- Transfer students will complete two applications: 1) application to Simpson University, 2)enrollment packet for nursing major. Students must first be admitted into the university before applying to the nursing major. Admission to the University does not ensure admission into the nursing major.
- Students currently enrolled at Simpson University at the time of application to the nursing major will be given priority in the committee review acceptance process.
- Courses specific to Simpson University’s liberal arts curriculum will be required for graduation. Students should be prepared to work closely with an academic advisor in order to complete all core curriculum and nursing major course requirements.
- Students transferring from another nursing program who have completed one or more semesters satisfactory will be evaluated by the Director of Admissions and the Dean of Nursing. Please work closely with the admissions staff to ensure all documentation is properly received in a timely manner and guidelines within the transfer policy are followed. In addition to the Simpson University application, the following documents must be submitted:
- Letter of intent requesting transfer
- Official college transcripts of all college work completed
- Official nursing course descriptions and course outlines for evaluation of nursing content
- Letter from your previous nursing director stating status and reason for leaving program
For RN-BSN students to earn a bachelor's degree at Simpson University, they must complete 84 semester credits of general education in addition to the 36 credits they receive in their major at Simpson. All transfer credits must have been earned at an accredited college with a minimum grade point average of 2.50*.
The following requirements must be met to be eligible for acceptance into the RN-BSN Track:
- Completion of at least 72 semester credits of general education
- Completion of a transferable course in English Composition
*Simpson University's criteria for admission are based on the university's desire and commitment for each student to find success in their academic endeavors. The success of our students is important to us. Therefore, applicants who do not meet standard admissions requirements may need to provide a success essay. Students below standard requirements will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis by the Admissions staff.