Applicants must submit the following in order to be reviewed for full admission into the Graduate School:
- An online graduate nursing application or a paper application. Application deadlines are here.
- Official transcripts for ALL previous college and/or university work. Please note: Transcripts must be sent directly to The Graduate School from the post-secondary institution or mailed by student in an unopened envelope from the issuing institution. In both instances, the transcript should come in a letterhead envelope.
- Your Ohio RN license number (be sure to enter it in the designated spot on the application form). The license number will be verified on the Ohio Board of Nursing (OBN) website and a copy of license verification will be added to file.
- Two completed Recommendation Forms (PDF) (preferably one from a nursing supervisor and one from faculty if you have been in school in the last 5 years).
- Professional resume
Optional but strongly encouraged: Schedule an appointment with the Nursing Admissions Advisor. 614-823-3272.
For additional information and a full description of admission standards and criteria, please refer to the Graduate Course Catalog
All admission materials must be submitted to: The Graduate School, Otterbein University, 1 S. Grove St., Westerville, OH 43081.