About the college

Message from the Dean

The health of the American people is in crisis. This is the first time in our history that our children are predicted to have a shorter lifespan than their parents. Seventy-five percent of our youth are not fit to serve our country. Approximately one out of four children, adolescents and adults has a mental health problem, yet less than 25% receive any treatment.
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Our vision, mission, core goals, and core values

The Ohio State University College of Nursing is the world’s preeminent college known for accomplishing what is considered impossible through its transformational leadership and innovation in nursing and health, evidence-based practice and unsurpassed wellness.
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Buckeye Wellness

History of the college

The College of Nursing is celebrating its centennial anniversary in 2014. See how it has educated and prepared nurses for almost 100 years, growing from a small diploma program to a leading research and practice institution.
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By the numbers

A statistical snapshot of the college's enrollment, degrees offered, faculty and staff, and budget.
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Outreach and engagement


Global Health Initiative

Sigma Theta Tau

Accreditation and recognition

Employment opportunities

The Ohio State University College of Nursing Employment Opportunities
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Technology Learning Complex


The Ohio State University College of Nursing provides a comprehensive set of technology tools aligned and support to support innovative and transformational education, research and evidence-based clinical practice.
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Ohio State Total Health & Wellness

Precepting for the College of Nursing

Precepting can be both challenging and rewarding as students will challenge you to provide the best evidence for the care you are providing and ask insightful questions. Students serve as a fresh set of eyes and new perspectives to our practice.
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