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.