Oregon Health & Science University BSN


Basic Information: Oregon Health and Science University is located in Portland, Oregon. This program is set up for the entry-level freshman wishing to gain their BSN or transfer students who have completed their general education requirements.  A list of information sessions can be found here

Must Dos: Students must apply to Oregon Health and Science University and to the College of Nursing.

Program Length: Three years total. Students must complete 45 credit hours of prerequisite courses prior to being admitted to the BSN program.

Nursing Prerequisites: Nursing courses include Anatomy & Physiology I/II/III, Nutrition, Microbiology, Genetics, and Statistics.  The average prerequisite GPA was 3.89 in 2012.  Students must have at least a 3.0 prerequisite GPA as well as a grade of C- or better in all prerequisite classes.

Prior Classwork Information: Students must have at least a 3.0 cumulative GPA.

Application Information: There is a $45 non-refundable application fee.  Applications open in September and close in February each year. Applicants will receive a decision letter in June.  The application for the College of Nursing can be found here.   Students must also participate in an interview as part of the application process.  Dates for these interviews can be found here.  The application information for Oregon Health and Science University can be found here.  

Admission Tests:  If you are an international student, you must take the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) exam. 

Tuition: Tuition information can be found here

Financial Aid/Scholarships: Financial aid information can be found here.  Scholarship information can be found here

Updated: July 2018.