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University of Mississippi Medical Center

Overview

University of Mississippi Medical Center / School of Nursing is located in Jackson, MS, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 34
Doctoral Degrees 3

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Thesis Optional
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Publishable paper

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

170
Applied
100
Accepted
80
Enrolled
59%

Applying

25
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline March 31st Not reported No
Spring deadline October 15th Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
Master's Degree Requirements 1 year of clinical experience (acute care nurse practitioner only), RN license
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements RN license, professional nursing experience

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 April 1
Types of financial support available Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

212
Total Graduate Students
52%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
47%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American 14.15%
White or Caucasian 83%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.47%
Asian 0.94%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 0.47%

Gender

Male (8%)
Female (91%)

Faculty

40
Total faculty
Full-time - 25
Part-time - 15
Male (8)
Female (32)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Predictive biomarkers for head and neck cancer; cellular events in response to demyelization in diseases; health care disparities (various diseases); childhood obesity; psychosocial adaptations to pregnancy and birth
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 2500 North State Street
Jackson, MS  39216-4505
United States
Contact Dr. Kim W. Hoover
Dean, School of Nursing
Email: khoover@umc.edu
Phone: 601-984-6200