post Master Certificate (PMC)
    • Organizational Leadership Post Master Certificate (PMC)
    • Adult/Gerontological Nurse Practitioner Post Master Certificate (PMC)
    • Nurse Midwife Post Master Certificate (PMC)
    • Public Health Nursing Post Master Certificate (PMC)
    • Clinical Research Management Post Master Certificate (PMC)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 80
    • Doctoral Degrees 15
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees 19
    • * 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? Yes
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Required, Required for some and general oral exam
    • Doctoral Degrees V, Required and comprehensive oral exam (for DNP); comprehensive written and oral exam (for PhD)
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported


55% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 218
    • Accepted 122
    • Acceptance Rate 55
    • Enrolled 101
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $60
    • Application Fee - International $60
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline April 1st April 1st Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline September 1st September 1st Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's Degreesbachelor's degree in nursing, minimum GPA of 3.0, RN license, and 1 year of clinical experience, RN license in KS and MO
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, master's degree in nursing, and minimum GPA of 3.5, RN license in KS and MO
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *Not Reported
    • Out-of-state tuition *Not Reported
    • 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 awardsMarch 1
    • Types of financial support availableScholarship and/or loans, Traineeships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students454
    • Female Percentage92%
    • Male Percentage8%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students454
    • Part-time Percentage85%
    • Full-time Percentage15%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino4%
    • Black / African American6%
    • White / Caucasian81%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian4%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown5%


  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total FacultyNot Reported
    • Full-time PercentageNot Reported
    • Part-time PercentageNot Reported
    • Female Percentage-2147483548%
    • Male Percentage-2147483648%


  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchBreastfeeding practices of teen mothers, national database of nursing quality indicators, caregiving of families of patients using technology in the home, simulation in nursing education, diaphragm fatigue
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$5,629,000

Location & Contact

School of Nursing

The University of Kansas

Mail Stop 2029 3901 Rainbow Boulevard
Kansas City, KS 66160
United States

Dr. Karen Miller


Phone: 913-588-1601
Fax: 913-588-1660

Dr. Debra Ford

Associate Dean, Student Affairs

Phone: 913-588-1619
Fax: 913-588-1615

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