Frequently Asked Questions

A: We are located in the western suburbs of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, on the Heritage Valley Kennedy Campus, formerly Ohio Valley Hospital, in the W. Laird Davis Center of Learning. Our address is 25 Heckel Road, Kennedy Township, PA, 15136. If you would like to see a map highlight the hospital location, please visit our Contact Us page.

A: Our school has a long and storied history, starting at the turn of the 20th century! We have successfully welcomed graduating registered nurses through our hallowed halls for nearly 120 years.

A: You may visit our Application section for a PDF application. There is a non-refundable deposit that you must pay. Additional paperwork includes submission of official transcripts (high school or GED, and college, if applicable) and Disclosure form.

A: You are awarded an RN Diploma which makes you eligible to sit for the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing NCLEX exam.

A: We offer a full-time, daylight program. We do not offer a part-time study.

A: Yes, the Heritage Valley Health System School of Nursing offers Full Tuition scholarships, VA Educational Benefits and also accepts federal and state funding, (if eligible), after completion of the FAFSA. The School’s Financial Aid Advisor also provides assistance with Federal Direct Loan and alternative (private) loan borrowing.

A: Yes, Heritage Valley Health System Human Resources recruitment team members are always available as a resource to help our students. Whether it be for current employment options while in school, or to find that first nursing position after graduation. We offer resume-writing reviews, mock interviews, employment information sessions and on-site hiring events for our students as they start their nursing career.

A: Obtain and complete the attached form for a copy of your Heritage Valley Health System (or prior Heritage Valley Kennedy or Ohio Valley Hospital) School of Nursing Transcript.

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