MSN - FNP Online | UT Arlington (2023)

In this program, nurses attain the knowledge and training needed to expand their advanced practice nursing skills and help patients achieve optimal health across the entire life span.

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Program Overview

Discover how our MSN - FNP online program stands out

This MSN – FNP online program prepares you to take your nursing practice from bedside-focused hospital care to caring for the overall health of patients at all points within the lifespan. By developing research, diagnostic and clinical skills, the UTA MSN – FNP program will prepare you to assume responsibility as a family nurse practitioner to provide healthcare in the areas of health promotion, disease prevention, and/or clinical management to patients and families in a variety of settings.

UTA's online MSN - Family Nurse Practitioner includes these key elements:

  • Develop collaborative relationships with other healthcare providers to focus on economic, psychosocial, cultural and environmental factors in the quality improvement of healthcare delivery for varied populations
  • Use research and theoretical principles in the management and quality improvement of healthcare delivery and clinical outcomes in a family nurse practitioner practice
  • Intensive training in evidence-based primary care practice specific to the health management needs of patients and families at each stage of life
  • Specialized knowledge in the areas of pharmacology, diagnostics, health assessment, advanced research and clinical management
  • Clinical experiences in your local area that fully prepare you to assume a role as an advanced practice primary care nurse

The clinical requirements included in the MSN – Family Nurse Practitioner program at UTA are intended to provide students with the experiential learning opportunities to enable them to transition successfully into the role of the nurse practitioner. An essential part of each clinical experience is active, hands-on practice guided by a licensed and certified preceptor with expertise in the therapeutic management of patients and their families.

Care provided by family nurse practitioners includes:

  • Conducting health screenings and advanced patient assessments
  • Ordering lab testing
  • Prescribing therapeutics

Care provided by family nurse practitioners includes:

  • Conducting health screenings and advanced patient assessments
  • Ordering lab testing
  • Prescribing therapeutics

Family Nurse Practitioner Clinical and Preceptor Overview

Clinical experiences are intended to provide students in the online-enabled FNP program with experiential learning opportunities to enable them to transition successfully into the role of the Nurse Practitioner. You will begin your clinical courses in your second year of the program.

Clinical placement at The University of Texas at Arlington in the graduate nursing department is a collaborative process with each student. Students are asked to locate a preceptor which is aligned with their program requirements; however, the Graduate Nursing Department will provide assistance with clinical placement when a student is experiencing difficulty. Clinical placement policies are available in the Graduate Nursing clinical management system, Exxat, and are available to all students upon admission.

Successful fulfillment of clinicals requires following these steps:

  1. Clinical requirements:
    1. Drug test – not to be performed before 30 days in advance of first clinical course
    2. Background check – not to be performed before 30 days in advance of first clinical course
    3. Verification of immunization records
  2. Identification of preceptors and clinical sites
    1. Guidelines on best practices in recruiting your preceptors, forms to use, and other resources will be made available in Exxat. The graduate nursing department will provide assistance with locating a preceptor for students experiencing difficulty.
  3. Approval of preceptors and clinical sites by the Clinical Coordinator and/or course faculty
    1. All preceptors must sign a Preceptor Agreement using proper forms
    2. Clinical sites may require a written agreement or contract with the UT Arlington College of Nursing

Nurse Practitioner Clinical Overview

An essential part of each clinical experience is active, hands-on practice guided by a licensed and certified preceptor with expertise in the therapeutic management of patients and their families. The expectation is that students will grow and develop accuracy, completeness, and independence in evaluating, diagnosing, and managing patients. Experiences may include, but are not limited to the following:

