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The University of North Carolina Wilmington

Overview

The University of North Carolina Wilmington / School of Nursing is located in Wilmington, NC, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
(Post-Master's Certificate) Family nurse practitioner
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Nursing practice
Master of Science (MS) Clinical research and product development
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Nursing
(Post-Master's Certificate) Nurse educator

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 40

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Alternate accepted
Research project, presentation
Doctoral Degrees Clinical scholarly project, 1000 clinical hours

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

287
Applied
205
Accepted
167
Enrolled
71%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline March 1st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements 3 recommendations, statement of interest, resume, writing sample, RN experience, RN license (for MSN), bachelor's degree in related field
Doctoral Degree Requirements 3 recommendations, Advanced Practice Registered Nurse with current unrestricted RN license in state in which practice will occur, minimum GPA of 3.0, essay, resume or curriculum vitae, interview, criminal background check and 12-panel drug screening

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6.5

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards January 1

Student Body

397
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.27%
Black or African American 13.85%
White or Caucasian 77%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.76%
Asian 1.51%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 1.51%
Unknown 2.77%

Gender

Male (9%)
Female (90%)

Faculty

44
Total faculty
Full-time - 44
Part-time - 0
Male (6)
Female (38)

Location & Contact

Address McNeill Hall 1011
601 South College Road
Wilmington, NC  28403
United States
Contact Dr. Laurie Badzek
Director
Email: badzekl@uncw.edu
Phone: 910-962-7410
Fax: 910-962-3723

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