Advancing Nursing Science, Education and Practice

The University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing changes the face of nursing practice by preparing nurses to deliver the highest quality care—care that is guided by research, intellect, and passion.

An experience here is like no other. U.S. News & World Report ranks our graduate programs among the top 10 programs in the country, alongside accolades from other organizations. At Pitt Nursing, we shape the future.

Learn more about our research and clinical opportunitiesfaculty expertise, and world-class educational programs.

  • Click to Read the SELF-STUDY REPORT for the Accreditation of the BSN and MSN Programs – submitted by the University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing to the Commission of Collegiate Nursing Education [February 25, 2019]
  • Community of Interest asked to provide third-party comments to CCNE by 3/18/19
    The University of Pittsburgh, School of Nursing is undergoing an accreditation review by Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) for our undergraduate (traditional, second degree, RN-BSN) and our master’s programs (CNL, informatics, and, now closed to admissions at the MSN level, neonatal NP and nurse anesthesia. Our site visit is scheduled for April 8, 9, 10, 2019. CCNE is requesting comments from our community of interest. We hope you will support us in this important milestone.
    Our Self-Study report is available on our website
    All comments must be sent directly to CCNE and remain confidential; no one at the SoN will have access to them. Specific procedures to follow if you choose to comment include:

    • Only comments relevant to the CCNE standards will be considered. The standards can be found at: (

    • Your comments should reflect areas where you have direct experience with us.

    • All comments must be signed and dated. Anonymous comments will be disregarded.

    • Comments should be emailed to Please put “Pitt SoN/3rd Party Comment” in the subject line of your email.

    • Comments in hard copy should be sent to the attention of:
             Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
             Attn: Third-Party Comments
             655 K St., NW, Suite 750
             Washington, DC 20001

    • Comments must be received by March 18, 2019.