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University of Rochester

School of Nursing

Rochester, NY

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Overview

University of Rochester / School of Nursing is located in Rochester, NY, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Adult gerontological primary care nurse practitioner
Master of Science (MS) Family psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner
Master of Science (MS) Adult gerontological acute care nurse practitioner
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Nursing
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Nursing and health science
Master of Science (MS) Pediatric nurse practitioner
Master of Science (MS) Nursing education
Master of Science (MS) Health care organization management and leadership
Master of Science (MS) Pediatric nurse practitioner/neonatal nurse practitioner
Master of Science (MS) Clinical nurse leader
Master of Science (MS) Family nurse practitioner

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 48
Doctoral Degrees 8
Other Advanced Degrees 1

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

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test (for PhD)
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

143
Applied
102
Accepted
87
Enrolled
71%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline April 1st April 1st No
Spring deadline September 1st September 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements BS in nursing, minimum GPA of 3.0, course work in statistics
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test (for PhD)
Doctoral Degree Requirements MS in nursing, minimum GPA of 3.5

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards June 30
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

323
Total Graduate Students
94%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
5%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.26%
Black or African American 4.95%
White or Caucasian 82%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.31%
Asian 2.17%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 1.55%
Unknown 2.48%

Gender

Male (18%)
Female (81%)

Faculty

135
Total faculty
Full-time - 62
Part-time - 73
Male (21)
Female (114)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Symptom science, systems of care, innovations in health technology, promoting healthy behaviors
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
2,569,433

Location & Contact

Address 601 Elmwood Avenue
Box SON
Rochester, NY  14642
United States
Contact Dr. Kathy H. Rideout
Dean
Email: kathy_rideout@urmc.rochester.edu
Phone: 585-273-8902
Fax: 585-273-1268