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StudentThank you for your interest in applying to the Oregon Health & Science University School of Nursing.To start the application process, please review the "Steps to Apply" page.

Application Deadline & Admission Decisions

  • Applications open each September and application deadlines can be found on our application deadlines page.  All materials must be submitted by the identified deadline.
  • The OHSU School of Nursing uses an independent organization that processes applications for OHSU called the Nursing Centralized Application Service (NCAS). 
  • Applicants will need to review their specified application instructions as well complete and submit all materials for the NCAS and supplemental application by the identified deadlines.
  • See the "Steps to Apply" page for more information. 

Essay Questions

If the program you are applying to requires an essay response, you will find the essay prompt here.

Supplemental Application

Complete the OHSU supplemental application for the program/campus to which you are applying.  

Waiver forms

7 year time limit waiver form

GRE waiver form

Statistics waiver form 

Background Check Disclosure

Notice: Per OHSU policy No. 03-10-011 all admitted students are required to pass a background check prior to enrolling at the institution.  Applicants are required to provide accurate and sufficient information related to their criminal history on the application and when necessary, authorize the conduct the background check. Failure to provide this information or knowingly providing false or misleading information is grounds for denying or revoking admission.

Read more about disclosing criminal history as part of the application process.

International applicant requirements

Anyone interested in applying to the OHSU School of Nursing should review all program details and prerequisites as part of preparing to submit an application. All applicants are required to complete the application process for the specific nursing program that they are interested in applying to. In addition, international students are required to provide an official TOEFL score (minimum scores are: 560 for the paper version, 220 for the computer version, or 83 for the internet version) along with all official academic transcripts that have been transcribed by WES or similar transcript service. Get specific details.