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Purdue University Fort Wayne

Department of Nursing

Fort Wayne, IN

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Purdue University Fort Wayne

Overview

Purdue University Fort Wayne / Department of Nursing is located in Fort Wayne, IN, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Family nurse practitioner
Master of Science (MS) Nursing education
Master of Science (MS) Adult-gerontology primary care nurse practitioner
(Certificate) Nursing administration
Master of Science (MS) Nurse executive

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 17

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

14
Applied
14
Accepted
10
Enrolled
100%

Applying

55
Application Fee - Domestic
60
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline May 1st May 1st Yes
Spring deadline November 15th Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE Writing Test (if GPA below 3.0)
Master's Degree Requirements BS in nursing, eligibility for Indiana RN license, minimum GPA of 3.0, essay, copy of resume, three references, undergraduate course work in research and statistics within last 5 years

International Students

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

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Teaching Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

85
Total Graduate Students
92%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
7%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.53%
Black or African American 2.35%
White or Caucasian 90%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 3.53%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (10%)
Female (89%)

Faculty

8
Total faculty
Full-time - 8
Part-time - 0

Research

Focus of faculty research: Community engagement, cervical screening, evidence-based practice
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
22,966

Location & Contact

Address 2101 East Coliseum Boulevard
Fort Wayne, IN  46805-1499
United States
Contact Dr. Lee-Ellen Kirkhorn
Chair/Professor
Email: kirkhorl@ipfw.edu
Phone: 260-481-6789
Fax: 260-481-5767