School of Nursing The University of Kansas

School of Nursing The University of Kansas

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

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Nursing Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Adult/Gerontological Clinical Nurse Specialist Post Master Certificate (PMC) [Adult Nursing ]
    • Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Post Master Certificate (PMC) [Psychiatric Nursing ]
    • Health Care Informatics Post Master Certificate (PMC) [Medical Informatics ]
    • Adult/Gerontological Nurse Practitioner Post Master Certificate (PMC) [Adult Nursing ]
    • Nurse Midwife Post Master Certificate (PMC) [Nurse Midwifery ]
    • Public Health Nursing Post Master Certificate (PMC) [Community Health Nursing]
    • Health Professions Educator Post Master Certificate (PMC) [Health Education ]
    • Organizational Leadership Post Master Certificate (PMC) [Organizational Management]
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 37
    • Doctoral Degrees 18
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees 3
    • * 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 Comp Exam Required, Thesis Required for some and general oral exam
    • Doctoral Degrees Thesis Alternate accepted and comprehensive oral exam (for DNP); comprehensive written and oral exam, or three publications (for PhD)
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported


95% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 87
    • Accepted 83
    • Acceptance Rate 95
    • Enrolled 61
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $75
    • Application Fee - International $75
    • 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 availableResearch Assistantships, Teaching Assistantships, Scholarship and/or loans, Traineeships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students308
    • Female Percentage91%
    • Male Percentage9%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students308
    • Part-time Percentage84%
    • Full-time Percentage16%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino3%
    • Black / African American4%
    • White / Caucasian81%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native1%
    • Asian5%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races2%
    • Unknown or International Student4%


  • 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$1,420,442

Location & Contact

School of Nursing

The University of Kansas

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

Dr. Sally Maliski


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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