Established in 1884, Shadyside School of Nursing gives students the tools they need to become competent, caring professional nurses.
As a Magnet® facility, the driving forces behind UPMC Shadyside are:
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.
Full time classes will begin on January 3, 2022How to Apply
This virtual tour of our campus provides a quick look into student life at UPMC Shadyside School of Nursing and is similar to what you would experience during our in-person campus tours.
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:
Nestled in the vibrant, historical neighborhood of Shadyside, the nursing school is near:
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.
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.
Please contact us for additional information.
UPMC Shadyside School of Nursing is approved through the PA State Board of Nursing.
The diploma nursing program at UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside at the UPMC Shadyside School of Nursing located in Pittsburgh PA is accredited by the: Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).
3390 Peachtree Road NE
Suite 1400 Atlanta, GA 30326
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