University of Connecticut

Nursing Programs

State board of nursing approval: Fully Approved
Average NCLEX RN passrate (3 years): 94%
Average number of students tested annually: -
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 University of Connecticut as reported by Connecticut state board of nursing.

Passrate (%)
Year Students Tested School National Avg
2012 94 84.11
2011 94 91.6
2010 94 91.16
What is this?

The University Of Connecticut School Of Nursing is committed to offering quality education accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Commission on Collegiate College Nursing of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing.

The MSN program is designed to train nurses in advanced practice to enable graduates to taken on roles as advanced practitioners and leaders. The program offers specialization in Adult Gero Nurse Practitioner (acute care), Neonatal and Clinical Nurse Leader.

Students in the program are required to complete a core curriculum in research, nursing theory, statistics and regulatory, legal and policy aspects of advanced nursing. Students in the program are able to choose from a full time or a part time plan of enrollment.

Admission Requirements:

  1. A Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing from an accredited institution
  2. Current, valid and unencumbered licenses to practice as a Registered Nurse
  3. Complete a three credit undergraduate course in nursing research or basis statistics with a minimum of a ‘C’ grade
  4. The MSN program requires students to have 2,080 hours of clinical practice as a Registered Nurse in direct patient care before enrolling for the first practicum course except for the Clinical Nurse Leader track.
  5. A year or more of experiences as professional nurse
  6. Health requirements (tetanus immunization within the last ten years, tuberculosis tests, immunizations for rubella, rubeola, varicella, hepatitis B) need to met for clinical practicum coursework
     

 

Program accreditations: CCNE

Masters programs offered at this school:

MSN

Available Study Options
Fulltime Parttime On Campus Online Hybrid Weekend Evening

RN to MSN

Available Study Options
Fulltime Parttime On Campus Online Hybrid Weekend Evening
What is this?

Program accreditations: Not Accredited

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

PhD

Available Study Options
Fulltime Parttime On Campus Online Hybrid Weekend Evening

BSN to PhD

Available Study Options
Fulltime Parttime On Campus Online Hybrid Weekend Evening
What is this?
State board of nursing approval: Fully Approved
Average NCLEX RN passrate (3 years): 89.67%
Average number of students tested annually: -
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 University of Connecticut as reported by Connecticut state board of nursing.

Passrate (%)
Year Students Tested School National Avg
2012 92 84.11
2011 91 91.6
2010 86 91.16
What is this?

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation
New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education
12/01/1931 - Current
Specialized Accreditation
Nursing (CNDNP) - Nursing education programs at the doctorate degree levels
CCNE
10/07/2014 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
CCNE
09/29/2005 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
CCNE
09/29/2005 - Current

Overview

Campus LocaleSuburb: Large
Student to Faculty Ratio16:1
Open AdmissionNo
Religious Affiliation -
Level4 year
OwnershipPublic
Business ModelNot for Profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate92%

Admissions

49%

Acceptance Rate
SAT: Critical Reading550 to 650
SAT: Math570 to 690
SAT: Writing550 to 650
ACT Composite26 to 31
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

$19,064

Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
Less than 30k$11,626
30k to 48k$12,129
48k to 75k$18,522
75k to 110k$23,635
Over 110k$26,870
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Financial Aid & Loan

60%

Recipients

$11,145

Average Amount

Any grant or scholarship aid

21%

Recipients

$4,447

Average Amount

Pell grants

47%

Recipients

$6,686

Average Amount

Federal Student Loans

Students

19,324

Undergrads

8,397

Graduates

14,009

Women

13,712

Men

88%

Full-time

12%

Par-time

Ethnic Diversity
White
57%
Non-resident alien
12%
Asian
9%
Hispanic
8%
Black/African American
6%
Race/ethnicity unknown
5%
Two or more races
2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0%
American Indian or Alaska Native
0%

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University of Connecticut
352 Mansfield Road
Storrs, CT 06269
(860) 486-2000

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