Capstone College of Nursing The University of Alabama

Capstone College of Nursing The University of Alabama

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

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Nursing Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
      Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 53
    • Doctoral Degrees 61
    • 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? No
    • Distance learning programs available? Yes
    • Terminal master's degree available? No
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Thesis optional
    • Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required, Thesis Required and scholarly practice project
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Comp Exam Required and Thesis Required


54% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 352
    • Accepted 192
    • Acceptance Rate 54
    • Enrolled 150
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $50
    • Application Fee - International $60
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline March 1st Not Reported Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE or MAT (if GPA is below 3.0), minimum GPA of 3.0 overall and/or last 60 hours; BSN; current unencumbered RN licensure in the U.S.; drug and background screen deemed acceptable by university officials; statement of purpose; resume; 2 recommendation letters
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE or MAT (if GPA is below 3.0), current RN license; master's degree in advanced nursing practice area with minimum GPA of 3.0; advanced practice national certification or certification exam prior to completing first 12 hours; background and drug screen checks; statement of purpose; resume; 2 recommendation letters; verification of post baccalaureate clinical hours; writing sample
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT, IELTS required, IELTS paper based

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 awardsJune 15
    • Types of financial support availableScholarship and/or loans

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students348
    • Female Percentage86%
    • Male Percentage14%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students348
    • Part-time Percentage57%
    • Full-time Percentage43%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino4%
    • Black / African American28%
    • White / Caucasian61%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native1%
    • Asian1%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races4%
    • Unknown or International Student1%


  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty35
    • Full-time Percentage83%
    • Part-time Percentage17%
    • Female Percentage89%
    • Male Percentage11%


  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchDiabetes education, childhood asthma, HIV/AIDS prevention and care, breast cancer in rural minority women, nursing labor cost, nursing case management, sleep, gerontology, health disparities of rural children
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$70,873

Location & Contact

Capstone College of Nursing

The University of Alabama

Box 870358
Tuscaloosa, AL 35487
United States

Dr. Suzanne Prevost


Phone: 205-348-1040
Fax: 205-348-5559

Mrs. Vickie Samuel

Graduate Recruitment and Retention Liaison

Phone: 205-348-8163
Fax: 205-348-6674

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