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Shadyside School of Nursing Student Outcomes

Learn more about UPMC Shadyside School of Nursing and UPMC Shadyside School of Nursing at UPMC Harrisburg's combined student outcomes down below.

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

2022-2023 87.5%
2021-2022 82.5%
2020-2021 76.7%

Completion Rates

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

Class Year  

Completion Rate

2022-2023 39%
2021-2022 61%
2020-2021 62%

Job Placement Rates

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

Class Year  

Placement Rate

2022-2023 100%
2021-2022 80%
2020-2021 90%


"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