Prospective Students

Welcome to OHSU

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Oregon Health & Science University offers an outstanding opportunity for graduate studies in the biomedical sciences. Over the last decade there has been a tremendous expansion of research programs at OHSU. OHSU has grown into a world-class teaching hospital and research center that draws in students, scientists and patients from across the country and around the world. At the same time, we retain our strong commitment to serving our local community.

The following information will be useful in deciding whether OHSU is right for you.  Beyond finding the perfect academic program, you should also look at all of the other resources and opportunities OHSU and the city of Portland have to offer.  Keeping up-to-date with us via social media resources and reading our Student Speak blogs are a great way to get a glimpse as to what life is like for current students.   

Resources for Prospective Students




 The OHSU Graduate Programs Equity Summer Research Program offers a paid stipend and an exciting opportunity to spend 8 to 10 weeks working with faculty and graduate students in a research setting. Eligible applicants are students who have experienced social or economic disadvantages and would like gain hands on experience working in a research lab with a mentor. Learn more