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University Of Pittsburgh Medical Center Shadyside School Of Nursing

Overview of University Of Pittsburgh Medical Center Shadyside School Of Nursing

Students attend University of Pittsburgh Medical Center-Shadyside School of Nursing in Pittsburgh, PA, a large city. The school is a private, not-for-profit institution. University of Pittsburgh Medical Center-Shadyside School of Nursing degrees go up to the Associate's degree.

Areas of Study

The school has a tighter focus on specific areas of study than most colleges its size. University of Pittsburgh Medical Center-Shadyside School of Nursing is known for its programs in nursing and emergency medicine.

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center-Shadyside School of Nursing Selectivity

The school is selective and does not offer open admission.

Student Body

There are 485 students at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center-Shadyside School of Nursing (as of 2007-2008).

Student Life

A lot of students at the school attend part-time.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"The mission of UPMC Health System is to provide outstanding patient care and to shape tomorrow's health system through clinical innovation, biomedical and health services research and education."

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting University of Pittsburgh Medical Center-Shadyside School of Nursing

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center-Shadyside School of Nursing
5230 Centre Ave
Pittsburgh , PA 15232
General Phone: (412) 623-2950
http://www.upmc.edu/shadyside/schoolofnursing

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center-Shadyside School of Nursing Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Nursing and Emergency Medicine153registered nursing

Number of programs and degrees for University of Pittsburgh Medical Center-Shadyside School of Nursing in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Awarded
Number of
Programs
Award of at least 2 but less than 4 academic years1531

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center-Shadyside School of Nursing Student Body

In 2007-2008, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center-Shadyside School of Nursing had a total enrollment of 485 students (393 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 12%
Women 88%
Full-Time 82%
Part-Time 18%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 94%
Black 5%
Asian 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
18-19 2%
20-21 6%
22-24 12%
25-29 20%
30-34 22%
35-39 22%
40-49 13%
50-64 4%

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center-Shadyside School of Nursing Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 80 %
Part-Time 75 %

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center-Shadyside School of Nursing Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Pennsylvania Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center-Shadyside School of Nursing Admissions and Selectivity

Acceptances:

GroupApplicantsAcceptedPercent
Accepted
EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled
Total352057%1785%
Men10330%267%
Women251768%1588%

Application Requirements:

ItemRequirement
GPAnot required
Class Ranknot required
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programnot required
Recommendationsrequired
Formal Demonstration of Competencenot required
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)not required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)not required
Other Standardized Testsrequired

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center-Shadyside School of Nursing Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 7,500
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 7,500
Books and supplies $ 1,000

Financial Aid:
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center-Shadyside School of Nursing participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 657700)

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center-Shadyside School of Nursing Degree Programs (2007)

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

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University of Pittsburgh Medical Center-Shadyside School of Nursing Highlights

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What Sets University of Pittsburgh Medical Center-Shadyside School of Nursing Apart:

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% of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine
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Top 16%University of Pittsburgh Medical Center-Shadyside School of Nursing % of freshmen enrolled part-time

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