The University of Pennsylvania, based in Philadelphia, PA offers a fully funded PhD in Nursing. Penn offers the opportunity to work alongside faculty who are actively shaping the future of nursing science and healthcare. The program consists of seven core courses, two statistics sequence courses, and five concentration courses; each course is worth a one-course unit, or CU. Full-time doctoral students are funded for the first four years, which includes a living stipend and covers tuition, fees, and health insurance. Students may be funded internally or externally, depending on funding options available.