  1. Provide evidence of clinical skills in performing advanced health assessments that include:
    1. Collecting a complete health history
    2. Examining all body systems
    3. Performing functional assessments to determine ability for self-care and independent living
    4. Collect additional data as needed (ECG, vision and hearing screening, urinalysis, blood sugar determination, hematocrit, pap-smear, wet-mount, hanging drop smear, nose and throat culture and others)
    5. Making appropriate decisions regarding priority needs for episodic data collection
    6. Determining which problems/data collection can be deferred
    7. Making an appropriate and accurate assessment of client's health status (rule outs, differential diagnoses, nursing diagnoses, etc.)
    8. Presenting pertinent data to preceptor in a succinct manner
    9. presenting a cost-effective, clinically sound plan of care which may include:
      1. Advanced nursing management
      2. medical intervention
      3. pharmacotherapeutics
      4. Diagnostic testing
      5. Teaching/counseling
      6. Follow-up plan
    10. Discussing with preceptor personal strengths and needed areas of improvement
    11. Selecting patients that reflect the content being taught in the specific course and program
  2. Show increasing evidence of ability to develop, implement and evaluate an appropriate management plan for common episodic, acute, chronic and rehabilitative health concerns for clients
  3. Show increasing evidence of ability to develop, implement and evaluate an appropriate plan for health maintenance and health promotion of clients
  4. Show evidence of ability to integrate health promotion/disease prevention activities into each client encounter
  5. Provide evidence of advanced nursing activities to promote and maintain health of children
  6. Demonstrate ability to provide quality, culturally sensitive healthcare for individuals of diverse cultural and ethnic backgrounds
  7. Provide evidence of the ability to formulate and administer advanced nursing care and medical therapeutics in a variety of setting
  8. Integrate current research findings into the development and implementation of healthcare for children and their families
  9. Continue personal development of the various roles of the nurse practitioner as evidenced by didactic and clinical work

General Preceptor Guidelines

  • Preceptors and clinical sites must be approved by the Clinical Coordinator and/or course faculty.
  • All preceptors must sign a "Preceptor Agreement." The agreement must be sent to the Clinical Coordinator no later than the first day of the clinical experience.
  • The UTA College of Nursing and Health Innovation requires that an affiliation agreement be in place with clinical agencies in order for the student to complete clinicals.

Due to the rigorous nature of the graduate nursing program and the time commitment of the coursework and clinical, students can expect to spend a significant amount of time studying and preparing required assignments. Generally, a student will be expected to spend 5 hours per week outside the class room for every 1 credit hour of the course. This means a 3 credit-hour class would require approximately 15 hours per week of student study time. Given this, it is strongly recommended that accepted applicants limit work schedules to keep up with the academic rigor of the program.

State Authorization

Residents of certain states may not be eligible to enroll in all UTA accelerated online programs. See program map for details. Currently enrolled students who reside in ineligible states will need approval to continue uninterrupted in their programs in accordance with applicable state laws. Approval is not guaranteed.

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Total Tuition* $30,084

Duration As few as 32-36 months

Credit Hours 46

Accreditation

MSN - FNP Online | UT Arlington (1)

The baccalaureate, master's and Doctor of Nursing Practice degree programs and the post-graduate APRN certificate program in the College of Nursing and Health Innovation at The University of Texas at Arlington are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.

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Tuition

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The University of Texas at Arlington is committed to providing students with a quality, affordable education. That's why this online program offers pay-by-the course options.

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Tuition breakdown:

Total Tuition $30,084*

Per Credit Hour $654

MSN - FNP Online | UT Arlington (2)

“It works perfect for me. I feel like I can still have a life, work full-time and go to school. To me, it would be impossible to work, wake up the next day or on a day off and go to class. I'd rather just open up a laptop and go to class. It's just easier for my work schedule and much more convenient.”

Ashley Johnson

UTA MSN - FNP online graduate

MSN - FNP Online | UT Arlington (3)

“For me, the flexibility of being able to study whenever I needed to, after I put the kids to bed, and not having to worry about being in a classroom setting was one of the big reasons why I picked UTA.”

Adrienne Villarreal

UTA MSN - FNP online graduate

Calendar

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The MSN – FNP online program offers multiple start dates to accommodate your professional and personal schedule.

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8-week coursesProgram Start DateApplication DeadlineDocument DeadlinePayment Due
Summer I5/22/234/21/235/5/235/19/23
Summer II7/3/236/2/236/16/236/30/23
Fall I8/21/237/21/238/4/238/18/23
Fall II10/2/239/1/239/15/239/29/23
Fall III11/6/2310/6/2310/20/2311/3/23

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Apply Date 7/21/23

Class Starts 8/21/23

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Admissions

Find your fit for our online MSN - FNP program

The College of Nursing and Health Innovation admission process is the first step toward changing your life and enriching the lives of others. Familiarize yourself with these admission requirements, along with information on required documentation.

