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UPMC Mercy Hospital School of Nursing

UPMC Mercy Hospital School of Nursing

1401 Boulevard of the Allies
Pittsburgh, PA 15219

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New: Tuition Loan Forgiveness Program

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.

Learn More About The Program

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.

Nursing Programs Designed With You in Mind

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


Now Accepting Applications

We are currently accepting applications for Fall 2024. (Currently Waitlisted)

2024 Application Deadlines:

Summer 2024 - February 1, 2024 (Admissions Closed)
Classes will begin on April 29, 2024.

Fall 2024 - June 1, 2024 (Currently Waitlisted)
Classes will begin on September 3, 2024.

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.

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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