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​Financial Aid for UPMC Mercy Hospital School of Nursing Students

Paying for Nursing School

At UPMC Mercy Hospital School of Nursing, we provide quality nurse training at an affordable price.

Tuition and Fees:

16 Month Full time breakdown (PDF)
24 Month Extended Option break down (PDF)

We strongly urge all nursing students to apply for financial aid.

We have financial aid counselors who can help you build an aid package that will best fit your situation.

» Call 412-232-8171 to talk with a UPMC Mercy Hospital School of Nursing financial aid counselor.

First Step: Apply for Financial Aid

The first step in applying for aid is to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Find the FAFSA form at

Be sure to add the UPMC Mercy Hospital School of Nursing code: 004899.

The FAFSA helps decide your financial need based on factors such as:

  • Income
  • Assets
  • Debts
  • Family size
  • Number of family members in college

Without a completed FAFSA, you won't be eligible for federal financial aid like federal loans and Pell Grants.

What types of aid does UPMC Mercy Hospital School of Nursing accept?

Many sources of aid are available to you as a student enrolled including:

Additional Financial Aid for Nursing Students

In addition to the traditional forms of financial aid, Mercy Hospital School of Nursing offers scholarships for:

  • Exceptional students who exemplify the values of professionalism and caring.
  • Strong academic performance.
  • Financial need.

Call UPMC Mercy Hospital School of Nursing at 412-232-8171 for scholarship details, financial aid help, and more information: 

Jeannette Draper

Jeannette Draper
Financial Aid Coordinator
Phone: 412-784-4993
Fax: 412-784-4813

Melanie Rios, Enrollment Specialist

Melanie Rios
Enrollment Specialist
Phone: 412-232-7309
Fax: 412-232-7951