Fairfield University

College Type: Four or more years, Private not-for-profit

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BSN Program

State board of nursing approval: Fully Approved
Average NCLEX RN passrate (3 years): 92.33%
Average number of students tested annually: -
Program accreditations: CCNE
Available Study Options
Fulltime Parttime On Campus Online Hybrid Weekend Evening

School's NCLEX RN Passrate History

Annual NCLEX RN passrate data and the number of students who took the exam at Fairfield University as reported by Connecticut state board of nursing.

Passrate (%)
Year Students Tested School National Avg
2012 93 84.11
2011 91 91.6
2010 93 91.16

Masters Program

Fairfield University offers a Master of Science Degree in Clinical Nurse Leader, Family Nurse Practitioner and Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner tracks.

The Clinical Nurse Leader is an advanced education generalist role introduced by the American Association of Colleges of Nursing to enhance coordination in the delivery of healthcare services.  

The MSN program is intended to equip students to provide leadership in designing evidence-based systems to function better on the clinical nursing team and to offer advanced clinical practice.

The program is designed to be flexible to offer students the highest quality graduate educational experience.

Admission Requirements:

  1. Completed Application
  2. Baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university
  3. Official Transcripts
  4. Professional Resume
  5. Personal Statement stating long term professional goals and the role of a graduate degree in helping the applicant achieve these goals
  6. Two Recommendations (at least one from a supervisor and professor)
  7. Current, valid and unencumbered license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Connecticut

The college reviews applications for the Nurse Practitioner Track for admission in the fall semester only. The application deadline for admission in the fall is the 1st March. Applications for the Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner and the Clinical Nurse Leader tracks are reviewed on a rolling basis. 

 

Program accreditations: CCNE

Masters programs offered at this school:

MSN

Available Study Options
Fulltime Parttime On Campus Online Hybrid Weekend Evening

Doctoral Program

Program accreditations: NLNAC

Doctoral programs offered at this school:

DNP

Available Study Options
Fulltime Parttime On Campus Online Hybrid Weekend Evening

BSN to DNP

Available Study Options
Fulltime Parttime On Campus Online Hybrid Weekend Evening

Accelerated BSN Program

State board of nursing approval: Fully Approved
Average NCLEX RN passrate (3 years): 92.67%
Average number of students tested annually: -
Program accreditations: CCNE
Available Study Options
Fulltime Parttime On Campus Online Hybrid Weekend Evening

School's NCLEX RN Passrate History

Annual NCLEX RN passrate data and the number of students who took the exam at Fairfield University as reported by Connecticut state board of nursing.

Passrate (%)
Year Students Tested School National Avg
2012 97 84.11
2011 87 91.6
2010 94 91.16

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Fairfield University
1073 N Benson Rd
Fairfield, CT 06824