College of Nursing Kent State University

College of Nursing Kent State University

Kent, OH
student ratio
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
March 1
fall application deadline
acceptance rate
11 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Advanced Nursing Practice Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) [adult/gerontology acute care nurse practitioner]
    • Nursing Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) [adult/gerontology acute care nurse practitioner]
      Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) [adult/gerontology clinical nurse specialist]
      Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) [adult/gerontology primary care nurse practitioner]
      Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) [family nurse practitioner]
      Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) [nurse educator]
      Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) [nursing and healthcare management]
      Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) [pediatric primary care nurse practitioner]
      Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) [psychiatric/mental health nurse practitioner]
    • Master of Business Administration/Master of Science in Nursing (MBA/MSN)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 144
    • Doctoral Degrees 8
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees 5
    • * 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? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Thesis optional
    • Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required and Thesis Required
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported


74% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 272
    • Accepted 202
    • Acceptance Rate 74
    • Enrolled 166
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $45
    • Application Fee - International $70
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline March 1st March 1st Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline October 1st October 1st Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE or GMAT, minimum GPA of 3.0, active RN license, statement of purpose, 3 letters of reference, undergraduate level statistics class, and baccalaureate or graduate-level nursing degree, curriculum vitae/resume
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE, minimum GPA of 3.0, transcripts, 3 letters of reference, interview, active unrestricted Ohio RN license, statement of purpose, writing sample, and curriculum vitae/resume, baccalaureate and master's degrees in nursing or DNP
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International Degrees560 TOEFL score, 83 on internet-based version; 78 MELAB; 6.5 IELTS; 55 PTE

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsMay 4
    • Types of financial support availableScholarship and/or loans

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students572
    • Female Percentage88%
    • Male Percentage12%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students572
    • Part-time Percentage71%
    • Full-time Percentage29%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino3%
    • Black / African American7%
    • White / Caucasian82%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian2%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races3%
    • Unknown or International Student3%


  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty44
    • Full-time Percentage66%
    • Part-time Percentage34%
    • Female Percentage91%
    • Male Percentage9%

Location & Contact

College of Nursing

Kent State University

PO Box 5190
Kent, OH 44242
United States

Dr. Barbara Broome


Phone: 330-672-3777

Dr. Wendy Umberger

Associate Dean for Graduate Programs/Professor

Phone: 330-672-8813

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