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University of Colorado Colorado Springs

Helen and Arthur E. Johnson Beth-El College of Nursing and Health Sciences

Colorado Springs, CO

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University of Colorado Colorado Springs

Overview

University of Colorado Colorado Springs / Helen and Arthur E. Johnson Beth-El College of Nursing and Health Sciences is located in Colorado Springs, CO, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Nursing practice
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Primary care nurse practitioner

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 47
Doctoral Degrees 10

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test or MAT
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Optional
Doctoral Degrees Capstone project

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

125
Applied
83
Accepted
57
Enrolled
66%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
100
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline March 15th March 15th Yes
Spring deadline August 15th August 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test or MAT
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum overall GPA of 2.75 for all undergraduate course work, minimum BSN GPA of 3.3
Doctoral Degree Requirements Interview; active RN license; MA; minimum GPA of 3.3; National Certification as nurse practitioner or clinical nurse specialist; portfolio

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80

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 Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

220
Total Graduate Students
96%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
3%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 10.45%
Black or African American 3.64%
White or Caucasian 71%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.45%
Asian 5%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.45%
Two or more races 2.73%
Unknown 5.91%

Gender

Male (10%)
Female (90%)

Faculty

24
Total faculty
Full-time - 11
Part-time - 13
Male (2)
Female (22)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Behavioral interventions to reduce stroke risk factors in older adults, interprofessional models of health promotion for older adults, nurse practitioner education, practice and policy, cardiology, cardiac and pulmonary rehab, heart failure and stroke, community health prevention, veterans studies, anger management, sports medicine, sports nutrition
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
580,217

Location & Contact

Address 1420 Austin Bluffs Parkway
Colorado Springs, CO  80918
United States
Contact Dr. Deborah Pollard
Nursing Department Chair
Email: dpollard@uccs.edu
Phone: 719-255-3577
Fax: 719-255-4416