University of South Alabama

College of Nursing

Nursing Programs

State board of nursing approval: Fully Approved
Average NCLEX RN passrate (3 years): 90.23%
Average number of students tested annually: 263
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 South Alabama as reported by Alabama state board of nursing.

Passrate (%)
Year Students Tested School National Avg
2012 284 93 90.26
2011 253 92.9 88.43
2010 250 84.8 85.21
2009 253 89.3 89.47
What is this?
Program accreditations: CCNE
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): 90.23%
Average number of students tested annually: 263
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 South Alabama as reported by Alabama state board of nursing.

Passrate (%)
Year Students Tested School National Avg
2012 284 93 90.26
2011 253 92.9 88.43
2010 250 84.8 85.21
2009 253 89.3 89.47
What is this?

The program is fully accredited by the Commission of Collegiate Nursing Education. The program prepares students for advance nursing practice and further post graduate work. Students in the program are prepared to synthesize and implement advance theories and to conduct research in a specialized area of nursing practice. 

The program offers several tracks and opportunities for specialized options within the scope of the MSN program. The  course-works are completed completely online and clinical hours to be completed at an approved health center in your area.

Admission Requirements:

  • BSN degree from an accredited college or university
  • No letters of reference required

Clinical practice components of the program require students to submit to a range of requirements including criminal background check, travel costs, health examinations, etc. Students are also responsible for financial requirements for test monitoring and proctoring as well as authentication of identity as required.

 

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
Nurse Practitioners 45
Nurse Practitioners 45
Nurse Practitioners 57
Nurse Practitioners 45
Nurse Practitioners 45
Nurse Practitioners 45
Nurse Practitioners 45
Clinical Nurse Leader 36
Clinical Nurse Specialists 36
Nursing Administration 34
Nursing Informatics 34
Nursing Education 11

RN to MSN

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

Program accreditations: CCNE

Doctoral programs offered at this school:

DNP

Available Study Options
Fulltime Parttime On Campus Online Hybrid Weekend Evening
Specility Tracks
Tracks Credit hours
Nurse Practitioners 8
Nurse Practitioners 10
Advanced Practice Registered Nursing 9
Nursing Education 11

BSN to DNP

Available Study Options
Fulltime Parttime On Campus Online Hybrid Weekend Evening
Specility Tracks
Tracks Credit hours
Nurse Practitioners 40
Nurse Practitioners 40
Nurse Practitioners 86
Clinical Nurse Specialists 40
Nursing Administration 40
Nurse Practitioners 40
Nurse Practitioners 40
Nurse Practitioners 40
Nurse Practitioners 40
Nurse Practitioners 40
What is this?
State board of nursing approval: Fully Approved
Average NCLEX RN passrate (3 years): 90.23%
Average number of students tested annually: 263
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 South Alabama as reported by Alabama state board of nursing.

Passrate (%)
Year Students Tested School National Avg
2012 284 93 90.26
2011 253 92.9 88.43
2010 250 84.8 85.21
2009 253 89.3 89.47
What is this?

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
01/01/1968 - Current
Specialized Accreditation
Nursing (CNDNP) - Nursing education programs at the doctorate degree levels
CCNE
05/05/2016 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
CCNE
04/21/2001 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
CCNE
04/21/2001 - Current

Overview

Campus LocaleCity: Midsize
Student to Faculty Ratio20:1
Open AdmissionNo
Religious Affiliation -
Level4 year
OwnershipPublic
Business ModelNot for Profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate73%

Admissions

81%

Acceptance Rate
SAT: Critical Reading470 to 560
SAT: Math450 to 570
SAT: Writing440 to 560
ACT Composite20 to 23
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor 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

$12,963

Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
Less than 30k$11,680
30k to 48k$12,852
48k to 75k$16,838
75k to 110k$19,133
Over 110k$19,451
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Financial Aid & Loan

62%

Recipients

$6,263

Average Amount

Any grant or scholarship aid

39%

Recipients

$4,292

Average Amount

Pell grants

56%

Recipients

$9,687

Average Amount

Federal Student Loans

Students

11,761

Undergrads

4,682

Graduates

9,927

Women

6,516

Men

83%

Full-time

17%

Par-time

Ethnic Diversity
White
60%
Black/African American
20%
Non-resident alien
7%
Asian
3%
Hispanic
3%
Race/ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races
2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0%
American Indian or Alaska Native
0%

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University of South Alabama
307 N University Blvd
Mobile, AL 36688
(251) 460-6101
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