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Duke University

School of Nursing

Durham, NC

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Duke University

Overview

Duke University / School of Nursing is located in Durham, NC, in a suburban setting.

Departments & Programs

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Nursing education
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Women's health nurse practitioner
(Post-Graduate Certificate) Nursing education
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Nursing and health care leadership
(Post-Graduate Certificate) Acute care pediatric nurse practitioner
(Post-Graduate Certificate) Psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Pediatric nurse practitioner Primary care
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Neonatal nurse practitioner
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner
(Post-Graduate Certificate) Neonatal nurse practitioner
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Nursing
(Post-Graduate Certificate) Nursing informatics
(Post-Graduate Certificate) Women's health nurse practitioner
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Nurse practitioner
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Acute care pediatric nurse practitioner
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Family nurse practitioner
(Post-Graduate Certificate) Adult-gerontology nurse practitioner Primary care
(Post-Graduate Certificate) Adult-gerontology nurse practitioner Acute care
(Post-Graduate Certificate) Family nurse practitioner
(Post-Graduate Certificate) Pediatric nurse practitioner Primary care
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Nurse anesthesia
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Nursing informatics
(Post-Graduate Certificate) Nursing and health care leadership
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Adult-gerontology nurse practitioner Primary care
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Adult-gerontology nurse practitioner Acute care

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 221
Doctoral Degrees 71
Other Advanced Degrees 26

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 GRE General Test (waived if undergraduate GPA of 3.4 or higher)
Thesis Optional
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test (waived if undergraduate GPA of 3.4 or higher)
Capstone project

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

631
Applied
298
Accepted
211
Enrolled
47%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 1st December 1st No
Spring deadline May 1st May 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test (waived if undergraduate GPA of 3.4 or higher)
Master's Degree Requirements 1 year of nursing experience (recommended), BSN, minimum GPA of 3.0, previous course work in statistics
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test (waived if undergraduate GPA of 3.4 or higher)
Doctoral Degree Requirements BSN or MSN, minimum GPA of 3.0, resume, personal statement, undergraduate statistics course, current licensure as a registered nurse, transcripts from all post-secondary institutions
Additional Entrance Requirements MSN, licensure or eligibility as a professional nurse, transcripts from all post-secondary institutions, previous course work in statistics

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 100
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Types of financial support available Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership

Student Body

768
Total Graduate Students
79%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
20%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.43%
Black or African American 8.33%
White or Caucasian 72%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.26%
Asian 6.12%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 3.91%
Unknown 3.26%

Gender

Male (10%)
Female (89%)

Faculty

72
Total faculty
Full-time - 72
Part-time - 0
Male (11)
Female (61)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Cardiovascular disease, caregiver skill training, data mining, prostate cancer, neonatal immune system
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Durham, NC  27708
United States
Contact Dr. Marion E. Broome
Dean/Vice Chancellor for Nursing Affairs/Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs for Nursing
Email: marion.broome@duke.edu
Phone: 919-684-9446
Fax: 919-684-9414