St. Margaret School of Nursing (UPMC St. Margaret School of Nursing) in Pittsburgh, PA, was founded in 1910 and offers a 22-month nursing diploma to students who are preparing for the NCLEX-RN Examination. The school operates two campuses – in Pittsburgh and McKeesport. The school’s mission is “to foster the development of the intentional learner who is prepared to transition to practice as a member of the interdisciplinary health care team.”
The program focuses on developing high level competencies that are needed to deliver safe, quality care. The nursing curriculum consists of evidence-based practice and informatics, and geared to prepare nursing graduates for entry level practice and to attempt the NCLEX-RN exam. The school uses proven education and assessment models such as Christine Tanner’s Model of Clinical Judgment and the Koloroutis Model of Relationship Based Care.
The school’s dedication to community service is reflected in the many classes and events it organizes, which deal with real issues such as diabetes, obesity, Alzheimer’s and arthritis.
St. Margaret School of Nursing has attained several impressive achievements: its graduates’ success rate in the NCLEX-RN exam has been over 90% in the past three years; in the same period, the job placement rate has consistently been above 95%; student satisfaction ratings have consistently exceeded 4 out of 5 for the three years in question.
With under 200 students enrolled and a student to faculty ratio of 8:1, the school provides the ideal balance of group interaction and one-on-one attention, which is one of the key reasons for their success over the years.
The program list below was created by historical graduation information reported by the school. This list may not represent the current curriculum offered. Visit the school's website to get more information about programs offered.
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(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
- The tuition charges per year are around $14,620*
- Estimated required fees (in addition to tuition) for this program: $100*
- Part-time undergraduate students can expect to pay around $430 per credit hour*
- About ninety students were granted degrees in the last reported year
*Amounts for tuition, fees, and supplies are an estimate which are calculated based on historical data and should be solely used for informational purposes only.
**Repayment rates, earnings, and loan payments are estimated to provide a comparative context. For more detailed information individuals are asked to contact the school.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The overall cost students will pay at this school is approximately - after scholarships, grants and other forms of aid are taken into consideration. In order to calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance check out their cost calculator here. There may be an application fee required, please check with this school for more information. The financial aid department provides information and resources for students seeking out financial options. Their phone number is (412) 784-4993. The financial figures shown on this page provide information regarding costs and fees at this school, these numbers may change in a given year due to a variety of factors.
Note: Financial aid is only available for those who qualify, check with the school for details.
Tuition & Fees Information
- The estimated tuition range is around $15,000-$18,000 per year
- For part-time students, charges are between $430-$520 per unit
- Required fees for full-time students: $110
Financial Aid Details
The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||92%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||67%||$6,484|
|Receiving Student Loans||67%||$6,956|
Other Healthcare or Nursing Schools
The list of nearby schools has been selected by researching which schools offer similar programs to St Margaret School of Nursing.
- Western Pennsylvania Hospital School of Nursing in Pittsburgh, PA (5 miles away)
- UPMC Shadyside School of Nursing in Pittsburgh, PA (5 miles away)
- Citizens School of Nursing in New Kensington, PA (7 miles away)
- Mercy Hospital School of Nursing in Pittsburgh, PA (8 miles away)
- School of Nursing - Ohio Valley General Hospital in McKees Rocks, PA (12 miles away)