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UPMC Shadyside School of Nursing

Since 1884, the UPMC Shadyside School of Nursing has been committed to preparing graduates to begin satisfying careers in the nursing profession.

This site will guide you through the school and its curriculum. The school supports the mission of the hospital and the philosophy of the Patient Care Services Division in that patients have unique values, needs, goals, and capabilities for health.

Class Start Dates:

Fall (August) 2016 full-time and part-time program.

The UPMC Shadyside School of Nursing has full ongoing accreditation as of February 2008 through ACEN. 

News & Events

Application deadline for Fall (August) 2016 full-time day and part-time evening/weekend program is Wednesday, June 1, 2016.

PSB Test forms for Fall 2016 full- and part-time program are now available.

SAT and ACT scores are acceptable in lieu of the PSB test. Please call for further details.

Fall full and part-time program begins in August 2016.

Information Session

Saturday, March 12
10 a.m. to noon
RSVP to Natalie Borkowski.​

New Application Requirements

Effective with the Fall 2015 class, the following score criteria has changed:

SAT score of at least a 480 in math and a 480 in critical reading will be required.

A PSB testing score of at least a 60% or better will be required on all four sections of the test: Math, Vocabulary, Reading Comprehension, and Natural Science.

Students making their application for the January 2015 class will not be affected by this change



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