BSN - Transfer Program

The College of New Rochelle accepts BSN Transfer students in the Fall and Spring semesters.  Students can transfer in as “clinical ready” if they have completed the pre-requisites at another college, or “non-clinical ready” and complete the pre-requisites at CNR.

  • The Pre-Requisites are as follows:
    • A&P I & Lab (3.5 credits)
    • A&P II & Lab (3.5 credits)
    • Microbiology & Lab (3 credits)
    • General Chem & Lab (4 credits)
    • Bio Concepts (3 credits)
    • Nutrition (2 credits)
    • General Psychology (3 credits)
    • Developmental Psychology  (3 credits)
    • Sociology (3 credits)
    • English I (3 credits)
    • English II (3 credits)
    • Algebra (3 credits)
    For specific questions about pre-requisites, please contact The Office of Admissions

    Transfer Nursing Admission Requirements

    • Official college transcripts from all schools attended
    • Official test scores: TEAS, HESI, SAT or ACT
    • Personal Statement discussing “Why I wish to be a nurse and study at The College of New Rochelle”
    • Letters of Recommendation (optional)

    Academic Requirements

    • Minimum 3.0 GPA on all college coursework
    • Minimum C+ on nursing pre-requisites
    • Minimum Test Scores:
      • TEAS: total grade of 72 (no section below 65)
      • HESI:   80 (on biology, reading comprehension, and math sections)
      • SAT: 1000 (EBR & Math on New SAT)
      • ACT:  19 composite

      Transfer Credit Policy

      • All required liberal arts and sciences courses must be a C+ or better
      • All elective courses must be a C- or better
      • All nursing courses must be taken at CNR
      • CLEP credits are allowed with a maximum of 15 credits with a passing grade of a 50.
      • If transferring credits from an international college or university, the transcript must be evaluated by World Education Services or any U.S.-accredited evaluator of international credit.

      At The College of New Rochelle nursing students in all programs are assigned to clinical rotations at some of the leading clinical agencies in the world. While students may have some opportunities to request available clinical sites during their 5 semesters of study, specific days, times, and locations cannot be guaranteed. Clinical rotations are scheduled Monday through Saturday with available clinical faculty. At present, there are no Sunday clinicals.