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Grand Valley State University

Kirkhof College of Nursing

Grand Rapids, MI

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Overview

Grand Valley State University / Kirkhof College of Nursing is located in Grand Rapids, MI, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science in Nursing/Master of Business Administration (MSN/MBA)
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Nursing administration
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Advanced practice
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Nursing education
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Case management
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Nursing practice

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 8
Doctoral Degrees 22

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
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Thesis Optional
Doctoral Degrees Thesis Optional

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

34
Applied
34
Accepted
23
Enrolled
100%

Applying

30
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline March 15th Not reported Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum upper-division GPA of 3.0, course work in statistics, Michigan RN license, writing sample, interview, criminal background check and drug screen, health records
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0 in master's-level coursework, writing sample, interview, RN in Michigan, criminal background check and drug screen, health records

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition & Fees

$30,184
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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards February 15
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Traineership

Student Body

118
Total Graduate Students
62%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
37%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.54%
Black or African American 5.93%
White or Caucasian 83%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 3.39%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 0.85%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (12%)
Female (87%)

Faculty

22
Total faculty
Full-time - 17
Part-time - 5
Male (1)
Female (21)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Multigenerational health promotion, chronic disease prevention, end-of-life issues, nursing workload, family caregiver health
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
36,000

Location & Contact

Address Cook DeVos Center for Health Sciences
301 Michigan Street NE, Suite 300
Grand Rapids, MI  49503-3314
United States
Contact Dr. Cynthia McCurren
Dean
Email: mccurrec@gvsu.edu
Phone: 616-331-3558
Fax: 616-331-2510