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UPMC St. Margaret Hospital

UPMC St. Margaret 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


Founded in 1910, St. Margaret School of Nursing has been preparing nurses to serve in northeastern Allegheny county for over a century.

As a community-based teaching hospital, we:

  • Teach new nurses to see the whole person — as part of a larger society — rather than as a disease process.
  • Provide care for more than 50 municipalities in areas surrounding St. Margaret's.
  • Practice evidence-based, quality care for patients throughout the community.

Now Accepting Applications for Fall 2023

Application Deadline is June 1, 2023.
Classes will begin on August 28, 2023.

How to Apply

Virtual Tour

This virtual tour of our campus provides a quick look into student life at UPMC St. Margaret School of Nursing and is similar to what you would experience during our in-person campus tours. 


Unparalleled Clinical Nursing Experience

With clinical experiences at St. Margaret, 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.

As a Magnet® facility, the driving forces behind UPMC St. Margaret are:

  • Nurse professionalism
  • Quality patient care
  • Evidence-based practice

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

University Level Courses

St. Margaret School of Nursing and Chatham University partner to offer the knowledge that will fuel your nursing career.

This partnership also opens the door for graduates to continue their education at Chatham by earning an RN-BSN degree.

Learn more about the RN-BSN program at Chatham.

A Nursing Program Designed With You in Mind

St. Margaret's 16-month full time and LPN advanced track programs will put your nursing career on the fast track.

Our diverse clinical experiences will provide you the hands-on learning that you will need to care for patients with confidence. And, they will expose you to a wide variety of hospital and patient care environments.

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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