Admission Requirements

  • Online application
  • Official transcripts
  • Active RN license

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Online Admission Requirements

  • An unencumbered RN license
  • GRE not required for students with a 3.0 GPA or higher
  • Completion of a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from a CCNE- or ACEN-accredited program and a regionally accredited school
  • Undergraduate (basic) statistics course with a minimum grade of "C"
  • Probationary admission for students taking the GRE. GRE required for applicants with a 2.8-2.99 GPA with minimum score of 149 on the verbal section, 141 on the quantitative section, or 3.5 on the analytical writing section (best 2 of 3 sections).
  • International students are required to have a TSE score of 40 or higher. The Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) exam is required if the applicant's native or first language is not English and if he or she does not hold a bachelor's degree from an accredited U.S. institution. TOEFL score requirement includes minimum of 550 on paper-based test, 213 on computer-based test, or 79 on the internet-based test, and achieve the following minimum scores of subtests: Writing, 22; Speaking, 21; Reading, 20; and Listening, 16; or IELTS minimum score of 7.0

Visit Graduate Nursing Advising for a list of AO Graduate advisors.

Transfer Credits

The maximum amount of credit that may transfer from another university is 10 semester hours. The syllabus for the course(s) you wish to transfer will need to be reviewed. You must apply before we can review your syllabus.

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Learn more about our admission requirements, review the nursing handbook and policies, and discover tips for success on the UTA College of Nursing and Health Innovation (CONHI) page.

Courses

Read about our online nursing courses

To complete the MSN – FNP online program, students must complete the following courses.

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Program Courses

NURS 5327: Exploration of Science and Theories for Nursing

Duration: 5 weeks

Credit Hours: 3

A critical examination of the philosophical and theoretical bases for nursing science.

NURS 5315: Advanced Pathophysiology

Duration: 11 weeks

Credit Hours: 3

This course focuses on developing an advanced knowledge base of pathophysiology. Principles of biochemistry, molecular biology and nutrition are applied to disease processes. Clinical Hours: 0 hours

NURS 5334: Advanced Pharmacology

Duration: 11 weeks

Credit Hours: 3

Study of clinical pharmacological therapeutics for advanced nursing practice.

NURS 5220: Advanced Health Assessment and Diagnostic Reasoning

Duration: 5 weeks

Credit Hours: 2

Apply theoretical foundations and clinical skills in comprehensive health assessment across the lifespan.

NURS 5120: Adult-Gerontology Assessment Lab

Duration: 3 weeks

Credit Hours: 1

Conduct comprehensive health assessment in the adult-gerontology population.

NURS 5130: Pediatric Assessment Lab

Duration: 3 weeks

Credit Hours: 1

Conduct comprehensive health assessment in the pediatric population.

NURS 5350: Role of the Nurse in Advanced Practice

Duration: 5 weeks

Credit Hours: 3

Theory and application of the multiple roles of the advanced practice nurse within the healthcare system.

NURS 5366: Principles of Research in Nursing

Duration: 5 weeks

Credit Hours: 3

This course focuses on integration of theoretical and empirical principles of nursing research to generate evidence for nursing practice.

NURS 5367: Evidence-Based Practice

Duration: 5 weeks

Credit Hours: 3

This course focuses on preparation to implement evidence-based change in practice.

NURS 5432: FNP I (Formerly NURS 5333)

Duration: 8 weeks

Credit Hours: 4

Focuses on advanced concepts and knowledge for nurse practitioner primary care management of designated acute, chronic and complex health problems of individuals and families across the lifespan. Particular emphasis will be on pediatric wellness, women’s health, men’s health, and geriatrics concepts and conditions.

NURS 5433: FNP II (Formerly NURS 5335)

Duration: 8 weeks

Credit Hours: 4

Focuses on advanced concepts and knowledge for nurse practitioner primary care management of designated acute, chronic and complex health problems of individuals and families across the lifespan. Particular emphasis will be on renal, neurological, infectious disease, cardiac, vascular, ophthalmology, and hematology concepts and conditions.

