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Boston College

William F. Connell School of Nursing

Chestnut Hill, MA

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Overview

Boston College / William F. Connell School of Nursing is located in Chestnut Hill, MA, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Business Administration/Master of Science (MBA/MS)
Master of Science/Master of Arts (MS/MA)
Master of Science/Doctor of Philosophy (MS/PhD)
Master of Science (MS) Women's health nursing
Master of Science (MS) Family health nursing
Master of Science (MS) Nurse anesthesia
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Nursing
Master of Science (MS) Pediatric primary care nurse practitioner Pediatric and women's health
Master of Science (MS) Adult-gerontology primary care nurse practitioner
Master of Science (MS) Psychiatric-mental health nursing

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 104
Doctoral Degrees 5

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

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Computer literacy exam or foreign language

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

360
Applied
202
Accepted
94
Enrolled
56%

Applying

40
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline September 30th September 30th No
Winter deadline January 15th January 15th No
Spring deadline March 15th March 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Bachelor's degree in nursing
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements MS in nursing

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 600
TOEFL IBT score: 100
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7.5

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards April 18
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

260
Total Graduate Students
1%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.62%
Black or African American 3.08%
White or Caucasian 70%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 3.85%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3.46%
Unknown 13.85%

Gender

Male (9%)
Female (90%)

Faculty

54
Total faculty
Full-time - 54
Part-time - 0
Male (6)
Female (48)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Sexual and reproductive health, health promotion/illness prevention, aging, eating disorders, symptom management
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
879,812

Location & Contact

Address Maloney Hall
140 Commonwealth Avenue
Chestnut Hill, MA  02467
United States
Contact Dr. Susan Gennaro
Dean
Email: susan.gennaro@bc.edu
Phone: 617-552-4251
Fax: 617-552-0931

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