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University of South Carolina

College of Nursing

Columbia, SC

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University of South Carolina

Overview

University of South Carolina / College of Nursing is located in Columbia, SC, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Public Health/Master of Science in Nursing (MPH/MSN)
(Certificate) Advanced practice clinical nursing Acute care nurse practitioner
(Certificate) Advanced practice nursing in primary care
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Clinical nursing Acute care nurse practitioner
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Clinical nursing Women's health nurse practitioner
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Clinical nursing Acute care clinical specialist
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Community mental health and psychiatric health nursing Psychiatric/mental health nurse practitioner
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Community mental health and psychiatric health nursing Psychiatric/mental health specialist
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Health nursing Family nurse practitioner
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Health nursing Adult nurse practitioner
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Health nursing Pediatric nurse practitioner
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Health nursing Community/public health clinical nurse specialist
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Nursing administration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Nursing science
(Certificate) Advanced practice nursing in psychiatric mental health
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Nursing practice
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Advanced practice clinical nursing Advanced practice clinical nursing
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Advanced practice nursing in primary care
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Advanced practice nursing in psychiatric mental health

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 19
Doctoral Degrees 5

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

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, MAT
Thesis Alternate accepted
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Alternate accepted
Computer language, dissertation (PhD); research utilization project (DNP)

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

60
Applied
52
Accepted
45
Enrolled
87%

Applying

40
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline July 1st Not reported No
Winter deadline May 1st Not reported No
Spring deadline November 15th Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test, MAT
Master's Degree Requirements BS in nursing, RN license
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements BSN or master's degree in nursing, previous course work in nursing theory and statistics, RN license
Additional Entrance Requirements MSN

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 570

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 Research Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

139
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0.72%
Black or African American 14.39%
White or Caucasian 76%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.72%
Asian 1.44%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 6.47%

Gender

Male (8%)
Female (91%)

Faculty

20
Total faculty
Full-time - 20
Part-time - 0
Male (1)
Female (19)

Research

Focus of faculty research: System research, evidence based practice, breast cancer, violence
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
524,660

Location & Contact

Address Columbia, SC  29208
United States
Contact Dr. Peggy O. Hewlett
Phone: 803-777-7000

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