School of Nursing

School of Nursing Admissions Values

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What to expect at the School of Nursing

Nursing is an exciting and challenging career that offers a variety of options. OHSU School of Nursing has 18 degree pathways at the undergraduate and graduate levels. 

At OHSU's School of Nursing, we value applicants who show:

  • Academic, professional, and/or leadership excellence that indicates a potential for success in the education program and in nursing practice, education and research. 
  • A vision, motivation and understanding of the nursing profession and the broad spectrum of nursing roles.   
  • Potential to enhance, broaden, and contribute a diverse perspective to the experiences of students and faculty in education, practice and research.

In conjunction with OHSU's definition of diversity, our Mission and Vision statements acknowledge the strong commitment of the nursing faculty and administration to create a diverse and inclusive student body in all programs and across all campuses.

Admissions Mission

To actively recruit and retain highly qualified and diverse students in all nursing programs and campuses. 

Admissions Vision

We envision a dynamic learning community made up of students and faculty with diverse perspectives and backgrounds in an academic environment that fosters the development of compassion, humanism, professionalism and cultural competence.

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