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University of Wisconsin-Madison

School of Nursing

Madison, WI

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Overview

University of Wisconsin–Madison / School of Nursing is located in Madison, WI, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science/Master of Public Health (MS/MPH)
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Adult/gerontology Clinical nurse specialist
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Nursing
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Adult/gerontology acute care Nurse practitioner
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Adult/gerontology primary care Nurse practitioner

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 0
Doctoral Degrees 43
Other Advanced Degrees 0

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

75
Applied
42
Accepted
23
Enrolled
56%

Applying

45
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 1st December 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements Bachelor's degree in nursing, undergraduate GPA of at least 3.0 on the last 60 credits, academic references, 2 original papers or other scholarly work, essay, RN license (for DNP), 1 year of professional nursing experience (for DNP)

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 580
TOEFL IBT score: 92
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition & Fees

$60,000
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Financial Support

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

Student Body

133
Total Graduate Students
10%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.01%
Black or African American 2.26%
White or Caucasian 76%
American Indian or Alaska Native 2.26%
Asian 3.76%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 1.5%

Gender

Male (13%)
Female (86%)

Faculty

43
Total faculty
Full-time - 30
Part-time - 13
Male (2)
Female (41)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Nursing informatics to promote self-care and disease management skills among patients and caregivers; quality of care to frail, vulnerable, and chronically ill populations; study of health-related and health-seeking behaviors; eliminating health disparities; pain and symptom management for patients with cancer
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
1,762,790

Location & Contact

Address Signe Skott Cooper Hall
701 Highland Avenue
Madison, WI  53705
United States
Contact Dr. Linda D. Scott
Dean and Professor
Email: ldscott@wisc.edu
Phone: 608-263-9725

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