NURS 5434: FNP III (Formerly NURS 5336)

Duration: 8 weeks

Credit Hours: 4

Focuses on advanced concepts and knowledge for nurse practitioner primary care management of designated acute, chronic and complex health problems of individuals and families across the lifespan. Particular emphasis will be on adult wellness, psychiatric, cardiometabolic, and ENT/Respiratory concepts and conditions.

NURS 5337: Clinical Practice I

Duration: 11 weeks

Credit Hours: 3

Clinical Hours: 180 Hours

NURS 5338: Clinical Practice II

Duration: 11 weeks

Credit Hours: 3

Clinical Hours: 180 Hours

NURS 5660: Family NP Advanced Practicum

Duration: 13 weeks

Credit Hours: 6

Clinical preceptorships in selected health practice sites with opportunities to apply knowledge, skills and concepts in a guided, progressive context of advanced nursing practice.

Additional Information

Due to the rigorous nature of the graduate nursing program and the time commitment of the coursework and clinical, students can expect to spend a significant amount of time studying and preparing required assignments. Generally, a student will be expected to spend 5 hours per week outside the class room for every 1 credit hour of the course. This means a 3 credit-hour class would require approximately 15 hours per week of student study time. Given this, it is strongly recommended that accepted applicants limit work schedules to keep up with the academic rigor of the program.

To see which courses are going to be offered on each start date, download the course schedule.

*Per-course tuition based on 3 credit-hour courses.

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FAQs

What is the pass rate for UTA FNP? ›

Graduates of the Nurse Practitioner programs have a pass rate of over 96 percent on national certification exams.

Is UT Arlington nursing hard to get into? ›

Acceptance to the upper division nursing program is highly competitive.

Is UT Arlington a good NP program? ›

The University of Texas at Arlington 2023-2024 Rankings

54 (tie) in Best Nursing Schools: Master's and No. 103 (tie) in Best Nursing Schools: Doctor of Nursing Practice. Schools are ranked according to their performance across a set of widely accepted indicators of excellence.

What score do you need on the TEAS exam for UTA? ›

UT Arlington's Pre-Licensure BSN program requires student meet a proficiency score in each section to be eligible to apply. Proficient scores range from 58.7%-77.3%. Test may be repeated to achieve a higher score. The TEAS exam can be taken every 30 days with a maximum of 3 times a year.

Is the FNP exam hard? ›

Is the FNP exam hard? Becoming a Certified Nurse Practitioner isn't easy, and yes, both the AANP and ANCC certification exams are challenging — very challenging. They will take a great deal of analytical thought, clinical judgement, and preparation.

Which FNP exam is easier? ›

The AANP is rumored to be the easier of the two exams, specifically for those seeking their FNP certification as it historically had a higher pass rate than that of the ANCC FNP exam.

What are the top 3 majors at UT Arlington? ›

The most popular majors at The University of Texas at Arlington include: Health Professions and Related Programs; Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; Engineering; Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services; Biological and Biomedical Sciences; Liberal Arts and Sciences, General ...

What is the acceptance rate for UTA MSN? ›

UT Arlington has the high acceptance rate of 88%, which means it is fairly easy to gain admittance as long as you submit a complete application with requested materials.

What GPA do you need to be an FNP at UTA? ›

No RN experience is required for the Family Nurse Practitioner program. Undergraduate prerequisite courses completed. Admission GPA of 3.0 or higher.

How much does a NP earn in UT? ›

The average Nurse Practitioner salary in Utah is $114,704 as of May 25, 2023, but the range typically falls between $106,437 and $124,609.

What is the hardest part of NP school? ›

Following are the 10 biggest challenges you will face as a nurse practitioner student and ways to overcome them.
  • Clinical hour requirement. ...
  • Clinical Placements. ...
  • Certification Exam. ...
  • Demanding and complex schedule. ...
  • Continuing to work full time. ...
  • Coursework. ...
  • Specialization. ...
  • Graduate Requirements.

