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UPMC Mercy Hospital School of Nursing
UPMC Mercy Hospital School of Nursing

UPMC Mercy Hospital School of Nursing

New: Tuition Loan Forgiveness Program

Introducing the Tuition Loan Forgiveness Program for new enrollees beginning in Fall 2023.

New enrollees can qualify for up to $21,000 in tuition loan forgiveness with UPMC Schools of Nursing.

Find out more about our new incentive

Why Choose UPMC Mercy Hospital School of Nursing?

UPMC Mercy Hospital School of Nursing, a hospital-based diploma school of nursing, was founded by the Sisters of Mercy in 1893. Today, the school is a part of UPMC Mercy.

UPMC Mercy remains the only faith-based health care provider in the city of Pittsburgh. UPMC Mercy provides a full range of services, including designation as a Level I Regional Resource Trauma Center and as a Primary Stroke Center.

UPMC Mercy Hospital School of Nursing is an integral part of UPMC Mercy. The school has graduated more than 6,200 nurses and has a long-standing reputation in the tri-state area for the high performance of its graduates.

Now Accepting Applications for Summer & Fall 2023

Summer Deadline is March 1, 2023.
Classes will begin on May 1, 2023.

Fall Deadline is June 1, 2023.
Classes will begin on August 28, 2023.

How to Apply

Virtual Tour

This virtual tour of our campus provides a quick look into student life at UPMC Mercy Hospital School of Nursing and is similar to what you would experience during our in-person campus tours. 

Our Strengths at UPMC Mercy Hospital Nursing School

  • A high NCLEX pass rate.
  • A faith-based nursing curriculum.
  • Students begin interacting with patients during the first semester of the program.
  • Utilization of technologies including a Course Learning Management System. Simulation, and on-line testing.
  • Small student-to-instructor ratios allows for challenging and closely guided learning experiences.
  • Students receive a variety of clinical experiences at UPMC Mercy, a Level I Regional Resource Trauma Center
  • An excellent reputation for educating highly successful and well respected nurses.
  • Active and full participation in student organizations.
  • Students earn transferable credits from Carlow University for non-nursing courses.

Nursing Programs Designed With You in Mind

At UPMC Mercy School of Nursing, we offer the following flexible learning paths:

Additional Information

Career Opportunities

We currently have rewarding positions available at a variety of locations, for all levels of our nursing career ladder. Whether you are a current UPMC nurse ready to take the next step in your clinical career, or are employed with another health system and wanting to work in one of our top-ranked hospitals, we invite you to explore the opportunities at UPMC.

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