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UPMC Schools of Nursing Accreditation Statement

UPMC Schools of Nursing are approved by the state board and have national accreditation from the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).

  • The UPMC Shadyside School of Nursing has ongoing ACEN accreditation through March 2023.
  • The St. Margaret School of Nursing has ongoing ACEN accreditation through Fall 2018.
  • Mercy Hospital School of Nursing has ongoing ACEN accreditation through Fall 2021.
  • Jameson Memorial Hospital School of Nursing ongoing ACEN accreditation through 2020.

For more information about ACEN accreditation, please contact:

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850
Atlanta, Georgia 30326
Phone: 404-975-5000
Fax: 404-975-5020
Visit​ for more information.

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