Transfer Student Admission

Undergraduate Students

Overall requirements

Transfer admission to the Nursing major requires minimum 30 credit hours, a minimum 2.750 overall GPA in all coursework and a minimum 2.750 GPA in the required sciences—BSCI 21010, BSCI 21020, BSCI 20021, BSCI 30171 and CHEM 10050, CHEM 10055 or CHEM 10060—including a minimum C grade in each course.

Transfer students who have successfully completed minimum 12 credit hours at Kent State University will be evaluated on their Kent State overall GPA only along with the previously described admission criteria.

Apply as a transfer student

Additional Requirements for students who have completed lab or clinical courses

Transfer students from another accredited BSN program who have completed at least one laboratory or clinical course must complete a transfer application for the nursing program after being admitted to Kent State University as a transfer student. They must have achieved the following for admission:

  • Minimum 3.200 overall GPA in all college-level coursework
  • Minimum 2.75 GPA for the required (or equivalent) science courses in Kent State's B.S.N. degree
  • Minimum C grade on the first attempt in all nursing courses in the current nursing curriculum
  • Good academic standing at current college or university

Effective spring 2020, students who have failed out of another nursing program are not eligible for admission the four-year Bachelor of Science in Nursing program.

Review the full university policy on undergraduate transfer admission

Graduate Students

Please contact the Office of Student Services at 330-672-7911 or gradnurse@kent.edu to discuss transfer options.