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University of Utah

College of Nursing

Salt Lake City, UT

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Overview

University of Utah / College of Nursing is located in Salt Lake City, UT, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Nursing
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Nursing
(Certificate) Gerontology
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Nursing
Master of Science (MS) Gerontology

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 12
Doctoral Degrees 98

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test (if cumulative GPA is less than 3.2)
Thesis or project
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

267
Applied
153
Accepted
126
Enrolled
57%

Applying

55
Application Fee - Domestic
65
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th January 15th No
Spring deadline November 1st November 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test (if cumulative GPA is less than 3.2)
Master's Degree Requirements RN licensure in one of the jurisdictions of the National Council of State Boards of Nursing, goal statement, professional references
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Interview, curriculum vitae/resume, goal statement, professional and academic references, writing sample

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 500
TOEFL IBT score: 85

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards January 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

378
Total Graduate Students
21%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
78%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.56%
Black or African American 2.65%
White or Caucasian 79%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.26%
Asian 4.23%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.26%
Two or more races 3.97%
Unknown 1.06%

Gender

Male (21%)
Female (78%)

Faculty

136
Total faculty
Full-time - 101
Part-time - 35
Male (16)
Female (120)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Psychosocial, physiological, parent-child, transcultural, executive, and gerontological care management and environmental issues
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 10 South 2000 East
Salt Lake City, UT  84112
United States
Contact Patricia Morton PhD
Dean
Email: trish.morton@nurs.utah.edu
Phone: 801-581-8262
Fax: 801-585-9705