Is UT Arlington a Tier 1 school? ›

Texas Tier One status signifies that UT Arlington is a leading research university and provides additional resources to ensure the University continues to recruit top faculty, pursue groundbreaking research, and prepare students to enter one of the strongest workforces in the country.

Is a 68 a good score on the TEAS? ›

TEAS Composite Score: 75% Reading: 85% Math: 65% Science: 70%

Is a 70 a good score for the TEAS exam? ›

What is a Good TEAS Score: Any score that gets you into your nursing program. Typically, this score should be above 70%. Any TEAS score over 80% would be considered advanced or exemplary.

Is 56 a passing score for the TEAS test? ›

The content areas of the test include: reading, math, science and English language usage. The test will take approximately 3.5 hours to complete. You must score at least 56% on the TEAS version VI test to be considered eligible for application to the Practical Nursing program.

How long should you study for FNP exam? ›

Plan to start studying for the FNP exam about six months prior to taking your exam. Starting 6 months in advance will allow you to make sure that you're completely prepared for the exam. Sit down with your calendar and develop a study schedule. Try to plan to study 2 to 3 hours a day 5 to 6 days a week.

How long should I study for my NP exam? ›

Allow a minimum of 4 to 6 weeks of planned study after you complete the review course to maximize your likelihood of success on this important high-stakes exam.

Is being an FNP stressful? ›

High Stress Levels

They deal with sick or injured patients on a regular basis and are responsible for patients' treatment plans. This is a huge responsibility for the nurse, and in some cases, a patient cannot be treated or saved creating further emotional stress.

Which NP specialty is the hardest? ›

Critical Care Nurse Practitioner

Possibly one of the most difficult nurse practitioner specialties, a critical care nurse practitioner has to learn to deal with life and death situations daily due to treating the most acutely ill or traumatized patients.

Which NP is the easiest? ›

WHAT ARE THE EASIEST NURSE PRACTITIONER SPECIALTIES TO GET ACCEPTED INTO?
  1. Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner. ...
  2. Pediatric Nurse Practitioner. ...
  3. Family Nurse Practitioner. ...
  4. Occupational Health Nurse Practitioners (OHNP) ...
  5. Aesthetic Nurse Practitioner.

What is the hardest exam for nurses? ›

The National Council Licensure Examination, or NCLEX, is a critical exam that every nursing student must take to become a licensed nurse. Passing the NCLEX is essential to begin your nursing career, but it is also one of the most challenging exams you will ever take.

Is UT Arlington a prestigious school? ›

The University of Texas at Arlington's ranking in the 2022-2023 edition of Best Colleges is National Universities, #299.

What tier is UT Arlington? ›

Hundreds of faculty, staff and students gathered in Brazos Park in the heart of campus to recognize The University of Texas at Arlington achieving the Texas Tier One designation, which signifies excellence in academics and research.

Is Utd or UT Arlington better? ›

But, I know that overall UTD as a university is better than UTA in terms of job offers and has better reputation. So overall I would say its better to choose UTD EE department. Even if UTA EE is better than UTD EE, there wouldn't too much of a difference, but you will have better job placements opportunities in UTD.

What is a good GPA for MSN? ›

Undergraduate GPA

To be admitted to a master's program in nursing, you'll likely be expected to have at least a 3.0 GPA in your undergraduate studies. Some schools require at least a 3.0 overall and a higher average for nursing coursework.

Is UTA top tier? ›

Awarded to the state's highest-quality research universities, Texas Tier One status stands as recognition of UTA's commitment to improve the world through inquiry and innovation, securing its position as a preeminent institution for education, research, and discovery.

Is GRE required in UTA? ›

GRE and GMAT Minimum Scores

The University of Texas at Arlington does not set minimum GRE or GMAT requirements that apply to all students. Individual programs or departments determine GRE and GMAT requirements for admission to their programs.

Can I get into NP school with a 2.7 GPA? ›

A: The minimum overall bachelor's GPA requirement is 3.0. The minimum science prerequisite G.P.A. requirement is 2.7.

