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.

St. Margaret School of Nursing

Founded in 1910, the School of Nursing offers a nursing program enabling a graduate to take the NCLEX-RN, the licensure examination to become a registered nurse (RN).

To get more information, visit the RN program webpage or email us at

Clinical facilities include:

Students are also provided with a variety of experiences in various health and community agencies.

The school of nursing is a commuter school. The  campus is located 1.8 miles from UPMC St. Margaret.

The school has:

  • Classrooms
  • Conference rooms
  • A demonstration-learning laboratory
  • Faculty offices
  • A computer center


St. Margaret School of Nursing is fully approved by the State Board of Nursing Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.​

As of March 2011, it is also has full, ongoing accreditation by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), formally NLNAC National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission Inc.

For additional information, please contact:

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, (ACEN)
Formally NLNAC, National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission, Inc.
3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850
Atlanta, Georgia 30326

Phone: 404-975-5000
Fax: 404-975-5020

Contact Us

UPMC St. Margaret School of Nursing
221 Seventh Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15238



RN Program Information

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

Application deadline for Fall 2016 full-time, day program is Wednesday, June 1, 2016.

Information Days
Thursday, Jan. 28, 1 p.m.
Thursday, March 3, 1 p.m.
Wednesday, April 13, 1 p.m.

New PSB testing dates for entry into the Fall 2016 program have been added. Please refer to the PSB test form.

How much will nursing school cost?

Find out with the net price calculator


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