School of Nursing

Bachelor of Science with a major in Nursing

Five students standing tall and proud in front of an OHSU Portland campus building.
Earning your B.S. in nursing degree at OHSU might be easier than you think. With campuses across the state, Oregon’s future nurses belong at OHSU.

Why choose the OHSU Bachelor of Science with a major in Nursing program?

In the OHSU School of Nursing’s on-campus, 3-year bachelor program, you will find:

  • Five campuses across Oregon so that you can learn closer to home.
  • Top-quality clinical experiences in various settings across the state, including rural populations.
  • Education that will prepare you for the licensing exam. Our average first-try pass rate is above the national percentile.
  • Opportunities to further your education now or in the future through our graduate programs.


Explore the 3-year Bachelor of Science with a major in Nursing coursework via the program of study.

  1. A competent nurse bases personal and professional actions on a set of shared core nursing values.
  2. A competent nurse uses reflection, self-analysis and self-care to develop insight.
  3. A competent nurse engages in intentional learning.
  4. A competent nurse demonstrates leadership in nursing and health care.
  5. A competent nurse collaborates as part of a health care team.
  6. A competent nurse is able to practice within, utilize, and contribute to all health care systems.
  7. A competent nurse practices relationship-centered care.
  8. A competent nurse communicates effectively.
  9. A competent nurse makes sound clinical judgments.
  10. A competent nurse, locates, evaluates and uses the best available evidence.
Course Catalog

For all program specifics, Student Learning Outcomes and detailed school information, check out the School of Nursing Catalog/Student Handbook.

Quick facts

Start date: Fall 2024
Applications open: September 1
Campus locations: Ashland, Klamath Falls, La Grande, Monmouth or Portland
Program completion: 3 years (full-time)

Scholarships available

OHSU offers a variety of scholarships that can help fund your education.