Capstone College of Nursing The University of Alabama

Capstone College of Nursing The University of Alabama

Tuscaloosa, AL
location
Public
type
Suburban
setting
86%
14%
student ratio
348
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
March 1
fall application deadline
54%
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

Admissions

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

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

Research

  • 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

Dean

Phone: 205-348-1040
Fax: 205-348-5559
Email: sprevost@ua.edu

Mrs. Vickie Samuel

Graduate Recruitment and Retention Liaison

Phone: 205-348-8163
Fax: 205-348-6674
Email: vsamuel@ua.edu


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