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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.

UPMC Shadyside School of Nursing Hotline

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Class Start Dates:

Fall (September) 2015 full- and part-time programs.



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

News & Events

PSB test registration form for the Fall 2015 full-time and part-time programs now available.

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

Application deadline for Fall 2015 full- and part-time programs has been extended to May 1, 2015. New PSB testing dates for entry into the fall program have been added. Please refer to the PSB test form.

Fall full- and part-time programs begin September 2015.

Information Session

More Information Sessions are being scheduled. Please check back soon.
Email to register.

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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