Western Pennsylvania Hospital School of Nursing

Pittsburgh, PA 15224

Western Pennsylvania Hospital School of Nursing is a private, not for profit institution, located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. It offers diploma and associate's degree programs, which can take 2 to 4 years to complete.

The total number of students who applied in FALL 2016 was 19 and 7 students were accepted.

Western Pennsylvania Hospital School of Nursing's in-state tuition for academic year 2016-2017 was $7,765 and fees $2,426. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $7,765 and $2,426 respectively.


Campus LocaleCity: Large
Student to Faculty Ratio11:1
Open AdmissionNo
Religious Affiliation -
Level2 year
Business ModelNot for Profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate63%

Nursing Programs Offered

  1. Diploma

Nursing Programs Graduates - 2016-2017 academic year

Program name Degree type Graduates
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Award of at least 2 but less than 4 academic years 48

Nearby Nursing Schools

The following schools are located within 200 miles radius from Western Pennsylvania Hospital School of Nursing

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center-Shadyside School of Nursing
0.6 miles away
Mercy Hospital School of Nursing
2.83 miles away
St Margaret School of Nursing
4.72 miles away
Citizens School of Nursing
11.63 miles away
Heritage Valley Sewickley School of Nursing
14.2 miles away
Washington Hospital School of Nursing
24.95 miles away
Trinity Health System School of Nursing
36.5 miles away
Jameson Health System
43.58 miles away
Huron School of Nursing
112.47 miles away
Geisinger-Lewistown Hospital School of Nursing
125.18 miles away


Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (DNUR) - Diploma programs
12/01/1958 - Current

Admission to School


Acceptance Rate
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Required
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Required

Net Price


Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
Less than 30k--
30k to 48k--
48k to 75k$16,525
75k to 110k$18,237
Over 110k$20,557
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Cost Per Credit Hours

Cost of a course per credit hour for undergrad and graduate classes.

Undergrad classes

Academic Year In State Out of State
2016-2017 $0.00 $0.00

Graduate classes

Academic Year In State Out of State
2016-2017 $0.00 $0.00

Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Two or more races
Black/African American
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
American Indian or Alaska Native
Race/ethnicity unknown
Non-resident alien

Data soucre: IPEDS colleges survery (Fall 2016)

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2015-2016 colleges survey) and Pennsylvania state board of nursing
Western Pennsylvania Hospital School of Nursing
4900 Friendship Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15224

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