Nurse Practitioner Program School of Nursing University of Pittsburgh

Nurse Practitioner Program School of Nursing University of Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh, PA
student ratio
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
May 1
fall application deadline
acceptance rate
4 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Family (Individual Across The Lifespan) Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
    • Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
    • Pediatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
    • Neonatal Nurse Practitioner Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 39
    • Doctoral Degrees 8
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * 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? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported


77% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 80
    • Accepted 62
    • Acceptance Rate 77
    • Enrolled 49
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $50
    • Application Fee - International $50
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline May 1st February 15th Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test or MAT, BSN, RN license, letters of recommendation, resume, and course work in statistics, 1-3 years of nursing experience
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, BSN, RN license, and minimum GPA of 3.5, 3 letters of recommendation
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsNot Reported
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Teaching Assistantships, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Health Care Benefits, Scholarship and/or loans, Traineeships, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students147
    • Female Percentage88%
    • Male Percentage12%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students147
    • Part-time Percentage46%
    • Full-time Percentage54%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino1%
    • Black / African American3%
    • White / Caucasian88%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native2%
    • Asian1%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown5%


  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchBehavioral management of chronic disorders, patient management in critical care, consumer informatics, genetic applications (molecular genetics and psychosocial implications), technology for nurses and patients to improve care
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Nurse Practitioner Program

School of Nursing
University of Pittsburgh

3500 Victoria Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15261
United States

Dr. Sandra Engberg

Associate Dean for Clinical Education

Phone: 412-624-3835
Fax: 412-624-8521

Mrs. Laurie Lapsley

Administrator of Graduate Student Services

Phone: 412-624-9670
Fax: 412-624-2409

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