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UPMC Shadyside School of Nursing


New: Tuition Loan Forgiveness Program

Introducing the Tuition Loan Forgiveness Program for new enrollees beginning in Fall 2023.

New enrollees can qualify for up to $21,000 in tuition loan forgiveness with UPMC Schools of Nursing.

Find out more about our new incentive

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.

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.


Now Accepting Applications for Fall 2023

Application deadline for Fall is June 1, 2023.

Classes will begin August 28, 2023.

How to Apply

Virtual Tour

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. 


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:

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.

Tuition Loan Forgiveness Program

Introducing the Tuition Loan Forgiveness Program for new enrollees beginning in Spring and Fall 2023.

New enrollees can qualify for up to $20,000 in tuition loan forgiveness with UPMC Schools of Nursing.

Learn more and steps to apply.

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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