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University of Memphis

Loewenberg College of Nursing

Memphis, TN

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Overview

University of Memphis / Loewenberg College of Nursing is located in Memphis, TN.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Executive leadership
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Nursing education
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Family nurse practitioner
(Graduate Certificate) Nursing education
(Graduate Certificate) Advanced practice nursing
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Nursing administration
(Graduate Certificate) Nursing administration

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 120
Other Advanced Degrees 6

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam NCLEX exam
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Optional
Scholarly project; clinical practicum hours

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

168
Applied
89
Accepted
55
Enrolled
53%

Applying

35
Application Fee - Domestic
60
Application Fee - International

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 15th February 15th No
Spring deadline October 1st October 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam NCLEX exam
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.8, letter of interest, letters of recommendation, interview, resume, nursing licensure
Additional Entrance Requirements Unrestricted license to practice as RN in TN, current CPR certification, evidence of vaccination, annual flu shot, evidence of current professional malpractice insurance, letters of recommendation, letter of intent, resume

International Students

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

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

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

Student Body

241
Total Graduate Students
93%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
6%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.07%
Black or African American 29.88%
White or Caucasian 62%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.41%
Asian 3.73%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.41%
Two or more races 0.83%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (10%)
Female (89%)

Faculty

18
Total faculty
Full-time - 15
Part-time - 3
Male (1)
Female (17)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Technology in nursing, nurse retention, cultural competence, health policy, health access
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
560,619

Location & Contact

Address Community Health Building
Memphis, TN  38152
United States
Contact Dr. Lin Zhan
Dean
Email: lzhan@memphis.edu
Phone: 901-678-2003
Fax: 901-678-4907