Last Updated on December 24, 2022
High School Requirements
All applicants should obtain application forms and materials from the Office of Admissions and Financial Aid, Alumni Hall, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15260 (412 -624-PITT). Early completion and return of forms to that same office will facilitate the admission process.
- Request information
- Additional Admission Information
- Advanced Placement (AP) /International Baccalaureate (IB) /A Levels Credit Guide
- Apply Online
All high school applicants must meet the requirements for admission to the University of Pittsburgh as well as those specifically for the School of Nursing. High school courses required of all applicants are:
|Science with a related laboratory or the equivalent (one unit must be in chemistry)||3|
* A unit is allowed for the successful completion of one year of work in an accepted course.
**Two units of foreign language as an elective are highly recommended. School of Nursing faculty recommends that students also consider taking any of the following elective courses if offered: Statistics, Anatomy and Physiology, Genetics, or any Computer Class.
The Office of Admissions & Financial Aid (OAFA) offers Open Houses for high school students. Many open house events include an Undergraduate Nursing Program (BSN) Information Session presented by School of Nursing faculty/staff. Questions: 412-624-7488
School of Nursing Information Sessions/Tours
BSN Information Session (for high school students)
Consistent with the University of Pittsburgh’s announcement during the COVID-19, the School of Nursing will be suspending onsite BSN Information Sessions & Tours until further notice.
Currently, all visits are being conducted virtually. When you register, please keep in mind that all sessions will be hosted online and can be accessed using your mobile device or a desktop.
The Office of Admissions & Financial Aid encourages you to start with a virtual presentation and take the virtual campus tour and then explore the other options that are available to you.
Each department offers a unique Virtual Academic Session. Refer to the registration menu for the next available Virtual School of Nursing BSN Information Session which is held every which is held every Friday from 3:00-3:30 p.m.