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University of Wisconsin-Madison

Overview

University of Wisconsin–Madison / School of Nursing is located in Madison, WI, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science/Master of Public Health (MS/MPH)
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Adult/gerontology
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Pediatric primary care
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Nursing
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Psychiatric mental health

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 53
Doctoral Degrees 5
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
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

41
Applied
26
Accepted
23
Enrolled
63%

Applying

45
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 1st February 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements 2 samples of scholarly written work, BS in nursing from an accredited program, minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0 in last 60 credits (for PhD); licensure as professional nurse (for DNP)

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 600
TOEFL IBT score: 100

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

164
Total Graduate Students
7%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0.61%
Black or African American 1.22%
White or Caucasian 84%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.61%
Asian 1.83%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 3.05%

Gender

Male (7%)
Female (92%)

Faculty

33
Total faculty
Full-time - 22
Part-time - 11

Research

Focus of faculty research: Nursing informatics to promote self-care and disease management skills among patients and caregivers; quality of care to frail, vulnerable, and chronically ill populations; study of health-related and health-seeking behaviors; eliminating health disparities; pain and symptom management for patients with cancer
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
3,000,000

Location & Contact

Address 500 Lincoln Drive
Madison, WI  53706-1380
United States
Contact Dr. Katharyn A. May
Dean
Email: kamay@wisc.edu
Phone: 608-263-5155
Fax: 608-263-5323

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