Marion Peckham Egan School of Nursing and Health Studies Fairfield University

Marion Peckham Egan School of Nursing and Health Studies Fairfield University

Fairfield, CT
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Tuition Cost Not Reported
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fall application deadline
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7 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Family Nurse Practitioner Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) [Family Nurse Practitioner Studies]
      Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) [Family Nurse Practitioner Studies]
    • Advanced Practice Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
    • Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) [Psychiatric Nursing ]
      Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) [Psychiatric Nursing ]
    • Nurse Anesthesia Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) [Nurse Anesthesia ]
    • Nursing Leadership Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) [Nursing and Healthcare Administration]
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 26
    • Doctoral Degrees 36
    • 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? Yes
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Capstone project
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported


50% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 160
    • Accepted 80
    • Acceptance Rate 50
    • Enrolled 55
  • 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 May 15th Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline October 15th Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's Degreesminimum QPA of 3.0, RN license, and resume, 2 recommendations
    • Doctoral's DegreesMSN (minimum QPA of 3.2) or BSN (minimum QPA of 3.0); critical care nursing experience (for nurse anesthesia DNP candidates)
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees1 year of work experience as a registered nurse
    • International DegreesTOEFL (minimum score 550 paper-based; 80 iBT) or IELTS (minimum score 6.5)

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 awardsNot Reported
    • Types of financial support availableScholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students203
    • Female Percentage90%
    • Male Percentage10%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students203
    • Part-time Percentage75%
    • Full-time Percentage25%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino9%
    • Black / African American7%
    • White / Caucasian73%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian5%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races4%
    • Unknown or International Student2%


  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty20
    • Full-time Percentage45%
    • Part-time Percentage55%
    • Female Percentage85%
    • Male Percentage15%


  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchAging, spiritual care, palliative and end of life care, psychiatric mental health, pediatric trauma
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Marion Peckham Egan School of Nursing and Health Studies

Fairfield University

1073 North Benson Road
Fairfield, CT 06824
United States

Dr. Meredith Kazer


Phone: 203-254-4000 ext. 2701
Fax: 203-254-4126

Marianne Gumpper

Director of Graduate and Continuing Studies Admission

Phone: 203-254-4184
Fax: 203-254-4073

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