Can you get into NP school with a 2.8 GPA? ›

requires that you have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 in your undergraduate coursework. There is, however, a bit of a caveat to this, if you have not received a 3.2 or higher GPA in your last 60 hours of undergraduate coursework or your cumulative GPA was lower than 3.2, you will be required to take the GRE exam.

How can I raise my GPA in NP school? ›

Improving Your Chances of Applying to NP School with a Low GPA
  1. Retake Courses. No one wants to hear this, but the most sure way to boost your GPA is to retake classes. ...
  2. Get Certified. ...
  3. Join a Committee. ...
  4. Volunteer. ...
  5. Shadow Time. ...
  6. Speak with the Applications Office. ...
  7. And Finally, Never Give Up.
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What type of NP gets paid the most? ›

As a hospitalist NP, you can expect to have one of the highest-paying nurse practitioner jobs. The average yearly wage is about $117,880. And while hourly rates vary based on region and specific hospitals, it is $56.67 on average.

Where is the highest paid Nurse Practitioner? ›

WHAT ARE THE HIGHEST PAYING STATES FOR NURSE PRACTITIONERS?
  1. 1. California. According to data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, California is the highest paying state for nurse practitioners. ...
  2. New Jersey. ...
  3. Washington. ...
  4. New York. ...
  5. Massachusetts. ...
  6. Nevada. ...
  7. Minnesota. ...
  8. Wyoming.

What is the average FNP salary in Texas? ›

Family Nurse Practitioner:

The average family nurse practitioner salary in Texas is $60.38 per hour or $125,580 yearly.

How old are most NP students? ›

The average age of a nurse practitioner is 43.4 years old, but the nurse practitioner age range starts between 20 and 24 years to 65 years old and over. Most nurse practitioners are between 35 and 44 years old, equaling almost 39% of all nurse practitioners in the United States.

Is NP harder than BSN? ›

Courses and content are more challenging. The level of knowledge you're required to have as a Nurse Practitioner is a huge step up from a RN. You'll take a lot of the same courses as you did with your BSN, but will go into each topic with a lot more depth because you'll be diagnosing and treating health problems soon.

Is becoming an NP easier than PA? ›

The average program length to become an NP is 15-24 months with 720 clinical hours as a nurse first. Physician's assistant training programs are highly competitive and require undergraduate coursework in science as well as several years of hands-on medical experience with direct patient contact and care.

What is UT Arlington known for? ›

UTA offers state-of-the-art facilities that encourage students to be critical thinkers. Through academic, internship, and research programs, our students receive real-world experiences that help them contribute to their community and, ultimately, the world.

Is UT Arlington a R1 or r2 school? ›

Other Texas universities designated as R1 include The University of Texas at Austin, The University of Texas at Arlington, The University of Texas at Dallas, The University of Texas at San Antonio, Rice University, Texas A&M University, the University of Houston, Texas Tech University, University of North Texas and ...

What are Tier 2 schools in Texas? ›

In addition to the Tier 1 additions, Texas added four Tier 2 universities, and I extend my congratulations to the leaders and teams at Prairie View A&M, Sam Houston State University, Tarleton State University and The University of Texas at Tyler, which now join Southern Methodist University, Texas A&M University–Corpus ...

What is a failing score on TEAS? ›

The TEAS exam is not a pass or fail test. Students completing the TEAS exam must earn a Proficient (minimum of 58.7% overall score) or higher in the ATI Academic Preparedness Category as a minimum for admission.

Is a 77.3 a good TEAS score? ›

TEAS Scores and Ranges

Developmental - 0.0% to 40.7% Basic - 41.3% to 58.0% Proficient - 58.7% to 77.3% Advanced - 78.0% to 90.0%

What is considered a low TEAS score? ›

TEAS Score Range
Academic Preparedness Levels for TEASTEAS Score Range
Basic40.7%-58.0%
Proficient58.7%-79.3%
Advanced80.0%-91.3%
Exemplary92.0%-100%
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Is it hard to get a 60 on the TEAS test? ›

Nationally, the average TEAS test score is about 60 percent. For students applying to an associate's degree program, the typical score is about 66 percent. Students applying to a bachelor's degree program have an average score around 70 percent.

