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University of South Florida

College of Nursing

Tampa, FL

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University of South Florida

Overview

University of South Florida / College of Nursing is located in Tampa, FL, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
(Post Master's Certificate) Nursing education
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Nurse anesthesia
Master of Science (MS) Nursing Nursing education
Master of Science (MS) Nursing Nurse anesthesia
Master of Science (MS) Nursing Family health nursing
Master of Science (MS) Nursing Occupational health nursing/adult-gerontology primary care nursing
Master of Science (MS) Nursing Adult-gerontology primary care nursing
Master of Science (MS) Nursing Pediatric health nursing
Master of Science (MS) Nursing Adult-gerontology acute care nursing
(Graduate Certificate) Simulation based academic fellowship in advanced pain management
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Nursing Oncology nursing/adult-gerontology primary care nursing
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Nursing Pediatric health nursing
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Nursing Adult-gerontology acute care nursing
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Nursing Occupational health nursing/adult-gerontology primary care nursing
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Nursing Adult-gerontology primary care nursing
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Nursing Family health nursing
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Nursing science

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 264
Doctoral Degrees 39

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 General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Optional
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test (recommended)
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

949
Applied
447
Accepted
382
Enrolled
47%

Applying

30
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

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

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Bachelor's degree from accredited program with minimum GPA of 3.0 in all upper-division coursework; current license as Registered Nurse; 3 letters of recommendation; personal statement of goals; resume or curriculum vitae; personal interview
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test (recommended)
Doctoral Degree Requirements Bachelor's degree in nursing from ACEN or CCNE regionally-accredited institution with minimum GPA of 3.0 in all coursework or in all upper-division coursework; current license as Registered Nurse in Florida; undergraduate statistics course with minimum B grade; 3 letters of recommendation; statement of goals; resume; interview

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 Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

893
Total Graduate Students
74%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
25%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 13.66%
Black or African American 11.76%
White or Caucasian 61%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.22%
Asian 5.94%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.11%
Two or more races 2.91%
Unknown 3.36%

Gender

Male (15%)
Female (84%)

Faculty

39
Total faculty
Full-time - 37
Part-time - 2
Male (6)
Female (33)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Women's health, palliative and end-of-life care, cardiac rehabilitation, complementary therapies for chronic illness and cancer
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
3,217,385

Location & Contact

Address 12901 Bruce B. Downs Boulevard
MDC Box 22
Tampa, FL  33612
United States
Contact Dr. Victoria Rich
Dean, College of Nursing
Email: victoriarich@health.usf.edu
Phone: 813-974-8939
Fax: 813-974-5418