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Introducing the Tuition Loan Forgiveness Program for new enrollees beginning in Fall 2023 2024.
New enrollees can qualify for up to $21,000 in tuition loan forgiveness with UPMC Schools 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.
We are currently accepting applications for Summer 2024 and Fall 2024.
Summer 2024 - February 1, 2024
Classes will begin on April 29, 2024.
Fall 2024 - June 1, 2024
Classes will begin on September 3, 2024.
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.
At UPMC Mercy School of Nursing, we offer the following flexible learning paths:
UPMC Mercy School of Nursing will be offering Information Sessions on the following dates:
All Information Sessions start at 2pm. To register, please click here.
If you have any questions, please email Mary Beth Papciak at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 412-232-7309.
We are currently conducting in-person learning for all nursing courses. Non nursing courses are instructed both in-person and virtually, and subject to change.
COVID 19 Update: All faculty, staff, and students, regardless of vaccination status, must wear face coverings at all times during classroom instruction, clinical experiences, and onsite at any UPMC facility. "
UPMC Mercy School of Nursing is approved through the PA State Board of Nursing.
The diploma nursing program at UPMC Mercy at the UPMC Mercy School of Nursing located in Pittsburgh PA is accredited by the: Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).
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Visit www.acenursing.org for more information
In earning your Professional RN Diploma from one of our UPMC Schools of Nursing, you will have met all the necessary requirements to sit for the National Council Licensure Exam (NCLEX – RN) and move forward with Nursing Licensure in the state of Pennsylvania.
Other states that our UPMC Schools of Nursing graduates have sat for the NCLEX – RN include: California, Colorado, Florida, Illinois, Minnesota, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, South Carolina, Tennessee, and West Virginia.
If you plan to practice your nursing profession in a state not listed above, please visit nursinglicensure.org for requirements by state.
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.Explore Openings