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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
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Nursing and health science
Master of Science (MS) Pediatric nurse practitioner
Master of Science (MS) Nursing education
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Familty Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing
Master of Science (MS) Health care organization management and leadership
Master of Science (MS) Pediatric nurse practitioner/neonatal nurse practitioner
Master of Science (MS) Adult Gerontology Acute Care
Master of Science (MS) Clinical nurse leader
Master of Science (MS) Family nurse practitioner

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 70
Doctoral Degrees 3
Other Advanced Degrees 14

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? Yes
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam N/A
Capstone project.
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE (for PhD program only), none are required for DNP program.
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required for some
A Doctor of Nursing (DNP) Project is required for DNP program.

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

180
Applied
105
Accepted
85
Enrolled
58%

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 Exam N/A
Master's Degree Requirements Baccalaureate degree, resume RN license, clinical experience, professional goal statement, writing sample, select coursework such as statistics (by program), 2 letters of reference, and program-specific compliance requirements.
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE (for PhD program only), none are required for DNP program.
Doctoral Degree Requirements RN licensure (for DNP program), health profession license (for PhD), baccalaureate degree, resume, clinical experience, professional goal statement, writing sample, select coursework such as statistics (by program), 3 letters of reference, and program-specific compliance requirements
Additional Entrance Requirements MS degree, resume, RN license*, clinical experience*, professional goal statement, writing sample, select coursework such as statistics (by program), 2 letters of reference, and program-specific compliance requirements.

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 560
TOEFL IBT score: 88
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 August 26
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

399
Total Graduate Students
1%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.51%
Black or African American 7.52%
White or Caucasian 79%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 2.26%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 1.5%
Unknown 2.51%

Gender

Male (14%)
Female (85%)

Faculty

80
Total faculty
Full-time - 42
Part-time - 38
Male (13)
Female (67)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Maternal and child health, self-management in asthma, caregiving and cognitive aging, bio-behavioral interventions in HIV/AIDS, palliative care and symptom management in cancer .
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
2,955,872

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: 585-2758902
Fax: 585-2731268

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