Admission Requirements for BS Completion for RNs
Please fill out the online application.
Applicants to the BS completion program must hold a valid Illinois RN license.
Transfer Grade Point Average (GPA)
Candidates for the BS completion program must have achieved a cumulative transfer GPA of at least 2.75 out of 4.0 to be admitted in the major in nursing. North Park University will calculate this cumulative transfer GPA for coursework determined to be eligible for transfer according to the University's transfer credit policies.
Candidates must submit official transcripts from all higher education institutions attended, not just the most recent school attended nor just the school where a previous degree was conferred. Transcripts are only considered official when they are sealed and sent directly to North Park University from another school.
Copies and faxes are not considered official transcripts. Students need official copies of these documents on file at North Park in order to transfer any credits.
Applicants who have completed coursework outside of the U.S. must follow specific instructions for submitting transcript evaluation reports in lieu of original transcript documents.
Official transcripts should be submitted to:
Attn: Melinda Peterson
North Park University, Box 19
3225 W. Foster Avenue
Chicago, IL 60625
All candidates for the BS completion program (RN to BS) are granted permission to enroll as a student-at-large during their initial semester of coursework. Students are considered for admission decision into the major in nursing after successful completion of the concepts of professional nursing (NURS 3210) course. In addition, admission to the School of Nursing requires a cumulative GPA of at least 2.75 out of 4.0.