Is 62 passing on TEAS? ›

Based on the recommendation of the California Community College Nursing Advisory Committee, the passing score for ATI TEAS has been set at a 62%. Students must pass the ATI TEAS prior to program enrollment.

Is the TEAS test harder the second time? ›

There are several different versions of the TEAS test. But don't worry, they all follow the same format. The good news is that it is not harder to pass the TEAS on your second attempt.

What is a decent TEAS score? ›

TEAS Test Score Range
Academic Preparedness LevelScore Range
Basic41.3% to 58%
Proficient58.7% to 77.3%
Advanced78% to 90%
Exemplary90.7% to 100%
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Is 69 a good TEAS score? ›

The score you require to enter nursing school depends highly upon the school you apply to. But most nursing schools will accept you if you have a TEAS 7 score between 60-70%.

What percentage is proficient on TEAS? ›

Proficient level is defined as achieving a total score of 58.7% or more on ATI TEAS test. Please refer to the TEAS V National Standard Setting Study document for more details.

What is the hourly rate for FNP in Texas? ›

2. How much does a nurse practitioner make per hour in Texas?
Years of ExperienceHourly
Starting (Entry-Level)$45.74
1-4 Years of Experience$50.13
5-9 Years of Experience$58.30
10-19 Years of Experience$64.75
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What is the 70% rule for BSN UTA? ›

If the student does not achieve a 70.00% with no rounding of the average on the major proctored exams and/or major written assignments, the grade stands as a D or F as determined by the numerical value from the weighted average on the major proctored exams and/or major written assignments.

What is UTA acceptance rate? ›

What is the acceptance rate for UTA nursing online? ›

The acceptance rate for men is 89%, and the acceptance rate for women is 86%.

Which NP makes the most money? ›

As a hospitalist NP, you can expect to have one of the highest-paying nurse practitioner jobs. The average yearly wage is about $117,880. And while hourly rates vary based on region and specific hospitals, it is $56.67 on average.

What is the highest salary for NP? ›

The best Nurse Practitioner jobs can pay up to $400,000 per year. Nurse practitioners are advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs) with additional responsibilities including prescribing medication, examining patients, diagnosing illnesses, and providing treatment, much as physicians do.

How much does FNP at Penn Medicine make? ›

Penn Medicine Nurse Practitioner Salaries

What is the average salary for a Nurse Practitioner at Penn Medicine in the United States? Based on our data, it appears that the optimal compensation range for a Nurse Practitioner at Penn Medicine is between $142,392 and $162,871, with an average salary of $152,225.

Can you make 6 figures with a BSN? ›

Six-figure entry-level nursing jobs are possible, but most require an advanced degree. This may be vary based on where you live, but in general, there are no six-figure entry-level nursing jobs for new graduates from a BSN program.

What percentage of nurses hold a BSN? ›

Most registered nurses today enter practice with a baccalaureate degree offered by a four-year college or university, or an associate degree offered by a community college. As of 2020, 65.2% of the RN workforce earned a baccalaureate or higher degree as their highest level of nursing education.

Does BSN GPA matter? ›

You should try to get at least a 3.0 in nursing school. Most programs will have their own minimum requirements, but on top of that, you should also think about the GPA requirements for any scholarships you might have or any graduate program you'll want to go to in the future.

What degree is UTA known for? ›

The most popular majors at The University of Texas at Arlington include: Health Professions and Related Programs; Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; Engineering; Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services; Biological and Biomedical Sciences; Liberal Arts and Sciences, General ...

What are the top 3 most popular majors at UTA? ›

Most Popular Majors
  • Business. 369 Graduates.
  • Banking and Finance. 279 Graduates.
  • Biology. 266 Graduates.
  • 259 Graduates.
  • Marketing. 255 Graduates.
  • Social Work and Youth Services. 240 Graduates.
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science. 235 Graduates.
  • Information Science. 233 Graduates.

Is UTA Tier 1 college? ›

Earlier this year, UTA became just the fourth institution in the state to achieve designation as a Texas Tier One university, an attribution of excellence in academics and research that brings with it access to the state's National Research University Fund.

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