200
Students
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

University at Buffalo, the State University of New York / School of Nursing is located in Buffalo, NY, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
(Certificate) Nursing education
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Nurse anesthetist
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Psychiatric/mental health nurse practitioner
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Adult gerontology nurse practitioner
Master of Science (MS) Health care systems and leadership
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Nursing
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Family nurse practitioner

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 3
Doctoral Degrees 32
Other Advanced Degrees 2

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 Entrance Exam GRE or MAT
Thesis Optional
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE or MAT
Comp Exam Required for some
Capstone (for DNP), dissertation (for PhD)

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

182
Applied
71
Accepted
50
Enrolled
39%

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 April 1st February 1st No
Spring deadline January 15th October 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE or MAT
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE or MAT
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0 (for DNP), 3.25 (for PhD); RN license; BS or MS in nursing; 3 references; writing sample; resume; personal statement
Additional Entrance Requirements Interview, minimum GPA of 3.0 or GRE General Test, RN license, MS in nursing, professional certification
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards April 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

200
Total Graduate Students
68%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
32%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American 6.5%
White or Caucasian 73%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.5%
Asian 9%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 11%

Gender

Male (20%)
Female (79%)

Faculty

56
Total faculty
Full-time (41)
Part-time (15)
Male (5)
Female (51)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Oncology, palliative care, gerontology, addictions, mental health, community wellness, sleep, workforce, care of underserved populations, quality and safety, person-centered care, adolescent health
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
1,402,063

Location & Contact

Address Wende Hall
Buffalo, NY  14260
United States
Contact Dr. Marsha L. Lewis
Dean and Professor
Email: ubnursingdean@buffalo.edu
Phone: 716-829-2533
Fax: 716-829-2566