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West Chester University of Pennsylvania

Department of Nursing

West Chester, PA

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West Chester University of Pennsylvania

Overview

West Chester University of Pennsylvania / Department of Nursing is located in West Chester, PA, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Nursing education
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Adult-gerontology clinical nurse specialist
(Certificate) School nurse
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Nursing

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 1
Doctoral Degrees 21
Other Advanced Degrees 9

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? Yes

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

57
Applied
47
Accepted
38
Enrolled
82%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline Not reported May 15th No
Spring deadline Not reported October 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Goals statement; official academic transcript(s) from all colleges and universities attended, demonstrating minimum cumulative undergraduate GPA of 2.8, with successful completion of BSN and courses in statistics and physical assessment; documentation of current clinical experience and current RN
Doctoral Degree Requirements Master's degree in nursing in an advanced nursing specialty, minimum master's GPA of 3.0, licensed Registered Nurse in state of practice, prerequisite graduate-level research course and statistics course, two letters of reference, telephone or in-person interview with program coordinator

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards February 15
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

103
Total Graduate Students
99%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
Not Reported
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.94%
Black or African American 11.65%
White or Caucasian 82%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 0.97%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 0.97%
Unknown 1.94%

Gender

Male (8%)
Female (91%)

Location & Contact

Address University Avenue and High Street
West Chester, PA  19383
United States
Contact Dr. Megan Infanti Mraz
Chair
Email: mmraz@wcupa.edu
Phone: 610-436-2219
Fax: 610-436-3083