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College of Nursing Wayne State University

  • Detroit, MI
  • Public
  • Urban
  • 92%8%
    student ratio
  • 341
    total students
  • Not Reported
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition

Departments & Programs

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Advanced Practice Nursing With Women, Neonates And Children Graduate Certificate [nurse-midwifery]
      Graduate Certificate [pediatric acute care nursing]
      Graduate Certificate [women's health nursing]
      Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) [neonatal nurse practitioner]
      Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) [nurse-midwife]
      Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) [pediatric nurse practitioner]
      Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) [women's health nurse practitioner]
    • Nursing Education Certificate [nursing education]
      Certificate [transcultural nursing]
      Graduate Certificate
    • Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Graduate Certificate
      Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)
    • Nurse-Midwifery Graduate Certificate
    • Transcultural Nursing Graduate Certificate
    • Pediatric Primary Care Nursing Graduate Certificate
    • Women's Health Nursing Graduate Certificate
    • Pediatric Acute Care Nursing Graduate Certificate
    • Complementary Therapies In Healthcare Graduate Certificate
    • Adult Health Graduate Certificate
      Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)
    • Nurse Practitioner Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) [infant mental health]
    • Nursing Practice Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
    • Nursing Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [infant mental health]
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [nursing]
    • Adult Primary Care Nursing Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) [adult primary care nursing]
      Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) [gerontological nurse practitioner]
    • Community Health Nursing Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)
    • Family Community Mental Health Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 118
    • Doctoral Degrees 22
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees 9
    • * 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? Yes
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported


44% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 194
    • Accepted 86
    • Acceptance Rate 44
    • Enrolled 59
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $
    • Application Fee - International $
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline July 1st May 1st Not Reported
    • Winter deadline November 1st September 1st Not Reported
    • Spring deadline March 1st January 1st Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's Degreesadmission to Graduate School, minimum GPA of 3.0 in upper-division course work; BA from NLN- or CCNE-accredited program; three references; current RN license; personal statement; additional requirements in each of the clinical major areas
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test (for PhD applicants and DNP applicants without a master's degree), bachelor's (3.5 upper division gpa, PhD applicants) or master's degree (3.3 gpa, PhD applicants) in nursing (3.0 gpa DNP applicants) , current RN license, interview, goals statement, curriculum vitae, three reference letters (three for PhD applicants, and two for DNP); writing sample (for DNP); apply by 1/15 to PhD program, 10/15 to DNP program
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced Degreesgraduate degree in nursing, current Michigan RN license, and three letters of reference, personal goal statement
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT, IELTS recommended, IELTS paper based, TWE required, 6 TWE paper based, Michigan English Language Assessment Battery (minimum score 85)

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 31
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans, Traineeships, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students341
    • Female Percentage92%
    • Male Percentage8%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students341
    • Part-time Percentage67%
    • Full-time Percentage33%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino2%
    • Black / African American19%
    • White / Caucasian64%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian7%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races1%
    • Unknown7%


  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty36
    • Full-time Percentage100%
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Female Percentage97%
    • Male Percentage3%


  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchDiet-induced obesity in adults; environmental and physiological factors of asthma; high-risk families for child maltreatment; identifying non-invasive biomarkers of necrotizing enterocolotis; pain management and reduction of pain-related disparities
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$823,339

Location & Contact

College of Nursing

Wayne State University

656 West Kirby Street
Detroit, MI 48202
United States

Dr. Nancy Artinian

Interim Dean, College of Nursing

Phone: 313-577-4071

Dr. Eric Brown

Director, Office of Student Affairs for College of Nursing

Phone: 313-577-4082
Fax: 313-577-6949

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