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University of Pittsburgh

School of Nursing

Pittsburgh, PA

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University of Pittsburgh

Overview

University of Pittsburgh / School of Nursing is located in Pittsburgh, PA.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 65
Doctoral Degrees 52
Other Advanced Degrees 3

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

284
Applied
116
Accepted
102
Enrolled
41%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline May 1st February 15th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE or MAT
Master's Degree Requirements BSN, RN license, relevant nursing experience, 3 letters of recommendation, resume, course work in statistics
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements BSN, RN license, course work in statistics, resume, 3 letters of recommendation

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

324
Total Graduate Students
38%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
61%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0.31%
Black or African American 3.7%
White or Caucasian 81%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.31%
Asian 8.64%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 0.93%

Gender

Male (19%)
Female (80%)

Faculty

50
Total faculty
Full-time - 43
Part-time - 7
Male (9)
Female (41)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Behavioral management of chronic disorders, patient management in critical care, consumer informatics, genetic applications (molecular genetics and psychosocial implications), technology for nurses and patients to improve care
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
4,734,734

Location & Contact

Address 3500 Victoria Street
Victoria Building
Pittsburgh, PA  15213
United States
Contact Dr. Jacqueline Dunbar-Jacob
Dean/Professor
Email: dunbar@pitt.edu
Phone: 412-624-7838
Fax: 412-624-2401