Summer Program for Buffalo Public High School Students

Nursing students with University mascot.

Experience what it takes to be a nurse!

The University at Buffalo School of Nursing is hosting an extraordinary opportunity for Buffalo Public high school students from grades 9 through 11 to explore career opportunities in the nursing field. This half day program will include interactive learning and preparation for motivated high school students to expand their knowledge of the field of nursing.

About Our Nursing Summer Program

New in 2022 the University at Buffalo’s School of Nursing (SON) Summer Program is a unique program that brings high school students from Buffalo Public Schools onto campus to experience a wide range of learning experiences. These include:

  • Lab simulation
  • Panel of nurses in various steps of their career
  • Pathway to becoming a nurse
  • Skills planning
  • Meet with undergraduate admissions advisors
  • Mentor session
  • MUCH MORE!  (Agenda will be posted at a later time.)

2022 Program Date and Time

Box lunch and snacks provided!

Eligibility and Application

Admission is competitive and is based on the following criteria: 
  • Open to Buffalo Public School students only (30 seats available)
  • Must have a strong interest in math and science, the health sciences or nursing
  • Essay (content to be determined)
  • One letter of recommendation (from anyone who can attest to your interest in health science field)
  • List of extracurricular activities, honors and awards
  • Transcript reflecting B- letter grade (83-86%) or better


Our 2022 application will open in March 2022

Complete and submit your application by May 1, 2022. You will be notified around June 1, 2022.  You will be required to hold your seat by June 15.

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