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The University of Kansas

School of Nursing

Kansas City, KS

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The University of Kansas

Overview

The University of Kansas / School of Nursing is located in Kansas City, KS, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Post Master Certificate (PMC) Public health nursing
Post Master Certificate (PMC) Adult/gerontological clinical nurse specialist
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Nursing
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Nursing
Post Master Certificate (PMC) Psychiatric/mental health nurse practitioner
Post Master Certificate (PMC) Health care informatics
Post Master Certificate (PMC) Organizational leadership
Post Master Certificate (PMC) Adult/gerontological nurse practitioner
Post Master Certificate (PMC) Nurse midwife
Post Master Certificate (PMC) Health professions educator
Master of Science (MS) Nursing

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 37
Doctoral Degrees 18
Other Advanced Degrees 3

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? Yes
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required for some
General oral exam
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test (for PhD only)
Thesis Alternate accepted
Comprehensive oral exam (for DNP); comprehensive written and oral exam, or three publications (for PhD)

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

87
Applied
83
Accepted
61
Enrolled
95%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline April 1st April 1st No
Spring deadline September 1st September 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Bachelor's degree in nursing, minimum GPA of 3.0, 1 year of clinical experience, RN license in KS and MO
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test (for PhD only)
Doctoral Degree Requirements Bachelor's degree in nursing, minimum GPA of 3.5, RN license in KS and MO

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership

Student Body

308
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.6%
Black or African American 3.9%
White or Caucasian 80%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.65%
Asian 5.19%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3.9%
Unknown 3.25%

Gender

Male (9%)
Female (90%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Breastfeeding practices of teen mothers, national database of nursing quality indicators, caregiving of families of patients using technology in the home, simulation in nursing education, diaphragm fatigue
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
1,420,442

Location & Contact

Address Mail Stop 2029
3901 Rainbow Boulevard
Kansas City, KS  66160
United States
Contact Dr. Sally Maliski
Dean
Email: smaliski@kumc.edu
Phone: 913-588-1601
Fax: 913-588-1660

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