Application Information

The deadline for 2016 application materials, including letters of recommendation and the $70.00 application fee, is December 1st.

2016 Recruitment Dates:  February 29 & March 1, 2016

Please visit the OHSU School of Medicine Graduate Studies website to APPLY.

  • Three letters of recommendation are required. 

  • We are  able to accept secure digital transcripts (not applicable to foreign transcripts)  from the following: Avow, Scrip-Safe, National Clearinghouse, Docufide, and Michigan State.  If your institution does not use one of these services, please provide official paper copies of transcripts (in a sealed envelope directly from the institution).

  • Results of the Graduate Record Examination (Verbal, Quantitative, Analytical) are sent electonically.  OHSU's ETS institutional code is 4865. The Advanced Test in your undergraduate major is optional. Although the GRE is preferred, the MCAT may be substituted. We are accepting both new and old GRE formats. 

  • For applicants whose native language is not English, the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required.  OHSU's ETS institutional code is 4865.
  • Click HERE for International Student Information

Send official transcripts and additional materials to:

SOM Graduate Admissions, L102-GS
Oregon Health & Science University
3181 S.W. Sam Jackson Park Road
Portland, Oregon 97239-3098

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