Auburn University

School of Nursing

Nursing Programs

State board of nursing approval: Fully Approved
Average NCLEX RN passrate (3 years): 98.13%
Average number of students tested annually: 86
Program accreditations: CCNE
Available Study Options
Fulltime Parttime On Campus Online Hybrid Weekend Evening

NCLEX RN Passrate History

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

Passrate (%)
Year Students Tested School National Avg
2012 91 100 90.26
2011 77 100 88.43
2010 89 94.4 85.21
2009 86 100 89.47
What is this?

The joint Auburn University and Auburn University (Montgomery) Master of Science in Nursing program offers specialties for Nurse Educator and Primary Care Nurse Practitioner.  The jointly operated program is a demanding and challenging program designed to offer a wide range of academic opportunities and diverse resources.

Admission Requirements

  1. A BSN from an accredited university or college
  2. Total grade point average of 3.0 or higher
  3. Current unencumbered license as a Registered Nurse
  4. Three letters of reference
  5. Personal Statement describing reasons for seeking the MSN

Admissions for the program is competitive and enrollment with only applicants meeting all admission requirements being considered. Selected applicants may be asked to interview with the admission committee and or other faculty as part of the admission process.

The RN license requirement may be waived for applicants completing their BSN during the semester. Students who are granted a waiver are required to obtain a license in the first 6 weeks in the first semester of study or be unable to continue in any clinical hours.

Applicants accepted into the program are required to complete the intent to enroll form and all related materials within the pre-designated period of time after receiving email notification of acceptance or forfeit their place in the program.

Students in the program may be asked to submit to a criminal background check.

Program accreditations: CCNE

Masters programs offered at this school:

MSN

Available Study Options
Fulltime Parttime On Campus Online Hybrid Weekend Evening
Specility Tracks
Tracks Credit hours
Nursing Education 33 (240 clinical hours)
Nurse Practitioners 43 (840 clinical hours)
What is this?
Program accreditations: Not Accredited
Available Study Options
Fulltime Parttime On Campus Online Hybrid Weekend Evening
What is this?

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
01/06/1922 - Current
Specialized Accreditation
Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
ACEN
12/01/1981 - 06/30/2007
Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
ACEN
12/01/1981 - 12/31/2006
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
CCNE
04/21/2007 - Current

Overview

Campus LocaleCity: Small
Student to Faculty Ratio19:1
Open AdmissionNo
Religious Affiliation -
Level4 year
OwnershipPublic
Business ModelNot for Profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate91%

Admissions

81%

Acceptance Rate
SAT: Critical Reading530 to 620
SAT: Math530 to 640
SAT: Writing520 to 620
ACT Composite24 to 30
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Required
Recommendations Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

Cost

$21,698

Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
Less than 30k$15,591
30k to 48k$19,655
48k to 75k$23,286
75k to 110k$24,591
Over 110k$25,402
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Financial Aid & Loan

52%

Recipients

$8,892

Average Amount

Any grant or scholarship aid

15%

Recipients

$4,212

Average Amount

Pell grants

33%

Recipients

$6,710

Average Amount

Federal Student Loans

Students

22,658

Undergrads

5,632

Graduates

13,981

Women

14,309

Men

83%

Full-time

17%

Par-time

Ethnic Diversity
White
77%
Non-resident alien
8%
Black/African American
7%
Hispanic
3%
Asian
2%
Two or more races
1%
Race/ethnicity unknown
1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0%
American Indian or Alaska Native
0%

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Auburn University

Auburn, AL 36849
(334) 844-4000
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