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Duke University

School of Nursing

Durham, NC

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Overview

Duke University / School of Nursing is located in Durham, NC, in a suburban setting.

Departments & Programs

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Nursing education
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Women's health nurse practitioner
(Post-Graduate Certificate) Nursing education
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Nursing and health care leadership
(Post-Graduate Certificate) Acute care pediatric nurse practitioner
(Post-Graduate Certificate) Psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Pediatric nurse practitioner Primary care
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Neonatal nurse practitioner
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner
(Post-Graduate Certificate) Neonatal nurse practitioner
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Nursing
(Post-Graduate Certificate) Nursing informatics
(Post-Graduate Certificate) Women's health nurse practitioner
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Nurse practitioner
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Acute care pediatric nurse practitioner
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Family nurse practitioner
(Post-Graduate Certificate) Adult-gerontology nurse practitioner Primary care
(Post-Graduate Certificate) Adult-gerontology nurse practitioner Acute care
(Post-Graduate Certificate) Family nurse practitioner
(Post-Graduate Certificate) Pediatric nurse practitioner Primary care
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Nurse anesthesia
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Nursing informatics
(Post-Graduate Certificate) Nursing and health care leadership
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Adult-gerontology nurse practitioner Primary care
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Adult-gerontology nurse practitioner Acute care

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 213
Doctoral Degrees 74
Other Advanced Degrees 18

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? Yes
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam MSN applicants are no longer required to take the GRE.
Thesis Optional
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE is required for the DNP in Nurse Anesthesia
Capstone project

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

761
Applied
250
Accepted
149
Enrolled
33%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 1st December 1st No
Spring deadline May 1st May 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam MSN applicants are no longer required to take the GRE.
Master's Degree Requirements 1 year of nursing experience (recommended), BSN, minimum GPA of 3.0, previous course work in statistics
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE is required for the DNP in Nurse Anesthesia
Doctoral Degree Requirements BSN or MSN, minimum GPA of 3.0, resume, personal statement, graduate statistics and research methods course, current licensure as a registered nurse, transcripts from all post-secondary institutions
Additional Entrance Requirements MSN, licensure or eligibility as a professional nurse, transcripts from all post-secondary institutions, previous course work in statistics

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 100
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Types of financial support available Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership

Student Body

823
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.95%
Black or African American 7.41%
White or Caucasian 70%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.49%
Asian 6.93%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.12%
Two or more races 2.55%
Unknown 5.1%

Gender

Male (10%)
Female (89%)

Faculty

80
Total faculty
Full-time - 48
Part-time - 32
Male (12)
Female (68)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Cardiovascular disease, caregiver skill training, data mining, prostate cancer, neonatal immune system
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Box 90586
Durham, NC  27708
United States
Contact Dr. Marion E. Broome
Dean/Vice Chancellor for Nursing Affairs/Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs for Nursing
Email: marion.broome@duke.edu
Phone: 919-684-9446
Fax: 919-684-9414

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