Byrdine F. Lewis School of Nursing Georgia State University

Byrdine F. Lewis School of Nursing Georgia State University

Atlanta, GA
student ratio
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
February 1
fall application deadline
acceptance rate
16 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Adult Health Clinical Nurse Specialist/Nurse Practitioner Certificate
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Family Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Certificate
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Perinatal Clinical Nurse Specialist/Women's Health Nurse Practitioner Certificate
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Child Health Clinical Nurse Specialist/Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Certificate
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Family Nurse Practitioner Certificate
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Nursing Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Physical Therapy Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT)
    • Nursing Leadership In Healthcare Innovations Master of Science (MS) [nursing administration]
      Master of Science (MS) [nursing informatics]
    • Nutrition Master of Science (MS)
    • Respiratory Therapy Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 104
    • Doctoral Degrees 31
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees 14
    • * 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? Yes
    • Terminal master's degree available? No
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Not reported
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported


55% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 242
    • Accepted 135
    • Acceptance Rate 55
    • Enrolled 89
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $50
    • Application Fee - International $50
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline February 1st February 1st Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline September 15th September 15th Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesNot Reported
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required

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 awardsAugust 1
    • Types of financial support availableTuition Waivers, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students518
    • Female Percentage80%
    • Male Percentage20%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students518
    • Part-time Percentage49%
    • Full-time Percentage51%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino2%
    • Black / African American25%
    • White / Caucasian58%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian8%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races2%
    • Unknown5%


  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty22
    • Full-time Percentage100%
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Female Percentage73%
    • Male Percentage27%


  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchStroke intervention for caregivers, stroke prevention in African-Americans; relationships between psychological distress and health outcomes in parents with a medically ill infant; medically fragile children; nursing expertise and patient outcomes
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Byrdine F. Lewis School of Nursing

Georgia State University

PO Box 3995
Atlanta, GA 30303
United States

Joan Cranford

Assistant Dean for Nursing

Phone: 404-413-1200
Fax: 404-413-1205

Tiffany Norman

Senior Administrative Coordinator

Phone: 404-413-1190
Fax: 404-413-1205

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