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UPMC Mercy Hospital School of Nursing

Accepting applications for Fall, 2020
The deadline is July 1st

ALERT: Due to Governor's Wolfe's mandated closure of non essential businesses, all campuses will remain closed until further notice. All employees are working remotely to help.

Proctored TEAS exams are NOW virtually offered with specific technology requirements. Register at or 1-800-667-7531. For additional TEAS questions, contact We appreciate your patience.

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.

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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 Accreditation

UPMC Mercy Hospital School of Nursing is fully approved by the State Board of Nursing Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

UPMC Mercy Hospital School of Nursing is also fully accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), through Fall 2021.

For additional information, 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

Additional Information

We are now accepting applications for Fall 2020. Applications are accepted up to the deadline of July 1, 2020. Classes will begin on August 31, 2020. 

UPMC Course Descriptions - Schools of Nursing - PDF

Virtual Classroom and Clinical Experiences

News and Events

Information Sessions:

  • May 13, 2020
  • June 17, 2020

All sessions will be virtual and start at 2 p.m. To receive the invite please email to or

Contact Us

UPMC Mercy Hospital School 
of Nursing 
1401 Boulevard of the Allies 
Pittsburgh, PA 15219

Phone: 412-232-7940