Aim: The aim of this study was to determine the effects of the school climate on nursing senior students on the perception of metaphor for nursing. Method: Sample of the study was formed with volunteer students (n = 130) to participate in the study on the date of the data collection. In the evaluation of quantitative data, frequency, percentage, mean, independent sample t-test, and in the evaluation of qualitative data content analysis methods were used. The categories in which including the positive and negative metaphors in the study are constructed in five different ways (vital, object, struggle, abstraction, productivity). The primary metaphors are being been the mother, the angel, the medicine and the robot.When the metaphors were examined, a vital expression of vast majority has been seen as the nursing perception. Result: When the students' metaphor perceptions were compared with school climate scores, it was found that there was a significant relationship between them (t=2.259, p=.026). Metaphors have provided an indication of the produced individual perception on the nursing profession.Conclusion:Metaphors can be used as a powerful research tool to reveal to what extent students' school climate influences these metaphors.