UPMC St. Margaret School of Nursing Outcomes

NCLEX Pass Rates

Class Year Pass Rate
2009-2010 94%
2010-2011 100%
2011-2012 98%

Completion Rates

Class Year Completion Rate
2009-2010 72%
2010-2011 61%
2011-2012 67%


Job Placement Rates

Class Year Placement Rate
2009-2010 96%
2010-2011 96%
2011-2012 98%


Graduate Satisfaction

(1-5 scale; 5 being highest)

Class Year Satisfaction Rating
2008-2009 4.04
2009-2010 4.2
2010-2011 4.26

Student Comments:

  • “Extremely pleased with the education I received from this program.”
  • “I am so happy I went to UPMC St. Margaret School of Nursing.”
  • “Exemplary clinical experiences.”
  • “I am very satisfied with the education that I received…highly recommend this school to people who are considering nursing.”
  • “I love my class, teachers, and then the opportunity to work where I went to school…UNBELIEVABLE.”

Employer Satisfaction

(1-5 scale; 5 being highest)

Class Year Satisfaction Rating
2008-2009 4.46
2009-2010 4.41
2010-2011 4.56

Employer Comments:

  • “…is able to quickly adapt to this complex patient population.”
  • “…is a very intelligent, caring, and respectful nurse.”
  • “…is a fabulous nurse; excellent nurse.”
  • “…is doing a wonderful job and is an asset.”
  • "Awesome nurse!”

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