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Vanderbilt University School of Nursing Vanderbilt University

  • Nashville, TN
    location
  • Private
    type
  • Urban
    setting
  • 89%11%
    student ratio
  • 896
    total students
  • Not Reported
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • December 1
    fall application deadline
  • 49%
    acceptance rate
  • 19 Degrees
    degrees/awards offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Nursing Practice Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
    • Nursing Science Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) [hospitalist]
      Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) [intensivist]
    • Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)
    • Nurse Midwifery/Family Nurse Practitioner Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)
    • Family Nurse Practitioner Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)
    • Nursing Informatics Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)
    • Pediatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)
    • Women's Health Nurse Practitioner/Adult Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)
    • Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)
    • Women's Health Nurse Practitioner Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)
    • Neonatal Nurse Practitioner Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)
    • Healthcare Leadership Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)
    • Nurse Midwifery Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)
    • Pediatric Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)
    • Emergency Nurse Practitioner Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)
    • Master of Science in Nursing/Master of Divinity (MSN/M Div)
      Master of Science in Nursing/Master of Theological Studies (MSN/MTS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 364
    • Doctoral Degrees 43
    • 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 Not reported
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

49% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 1,257
    • Accepted 619
    • Acceptance Rate 49
    • Enrolled 457
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $50
    • Application Fee - International $50
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline December 1st December 1st Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test (within the past 5 years), minimum B average in undergraduate course work, 3 letters of recommendation
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, interview, 3 letters of recommendation from doctorally-prepared faculty, and MSN, essay
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 570 paper based, IELTS required, IELTS paper based

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *Not Reported
    • Out-of-state tuition *Not Reported
    • 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 awardsMarch 15
    • Types of financial support availableFinancial Support for Part-time Students, Health Care Benefits, Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students896
    • Female Percentage89%
    • Male Percentage11%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students896
    • Part-time Percentage41%
    • Full-time Percentage59%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino3%
    • Black / African American5%
    • White / Caucasian81%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native1%
    • Asian3%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races1%
    • Unknown6%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty591
    • Full-time Percentage24%
    • Part-time Percentage76%
    • Female Percentage75%
    • Male Percentage25%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchLymphedema, palliative care and bereavement, health services research including workforce, safety and quality of care, gerontology, better birth outcomes including nutrition
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$2,500,000

Location & Contact

Vanderbilt University School of Nursing

Vanderbilt University

Godchaux Hall 461 21st Avenue South
Nashville, TN 37240
United States

Dr. Linda Norman

Dean

Phone: 615-343-8876
Fax: 615-343-7711
Email: linda.norman@vanderbilt.edu

Patricia Peerman

Assistant Dean for Enrollment Management

Phone: 615-322-3800
Fax: 615-343-0333
Email: vusn-admissions@vanderbilt.edu



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