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UPMC Shadyside Hospital
UPMC Shadyside Hospital

UPMC Shadyside School of Nursing

Motor Square Garden
5900 Baum Blvd.
Pittsburgh, PA 15206

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The public are welcome to attend our ACEN accreditation site visit for UPMC Shadyside SON and UPMC Shadyside SON at UPMC Harrisburg.

Date/Time: October 25, 2023 from 3:00-3:30 p.m.

Join us to ask questions and comments.

New: Tuition Loan Forgiveness Program

Introducing the Tuition Loan Forgiveness Program for new enrollees beginning in Fall 2023 2024.

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

Learn More About The Program


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

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.

Now Accepting Applications

We are currently accepting applications for Fall 2024.

2024 Application Deadlines

Fall 2024 - June 1, 2024
Classes will begin on September 3, 2024 (16 and 32 Month only).

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. 

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.

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.

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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