RN to MSN Class Profile

The students in our RN to MSN — Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) program represent a group of knowledgeable, ambitious professionals in the health care field.

22%
Enrolled Full Time
78%
Enrolled Part Time
3.22
Average Undergraduate Nursing GPA
67% Female
33% Male

 

Nursing@Simmons RN to MSN students have diverse backgrounds, which fosters an open classroom environment in which students learn from their peers’ different experiences and perspectives.

Circle graph shows percentage breakdown of ethnicity: 1% American Indian/Alaska Native, 4% Asian, 9% Black/African American, 8% Hispanic, 78% White.

Located in 35 states, Nursing@Simmons RN to MSN students engage with a network of nursing professionals across the country.

Students enter the RN to MSN program with unique clinical specialties and professional backgrounds, which include:

  • Acute Critical Care
  • Mental Health
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  • Adult Gerontology
  • Neonatal
  • Women’s Health
  • Family
  • Pediatrics
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  • Acute Critical Care
  • Adult Gerontology
  • Family
  • Mental Health
  • Neonatal
  • Pediatrics
  • Women’s Health

Our RN to MSN students have a range of experience working in the nursing field — from less than a year of experience to more than 20 years of experience. This breadth of work experience offers a unique opportunity for students to examine the evolution and future of the nursing profession.

0 years: 4%

< 1 year: 13%

1-2 years: 17%

3-4 years: 18%

5-7 years: 16%

8-10 years: 14%

11-15 years: 11%

16-20 years: 4%

21+ years: 3%

Line graph shows percentage breakdown of nursing experience: 4% 0 years, 13% Less Than Year, 17% 1-2 Years, 18% 3-4 Years, 16% 5-7 Years, 14% 8-10 Years, 11% 11-15 Years, 4% 16-20 Years, 3% 21+ Years.

What Our Students Are Saying

Mike Toledo

"The advantage of not having to relocate to complete a campus-based program is a huge benefit of the Nursing@Simmons program. The online format allows me to move forward with my marriage and life while continuing my education and career."

—MIKE TOLEDO | January 2015 Cohort

 

The Nursing@Simmons RN to MSN class profile includes information from all currently enrolled students as of May 2017.