International Students

Perspective students

Education opportunities Visa information

Prospective students should review the immigration services page

For further questions please contact contact us

Living in Oregon

For information about housing, lifestyle, and American culture review the information on the Learning & Resources site

Partners, spouses, and children should also look over the information on the Partners and Families page

Portland campus

Marquam Hill campus

Portland is Oregon's largest city, with a population of 574,000 and is the core of the metropolitan area (2.2 million people). Portland is proud of its cultural attractions, restaurants, nightlife, and recreational opportunities. Nearby rivers and lakes invite swimming, boating and other water sports. Mountains and ocean beaches within an hour and a half drive attract campers, hikers, cyclists, skiers, and climbers.


Student orientation

New Student Orientation

When students arrive to campus, the orientation program will help them begin to explore services and co-curricular activities available at Oregon Health &Science University.

Learn more on the Student Life website

Student activities

For information about student life, new student orientation, student council, interest groups, and special student events and activities check out the Student Life page

Quick Links

Student Interest Groups

Student Events and Activities

Cultural Exchange Program

Student access

The Office for Student Access (OSA) determines and facilitates the implementation of reasonable accommodations to address documented disabilities;this may include academic adjustments, auxiliary aids and/or program modifications. Reasonable accommodations enable students with disabilities to have an equal opportunity to participate in an academic program or activity by providing alternative ways to accomplish the course requirements that eliminate or reduce disability-related barriers. 


Regional campuses

La Grande campus

This remarkable region is truly one of the west's last great wide-open spaces. Biking, hiking, skiing, fishing, snowmobiling, camping and sightseeing –Eastern Oregon has it all! Geographically speaking, eastern Oregon accounts for more than half of the state. You'll see snow-capped peaks, beautiful forests, churning rivers, rocky cliffs, sage-covered hills, fertile farmlands and friendly towns.

Check out more information about OHSU La Grande

Eastern Oregon University (EOU)

OHSU international students are welcome and encouraged to take part in all of the Eastern Oregon University services, activities, and events.  However, please contact OHSU for any immigration related questions.

International Student Services at EOU

EOU International Student Handbook 

Contact EOU

International Student Services 

Hoke 215 Eastern Oregon University La Grande, OR 97850-2899 


Phone: 541-962-3406 Fax: 541-962-3028 or call 1-800-544-2195


Ashland campus

The OHSU School of Nursing in Ashland is located on the Southern Oregon University campus, a nationally renowned liberal arts and science university located in the foothills of the Siskiyou mountains. With a population of 20,000, Ashland combines the relaxed and personal atmosphere of a small town with the cultural advantages of a larger city. Ashland is home of the award-winning Shakespeare Festival, art galleries, and a flourishing colony of writers and artists. Nearby national forests provide year-round recreation including camping, rafting, fishing, hiking, and skiing.

More information about the Ashland campus

Southern Oregon University (SOU)

OHSU international students are welcome and encouraged to take part in the Southern Oregon University services, activities, and events.  However, please contact OHSU for any immigration related questions.

International Student Services at SOU

Contact SOU

Office of International Programs 

Stevenson Union Room 322 1250 Siskiyou Blvd Ashland, OR 97520-5019 


Phone:(541) 552-6336

Fax:(541) 552-8195


Monmouth campus

The OHSU School of Nursing Monmouth Campus is located at Western Oregon University. WOU is 20 minutes from the state capital, Salem, and a little more than an hour from Portland for city life. We're a short drive from the Oregon coast, mountains and other scenic areas. Nature lovers and outdoor adventurers can travel in any direction to find their favorite spot, from the ski slopes of Mt. Hood to the Columbia River Gorge for wind-surfing or whale-watching in Depoe Bay. The Monmouth campus opened in Fall 2008, admitting an inaugural class of 27 for the first cohort that that graduated in Spring 2011. The entire 2nd floor of the Math and Nursing Building at Western Oregon University is dedicated to the OHSU Nursing Program. This space includes a classroom, large skills lab area, computer lab, simulation suite, faculty and administrative offices, student lockers, and student lounge. We are centrally located on campus, just steps away from the Werner University Center and across the street from the Hamersly Library.

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Klamath Falls campus

Located in the south central region of Oregon and bordering northern California, Klamath Falls sits on the southern shore of the Upper Klamath Lake, nestled in the Klamath Basin on the eastern slopes of the Cascade Mountains. Klamath Falls offers an outstanding array of natural and cultural wonders. Just 60 miles south of Crater Lake, and 70 miles north of Mt. Shasta, south central Oregon is unsurpassed for beauty and diversity of activities. The Klamath Falls Campus is housed on the beautiful Oregon Tech campus located in Klamath Falls, Oregon.

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Policies to note

Non-discrimination policy


Title IX notice of non-discrimination

Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 ("Title IX") protects individuals from discrimination and harassment on the basis of sex or gender in any educational program or activity operated by recipients of federal aid. OHSU, as a recipient of federal funds, complies with Title IX and 34 CFR Part 106 by prohibiting sex and gender discrimination and harassment, which includes sexual misconduct and sexual violence, in education programs, activities, employment, and admissions. Inquiries about Title IX compliance or sex/gender discrimination and harassment may be directed to the OHSU Title IX Coordinator: Laura Stadum.  Contact Laura Stadum, JD at 503-494-0258 or .  Learn more about Title IX.  Inquiries may also be directed to the U.S. Department of Education, Western Region Office for Civil Rights at 206-607-1600, .