Transfer Students to the Nursing Program | Kent State University

Transfer Students

Undergraduate Students

If you were previously enrolled in a Bachelor of Science in Nursing program and you have attended clinical courses, you will need to complete a transfer application. This application is reviewed by a faculty committee to determine admissions, course transferability, etc. You must also meet all of the following criteria for consideration:

  • Applicant cannot have been dismissed from another nursing program
  • Applicant must be making the appeal within two years of leaving a program.
  • Applicant cannot have failed a nursing course (based on prior college’s guidelines for failure).
  • Applicant must complete 30 credit hours of nursing coursework at Kent State University to satisfy the University’s residency requirement.
  • Applicant must have a 3.2 cumulative GPA and a 2.75 prerequisite science GPA to be reviewed.

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.