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Graceland University

School of Nursing

Independence, MO

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Graceland University

Overview

Graceland University / School of Nursing is located in Independence, IA, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Adult and gerontology acute care
Post Master Certificate (PMC) Family nurse practitioner
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Family nurse practitioner
Post Master Certificate (PMC) Nurse educator
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Nurse educator
Post Master Certificate (PMC) Adult and gerontology acute care
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Organizational leadership

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 158
Doctoral Degrees 2

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 Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Optional
Scholarly project
Doctoral Degrees Capstone project

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

119
Applied
102
Accepted
95
Enrolled
86%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline June 1st Not reported Yes
Winter deadline October 1st Not reported No
Spring deadline October 1st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements BSN from nationally-accredited program, RN license, minimum GPA of 3.0, satisfactory criminal background check, three professional reference letters, professional goals statement of 150 words or less
Doctoral Degree Requirements MSN from nationally-accredited program, RN license, minimum GPA of 3.2, criminal background check

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition & Fees

$40,506
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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards June 1
Types of financial support available Institutionally-sponsored Loans

Student Body

649
Total Graduate Students
47%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
52%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.47%
Black or African American 5.08%
White or Caucasian 71%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1.23%
Asian 2.77%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.15%
Two or more races 2%
Unknown 12.02%

Gender

Male (11%)
Female (88%)

Faculty

37
Total faculty
Full-time - 13
Part-time - 24
Male (2)
Female (35)

Research

Focus of faculty research: International nursing, family care-giving, health promotion, mental health nursing
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 1401 West Truman Road
Independence, MO  64050-3434
United States
Contact Dr. Claudia D. Horton
Interim Vice President for Independence Campus/Dean
Email: horton@graceland.edu
Phone: 816-423-4670
Fax: 816-423-4753