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UPMC St. Margaret School of Nursing Student Outcomes

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NCLEX-RN Exam Results

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
2019-2020 82.86%
2018-2019 90.00%
2017-2018 90.91%
As reported by the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing (annual report period October 1 to September 30)

Completion Rates

Program outcome: Program completion rate will be at or above 60% (percent of students completing within 150% of program length.)
Class Year   Completion Rate
2020-2021 62%
2019-2020 59%
2018-2019 54%
Annual class year includes graduating classes from October 1 to September 30

Job Placement Rate

Program outcome: Employment rates for graduates at 6-months post-graduation are at or above 80%.
Class Year   Placement Rate
2019-2020 100%
2018-2019 100%
2017-2018 95%
Annual class year includes graduating classes from October 1 to September 30


"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."

IPEDS Retention and Graduation Rates

Retention and Graduation Rates at UPMC St. Margaret School of Nursing

Student Learning Outcomes