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Duke University

PhD Program in Nursing

Durham, NC

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Duke University

Overview

Duke University / PhD Program in Nursing is located in Durham, NC, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Doctoral Degrees 9

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
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 General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

26
Applied
12
Accepted
10
Enrolled
46%

Applying

80
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

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

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Resume, personal statement, minimum cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.2, recommendations, previous work in nursing, research course, graduate-level statistics course

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 577
TOEFL IBT score: 90
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

38
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.63%
Black or African American 28.95%
White or Caucasian 23%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 2.63%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 2.63%

Gender

Male (13%)
Female (86%)

Faculty

31
Total faculty
Full-time - 31
Part-time - 0
Male (7)
Female (24)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Nursing management practices, adolescents and families undergoing intense treatments, psychosocial and chronic disease
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Durham, NC  27708
United States
Contact Dr. Janice C. Humphreys
Interim Director for the PhD in Nursing Program/Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
Email: janice.humphreys@duke.edu
Phone: 919-613-7162
Fax: 919-681-8899