Universities at Shady Grove

University of Maryland School of Nursing students in the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program, RN-to-BSN option, and Family Nurse Practitioner specialty* have the ability to attend courses and complete the entire program at the Universities at Shady Grove (USG) in Rockville, Md.

USG is a collaboration of nine, public degree-granting institutions that brings some of the top programs from across the state to one convenient facility in Montgomery County. USG is designed for students who are professionally focused; who want to fast track their degree. Everything about USG is aimed at helping students complete their degree and start their career.

The Shady Grove location offers:

  • Identical curriculum, course progression, graduation requirements to those at the Baltimore location
  • Highly accomplished, diverse, student-centered faculty
  • Small faculty to student ratio
  • Motivated students
  • Individually tailored academic support
  • Interprofessional interaction with students from eight other University System of Maryland schools
  • Myriad clinical opportunities in the Baltimore and Washington, D.C. region
  • State-of-the-art classrooms, labs, and student facilities
  • Suburban campus
  • Convenient covered and uncovered parking

Want to get to know the Universities at Shady Grove a little better? Read the student blog, Around the Grove. 

When you apply to a program offered at both locations, be sure to check the box indicating that you are interested in attending the program at the Universities at Shady Grove.

Learn more about our programs at Shady Grove.

*Pending approval by the Maryland Higher Education Commission