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About UPMC Shadyside 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.

The Crossroads of Outstanding Clinical Practice and Quality Nursing Training

Established in 1884, Shadyside School of Nursing gives students the tools they need to become competent, caring professional nurses.

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Unparalleled Clinical Nursing Experience

As a Magnet® facility, the driving forces behind UPMC Shadyside are:

  • Nurse professionalism.
  • Quality of care.
  • Evidence-based practice.

With clinical training at UPMC Shadyside, as well as other quality hospitals in the Pittsburgh area, you can be sure that you're learning to care for patients from the very best. 

It's an ideal environment to foster exceptional nurses from the very beginning of their career.

Nursing Programs Designed With You in Mind

At the Shadyside School of Nursing, we know many of our students have to balance
work, family, and school.

That's why we offer flexible options including:

  • Full-time 16 month day program beginning each Fall and Spring.
  • Part-time 32 month evening/weekend program beginning each Fall.
See the semester calendar at UPMC Shadyside School of Nursing.

Student Life at UPMC Shadyside School of Nursing

Nestled in the vibrant, historical neighborhood of Shadyside, the nursing school is near:

  • Shops and boutiques
  • Art galleries
  • Nightlife

Rated by Forbes Magazine as one of the top 15 cities for millennials, the Shadyside neighborhood has a lot to offer.

So, what are you waiting for?

Contact the UPMC Shadyside School of Nursing to learn more or schedule a campus tour.

Nursing Student Application Requirements at UPMC Shadyside School of Nursing

The UPMC Schools of Nursing only accepts ATI TEAS scores as part of the pre-admission and application process. PBS scores are no longer accepted

In order to be considered for admission, you must score “advanced," "exemplary," or "proficient” on the TEAS test.

Additional Information

UPMC Course Descriptions - Schools of Nursing - PDF

Virtual Classroom and Clinical Experiences

News and Events

Information Session 

  • February 18, 2020 from 4:30 to 6:30. All are welcome!
    Please contact or call 412-623-2950 to reserve your seat.


We are currently accepting full time and part time applications for Fall 2020.
Applications are due by July 1, 2020.
Classes will begin on August 31, 2020