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Shadyside School of Nursing Student Outcomes

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NCLEX-RN Pass Rates

Program Outcome: The program’s most recent annual licensure examination pass rate is at or above 80% for all first-time test takers.

Class Year  

Pass Rate

2021-2022 82.5%
2020-2021 76.7%
2019-2020 89.1%
As reported by the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing (annual report period October 1 to September 30)


Completion Rates

Program Outcome: Program completion rate will be at or above 60% (% of students completing within 100% of program length)

*2019-2021 completion rate % of students completing within 150% of program length.

Class Year  

Completion Rate

 2021-2022 61%
*2020-2021 62%
*2019-2020 59%
Annual class year includes graduating classes from October 1 to September 30


Job Placement Rates

Program Outcome: Employment rates for graduates at 12 months post-graduation are at or above 80%

Class Year  

Placement Rate

2021-2022 80%
2020-2021 90%
2019-2020 94%
Annual class year includes graduating classes from October 1 to September 30


"As a UPMC School of Nursing student, you’ll have a dedicated partner from UPMC Human Resources to help you navigate your career. You will be supported with resume and application guidance, interview tips and tricks, finding a nursing support or internship role while you’re in school, and securing a permanent home at UPMC before you graduate – and they’ll celebrate your success right alongside you the entire way! You can expect exclusive opportunities for one-on-one conversations, on-campus and virtual events, and plenty of informative emails to help you stay connected. If you begin employment at UPMC, you will be privy to perks and benefits including ways to obtain your BSN at no-cost to you."


Student Learning Outcomes