Colleges and Schools

Transfer Credits

When you apply, please submit official copies of your transcripts from all previous schools so that the North Park records evaluator can complete a transfer credit evaluation. This evaluation will tell you how many credit hours you receive from transferring as well as what course requirements they meet and what requirements you will need to fill with courses at North Park. You may be able to receive transfer credit for course that meet both Core Curriculum and some nursing program supporting course requirements.

Registered nurses (RNs) must complete a minimum of 30 semester hours through North Park University in order to earn a BSN degree, and you must have a total of at least 120 semester hours for graduation.

Typically, RN students completing their bachelor’s degree meet most of the course requirements by transferring up to 60 credits from previous undergraduate courses taken at accredited schools. These could be from a community college where you earned an associate’s degree, from a four-year school, or from a hospital-based nursing diploma.

Also, North Park will grant you 30 additional semester hours from your clinical coursework in your ADN program after successful completion of NURS 3210: Concepts of Professional Nursing.

Only courses with a grade of “C” or better will be accepted for transfer toward the nursing required supporting courses.

For information about courses selected at other institutions that are transferable to North Park to meet core curriculum requirements, please consult with Dr. Wanda Burns at or the records evaluator at