Program in Nursing College of Nursing University of Kentucky

Degrees & Award

Programs Offered:
Offers Nursing (MSN, Phd).
Degree Requirements:
For Master&Apos;S, Comprehensive Exam, Thesis Optional, Research Project; For Doctorate, Comprehensive Exam, Thesis/Dissertation.


Entrance Requirements:
For Master&Apos;S, GRE General Test, Minimum Undergraduate GPA Of 2.75; For Doctorate, GRE General Test, Minimum Undergraduate GPA Of 2.75, Graduate 3.0. Additional Exam Requirements/Recommendations For International Students: Required&Mdash;TOEFL (Minimum Score 550 Paper-Based; 213 Computer-Based).
Application Deadline:
For Fall Admission, 7/17 Priority Date For Domestic Students, 2/1 For International Students; For Spring Admission, 12/13 Priority Date For Domestic Students, 6/15 For International Students.
Application Fee:
$50 ($65 For International Students)
Student Statistics:
Average Age 37. 135 Applicants, 52% Accepted, 60 Enrolled.

Student Body

Student Population:
80 Full-Time (73 Women), 131 Part-Time (115 Women); Includes 13 Minority (9 African Americans, 1 American Indian/Alaskan Native, 2 Asian Americans Or Pacific Islanders, 1 Hispanic American), 7 International.


32 Full-Time (31 Women), 2 Part-Time/Adjunct (1 Woman).

Financial Aid

Financial Aid:
In 2008&Ndash;09, 20 Students Received Support, Including 2 Fellowships With Full Tuition Reimbursements Available, 10 Research Assistantships With Full Tuition Reimbursements Available (Averaging $14,000 Per Year), 8 Teaching Assistantships With Full Tuition Reimbursements Available (Averaging $5,000 Per Year); Federal Work-Study, Scholarships/Grants, Traineeships, Health Care Benefits, Tuition Waivers (Partial), And Unspecified Assistantships Also Available. Support Available To Part-Time Students. Financial Award Application Deadline: 3/15; Financial Award Applicants Required To Submit FAFSA.

Location & Contact

Contact Info
Dr. Patricia Howard
Director of Graduate Studies
Lexington, KY 40506-0032
Phone: 859-323-6332
Fax: 859-323-1057

Contact Info
Dr. Brian Jackson
Senior Associate Dean
Lexington, KY 40506-0032
Phone: 859-257-4667
Fax: 859-257-4676

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