Transfer Nursing Admission Requirements

Application Requirements

  • Application
  • Official college transcripts from all schools attended
  • Official test scores from one of the following exams: 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).
  • Documents can be submitted via:
         Fax:     914-654-5464
         Mail:     The College of New Rochelle, Office of Admission, 29 Castle Place, New Rochelle, NY 10805

Academic Requirements

  • Minimum 3.0 GPA on all college coursework
  • Minimum C+ on nursing pre-requisites
  • Minimum Test Scores:
    • TEAS Score Proficient: total grade of 72 (no section below 65)
    • HESI:  80 (on biology, reading comprehension, and math sections)
    • SAT:   1000 (EBR & 450 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
To review program informatin and required prerequisites, please visit BSN - Transfer Program >