If you have attended college before applying to Aquinas College, please follow these four steps to apply as a transfer student:
Applicants to the RN-to-BSN program, please also submit a completed RN-BSN Application (for new students only).
Current ASN students, please use RN-BSN Application for Current Students.
2. Request official transcripts by submitting a Transcript Release Form to all post-secondary institutions you have attended. If you have fewer than 30 credit hours of college-level work, you will also need to request official transcripts from your high school.
3. Immunization Records: Complete and submit Immunization Certificate at least one week prior to registration.
4. Application Fee: The $25 non-refundable application fee is payable through the PayPal. If using a different application method, please submit the $25 fee to:
Attn: Office of Admissions
4210 Harding Pike
Nashville, TN 37205
Successful transfer applicants must have a cumulative GPA of 2.3 on college coursework completed within the last 10 years. Coursework completed more than 10 years ago is excluded from the GPA calculation.
Please note: Students applying for Fall 2013 must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.4 on college coursework completed within the last 10 years.
Applicants who do not meet the minimum criteria may be considered for conditional admission pending assessment(s) and/or other conditions specified by the Admissions Committee. For more information, please consult your Admissions Counselor.
Any student who is admitted to the college on academic probation is required to complete successfully IDS 106 “College Learning in the Dominican Tradition,” in the first semester of attendance.
Transfer students whose college/university transcripts do not reflect credit in a minimum of remedial math or college-level English will be required to take assessments in math and/or English.
Transfer students who have completed ENG 112 (or equivalent) will be given an English essay assessment on ACCESS Advising & Registration day. Students who do not pass this writing assessment will be required to enroll in ENG 113. Students scoring a 21 or higher on the English section of the ACT are exempt from this writing assessment.
Transfer students who have completed fewer than 24 hours of college-level credit will be required to enroll in IDS 106 “College Learning in the Dominican Tradition” during the first semester of attendance.
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Aquinas College admits qualified students of any race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, age, or disability. This non-discrimination policy and practice extends to all education programs and activities conducted by Aquinas College.