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Northern Illinois University

School of Nursing

De Kalb, IL

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Northern Illinois University

Overview

Northern Illinois University / School of Nursing is located in De Kalb, IL, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS)
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 73

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Thesis Optional
Internship

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

54
Applied
25
Accepted
18
Enrolled
46%

Applying

40
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline June 1st May 1st No
Spring deadline November 1st October 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0 in last 60 hours, BA in nursing, nursing license

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

122
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.56%
Black or African American 6.56%
White or Caucasian 67%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 13.93%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3.28%
Unknown 1.64%

Gender

Male (9%)
Female (90%)

Faculty

13
Total faculty
Full-time - 12
Part-time - 1
Male (1)
Female (12)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Neonatal intensive care, stress and coping, refugee and immigrant issues, older adults, autoimmune disorders
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address De Kalb, IL  60115-2854
United States
Contact Dr. Janice Strom
Chair
Email: jstrom@niu.edu
Phone: 815-753-6550
Fax: 815-753-0814

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