Admissions

Photo of NUNM’s urban campus located in southwest Portland, just a short distance from downtown and the Willamette River, with a clear view of the Portland Aerial Tram connecting the city’s South Waterfront district and the main Oregon Health & Science University campus.

Connect With Us

Take advantage of the following services and get to know NUNM better!

Office of Admissions Hours:
Open Monday through Friday, 8 am – 5 pm, PST
Closed noon – 1 pm for lunch.

Call 503.552.1660 / Toll-free 877.669.8737
Text 503.917.3582
Email Us

Your call is important to us! Due to high call volume, we are answering calls in the order they are received. Please be sure to leave a voicemail with your name and contact information, and we will return your call as soon as possible, typically within 48 business hours. The NUNM community continues a hybrid work schedule, thus email is best for a faster response. Email us at admissions@nunm.edu.

Mailing Address
NUNM – Office of Admissions
49 South Porter Street
Portland, OR 97201
Fax: 503.499.0027

Campus Tours

Campus tours are held by appointment only Mondays from 2-3:30 p.m. and Thursdays from 9-10:30 a.m. All visits must be scheduled at least two weeks in advance to ensure quality time during a visit.

In addition to campus tours, our office provides the following opportunities for prospective students to experience our urban campus and interact with staff, faculty, and current students:

  • Q & A advising appointment with an admissions counselor (30 minutes)
  • Clinic case observation at the NUNM Health Center (2 hours)
  • Observe a class – experience what it’s like through the eyes of a student

Come see firsthand why NUNM is at the forefront of the changing healthcare landscape, all while experiencing the incredible NUNM community of students, faculty and staff. Find out where to stay here.

Schedule Your Visit

Please note:

  • All opportunities are by appointment only.
  • Certain activities will not be available during exams, finals week, and major holidays. 
  • Campus visitors are required to wear a surgical mask, N95, or KN95 mask (i.e., no cloth masks). Read our latest COVID-19 policies.

Schedule Your Visit

Talk with a Current NUNM Student or Faculty Member

  • Phone Q&A: 503.552.1660
  • Toll-free: 877.669.8737

Admissions Events

Events like Exploration Day and live Program Q&As provide a great overview of NUNM and all our degree programs. The Office of Admissions invites all prospective students to attend so you can learn more about the benefits of studying health and wellness in Portland, and the ways an education from NUNM will set you up for future success.

Explore Admissions Events

Chat with a Current Student

NUNM has over 500 current students on and off campus. Our students have dedicated themselves to education in natural medicine, Classical Chinese Medicine, nutrition, global health, research, and more. Our current students are extremely passionate about what they are learning and often talk with prospective students about what it’s like to attend NUNM. If you would like to visit with one of our students, please call the Office of Admissions for a referral.

Meet Us in Your City

Want to find out more about natural medicine programs but can’t come to us? Let us come to you! Our admissions team travels the country visiting graduate school fairs, local festivals, and more. View our travel schedule to find out when someone may be in your area. If you don’t see anything in your city, email or call one of the members of our admissions team.

Meet Your Admissions Team

Choosing the right natural medicine school can be daunting. That’s why our admissions counselors are here to help you every step of the way. We’ll answer all of your questions and provide the information you need to make the right decision for your future as a healthcare professional.