School of Nursing The University of Kansas

School of Nursing The University of Kansas

Kansas City, KS
student ratio
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
April 1
fall application deadline
acceptance rate
12 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Nursing Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Health Professions Educator Post Master Certificate (PMC)
    • Adult/Gerontological Clinical Nurse Specialist Post Master Certificate (PMC)
    • Clinical Research Management 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)
    • Public Health Nursing Post Master Certificate (PMC)
    • Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Post Master Certificate (PMC)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 82
    • Doctoral Degrees 16
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees 14
    • * 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? Yes
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported


98% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 117
    • Accepted 115
    • Acceptance Rate 98
    • Enrolled 81
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $60
    • Application Fee - International $60
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline April 1st April 1st Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline September 1st September 1st Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's Degreesbachelor's degree in nursing, minimum GPA of 3.0, and 1 year of clinical experience, RN license in KS and MO
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test (for PhD only), bachelor's degree in nursing, and minimum GPA of 3.5, RN license in KS and MO
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required

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 awardsMarch 1
    • Types of financial support availableScholarship and/or loans, Traineeships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students367
    • Female Percentage92%
    • Male Percentage8%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students367
    • Part-time Percentage87%
    • Full-time Percentage13%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino4%
    • Black / African American7%
    • White / Caucasian80%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian3%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races1%
    • Unknown5%


  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchBreastfeeding 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$6,349,466

Location & Contact

School of Nursing

The University of Kansas

Mail Stop 2029 3901 Rainbow Boulevard
Kansas City, KS 66160
United States

Dr. Karen Miller


Phone: 913-588-1601
Fax: 913-588-1660

Dr. Pamela Barnes

Associate Dean, Student Affairs

Phone: 913-588-1619
Fax: 913-588-1615

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