Health Science Application Dates Have Changed

New Deadlines

Note: Some Health Science Application Deadlines have changed as follows:

  • Dental Hygiene: April 1st
  • Medical Laboratory Technology: June 1st, or until class is full
  • Respiratory Therapy: June 1st, or until class is full
  • Occupational Therapy Assistant: June 1st
  • Physical Therapist Assistant: April 1st
  • Bachelors to Masters Occupational Therapy: May 1st

Selective degrees require a few additional steps to become accepted and enrolled into your desired program. You may be accepted into Shawnee State University but not accepted into the selective program you indicate on your application, depending on the program’s admission requirements.

If you are interested in a selective program, follow these steps:

1. Apply for Admission

Apply for Admission

After you complete the application, we need a few more items from you.

2. Send your high school transcript or GED.

Talk to your high school guidance counselor to have your transcript sent to us by email (, by fax (740) 351-3111, or by mail to:

Office of Admission
Shawnee State University
940 Second Street
Portsmouth, Ohio 45662-4344

3. Send your ACT/SAT scores.

If you have a copy of your report, email it to us. Your high school counselor may also be able to include your ACT/SAT score on your transcript.

Office of Admission
Shawnee State University
940 Second Street
Portsmouth, Ohio 45662-4344

You may also contact ACT or College Board to have your scores officially sent to Shawnee State. If you listed Shawnee State at the time that you took your test, you’re good to go. We will receive your scores automatically.

4. Complete the selective application requirements for your program.

Click on your program below to download the necessary supplemental application and admission requirements.

Selective Degrees Application Requirements

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