Frontier Nursing University

Overview

At a Glance

School type

Private, not-for-profit, 4-year or above

Faculty

167 Faculty Members | 18:1 student faculty ratio

Religious affliation

Not applicable

Mission Statement

The Frontier School of Midwifery and Family Nursing is a private, nonprofit, nonresidential community-based, distance education graduate school offering a Master of Science in Nursing Degree, a Doctor of Nursing Practice degree and post-master's certificates in advanced practice specialties. Our mission is to provide a high-quality education that prepares nurses to become competent, entrepreneurial, ethical and compassionate nurse-midwives and nurse practitioners who will provide primary care for women and families residing in all areas with a focus on rural and medically underserved populations.

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cost & financial aid

Annual tuition & fees

Undergraduate

In state

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Out of state

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Graduate

In state

$20,292

Out of state

$20,292

Financial aid resources

Paying for college

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Academics

Most Popular Graduate programs

  • Nurse Midwife/Nursing Midwifery
  • Family Practice Nurse/Nursing
  • Women's Health Nurse/Nursing
  • Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing
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Graduate ProgramsX

  • HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
    • Family Practice Nurse/Nursing
      • A program that prepares registered nurses to provide independent general care for family groups and individuals in the context of family living. Includes instruction in family theory and intervention, role synthesis, family primary care, nursing practice and health care policy, holistic practice, pediatric practice, gerontological practice, health assessment, clinical pharmacotherapeutics, clinical techniques, and pathopsychology. Examples: [Family Practice Nurse Practitioner], [Family Nurse Practitioner], [Primary Health Care Nurse Practitioner], [Primary Care Nurse Practitioner] See other colleges that offer this major
    • Nurse Midwife/Nursing Midwifery
      • A program that prepares registered nurses to independently deliver babies and treat mothers in the prenatal, delivery, and post-delivery periods. Includes instruction in pre-delivery screening, physician referral, and the care of infants during the delivery and immediate post-delivery phases. See other colleges that offer this major
    • Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing
      • A program that prepares registered nurses to promote mental health and provide nursing care to patients with mental, emotional or behavioral disorders, in mental institutions or other settings. Includes instruction in psychopathology, behavioral health, counseling and intervention strategies, psychoeducation, mental health assessment and dual diagnosis, stabilization and management of psychotic illness, psychiatric care and rehabilitation, substance abuse, and crisis intervention. Examples: [Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner] See other colleges that offer this major
    • Women's Health Nurse/Nursing
      • A program that prepares registered nurses to provide health care specific to women. Includes instruction in the wellness and care of women, gynecology, obstetrics, advanced nursing practices for women, evidence-based nursing practice, advanced physiology and pathophysiology, advanced pharmacology, and pharmacotherapeutics. Examples: [Women's Health Nurse Practitioner] See other colleges that offer this major

Types of Degrees Offered

  • Certificate
  • Associate's degree
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Master's degree
  • Doctoral degree
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Admissions

Application Fee

Undergraduate
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Graduate
$100
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Student Life

Student Demographics

Female Students
94%
Male Students
6%

Student Ethnicities
  1. Caucasian71.31%
  2. Black11.95%
  3. Hispanic/Latino7.35%
  4. Two Or More Ethnicities3.52%
  5. Not Specified3.41%
  6. Asian1.85%
  7. American Indian/Alaska Native0.53%
  8. Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander0.08%

Student body breakdown

Total students enrolled

3,134

Graduate students

3,134

Attendance breakdown

Full time
77%
Part time
23%

Student services

  • Meal plan
  • Counseling services
  • Remedial services
  • Work-study
  • Placement services
  • Study abroad
  • Weekend/evening classes
  • On-campus day care for student's children
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