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Old Dominion University

Doctor of Nursing Practice Program

Norfolk, VA

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Old Dominion University

Overview

Old Dominion University / Doctor of Nursing Practice Program is located in Norfolk, VA.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Advanced practice
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Nurse executive

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Doctoral Degrees 30

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? Yes
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE or MAT if GPA is below 3.5
Comp Exam Required
Doctoral Degrees Thesis Required
Capstone project

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

71
Applied
55
Accepted
36
Enrolled
77%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Spring deadline September 15th April 15th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE or MAT if GPA is below 3.5
Master's Degree Requirements 3 letters of recommendation, essay, resume, transcripts
Doctoral Degree Requirements 3 letters of recommendation, essay, resume, transcripts

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition & Fees

$17,000
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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Teaching Assistantships
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

56
Total Graduate Students
62%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
37%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.36%
Black or African American 26.79%
White or Caucasian 58%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 5.36%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 3.57%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (8%)
Female (91%)

Faculty

7
Total faculty
Full-time - 4
Part-time - 3
Male (1)
Female (6)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Cultural competency, sleep disorders, self-care in HIV positive African-American women, ethical decision-making in pediatric cases
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 2152 Health Sciences Building
Norfolk, VA  23529
United States
Contact Dr. Carolyn M. Rutledge
Associate Chair of Graduate Program
Email: crutledg@odu.edu
Phone: 757-683-5009
Fax: 757-683-5253