Frontier School Of Midwifery And Family Nursing

Frontier School Of Midwifery And Family Nursing

Frontier School of Midwifery and Family Nursing, FSMFN, was established by the Frontier Nursing Service in 1939. originally known as the Frontier Graduate School of Midwifery, it was given present name in 1991. This non-profit, private, graduate school is situated in Hyden, Kentucky.

Frontier School of Midwifery and Family Nursing awards the Master of Science degree in nursing-midwifery, family nursing, and women's health care nursing. The doctorate degree is granted in nursing practice. Students can also opt for post masters certification courses.

FSMFN students are provided extensive financial assistance to help complete their education. Apart from Federal grants and Stafford loans, eligible candidates are awarded various scholarships including the Kitty Ernst Scholarship, the Alice Adams Scholarship, the Arronson Scholarship, the Margaret Ferguson Scholarship, the Daughters of Colonial Wars Scholarship, the Mardi Perry Scholarship, and the Whistler Student Scholarship.

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Frontier School of Midwifery and Family Nursing
195 School Street
Hyden , KY 41749

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Frontier Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Education and Teaching113education courses

Number of programs and degrees for Frontier in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Master's degree931
Post-master's certificate201

Frontier Student Body

In 2007-2008, Frontier had a total enrollment of 545 students (664 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Graduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 89%
Black 5%
Hispanic 2%
Asian 1%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 2%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
22-24 2%
25-29 12%
30-34 19%
35-39 19%
40-49 26%
50-64 14%
65+ 0%

Frontier Room and Board (2007)

Frontier offers campus housing for 56 of its 664 (full-time) students.

(Please refer to our profile of Hyden, Kentucky for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Kentucky Colleges).

The school offers students a meal plan with 21 meals per week.

Frontier Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount

Financial Aid:
Frontier participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 3007000)

Frontier Faculty

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
No academic rankcalendar year0*22$75,158
All faculty totalcalendar year0*22$75,158

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Frontier Degree Programs (2007)

Education And Teaching
Education, Other

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