107
Students
Small town
Small Town
Setting
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Overview

Ferris State University / School of Nursing is located in Big Rapids, MI, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Nursing
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Nursing administration
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Nursing education
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Nursing informatics

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 25

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? Yes
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Practicum, practicum project

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

36
Applied
33
Accepted
31
Enrolled
92%

Applying

0
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline April 15th Not reported Yes
Spring deadline October 15th Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Requirements BS in nursing (for nursing education track); BS in nursing or related field (for nursing administration and nursing informatics tracks); registered nurse license, writing sample, letters of reference, 2 years' clinical experience (recommended)
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 61

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards April 15
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

107
Total Graduate Students
97%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
2%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.8%
Black or African American 2.8%
White or Caucasian 85%
American Indian or Alaska Native 4.67%
Asian 1.87%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.93%
Two or more races 0.93%
Unknown 0.93%

Gender

Male (8%)
Female (91%)

Faculty

9
Total faculty
Full-time (7)
Part-time (2)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Nursing education, end of life, leadership/education introverts in nursing, complementary and alternative medicine therapies
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 1201 South State Street
Big Rapids, MI  49307
United States
Contact Dr. Susan Owens
Chair, School of Nursing
Email: owenss3@ferris.edu
Phone: 231-591-2267
Fax: 231-591-2325