College of Nursing University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

College of Nursing University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

North Dartmouth, MA
location
Public
type
Suburban
setting
94%
6%
student ratio
116
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
February 15
fall application deadline
90%
acceptance rate
1 Department and Program
departments and programs

Departments & Programs


Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 18
    • Doctoral Degrees 5
    • 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? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? No
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees

Admissions

90% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 55
    • Accepted 50
    • Acceptance Rate 90
    • Enrolled 36
  • 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 January 15th Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE (if fewer than 45 credits at baccalaureate degree granting school), statement of purpose (minimum of 300 words), resume, 3 letters of recommendation, and official transcripts, copy of RN license
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE (for PHD, if fewer than 45 credits at baccalaureate degree granting school for DNP), statement of purpose (minimum of 300 words), resume, 3 letters of recommendation, official transcripts, and copy of RN license, scholarly writing sample (minimum 10 pages for PhD)
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 533 paper based, TOEFL iBT, IELTS required, 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 awardsMarch 1
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Teaching Assistantships, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students116
    • Female Percentage94%
    • Male Percentage6%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students116
    • Part-time Percentage99%
    • Full-time Percentage1%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino3%
    • Black / African American3%
    • White / Caucasian89%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian3%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown2%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty65
    • Full-time Percentage40%
    • Part-time Percentage60%
    • Female Percentage98%
    • Male Percentage2%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchPathophysiology, aging with spinal cord injury, patient care, self care management, nursing education, reflective practice, breast cancer and quality of life of ethnically diverse populations, community based action research among vulnerable populations, care giver experiences
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$61,000

Location & Contact

College of Nursing

University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

285 Old Westport Road
North Dartmouth, MA 02747-2300
United States

Kimberly Christopher

Dean, College of Nursing

Phone: 508-999-8586
Fax: 508-999-9127
Email: kchristopher@umassd.edu

Steven Briggs

Director of Marketing and Recruitment for Graduate Studies

Phone: 508-999-8604
Fax: 508-999-8183
Email: graduate@umassd.edu


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