This information is for students without a baccalaureate degree who are currently enrolled at a college or university other than Robert Morris University and are interested in transferring into RMU's nursing program. Students already holding a baccalaureate degree in another field should see information for Second Degree Track applicants.
Admission to the RMU nursing program is competitive. The program requires 127 credits for graduation. Most nursing courses are offered in the fall and spring terms only.
All transfer applicants must have a QPA of at least 3.0 and successfully completed a general chemistry course with lab at either the high school or college level as part of the application process, a nursing essay and two professional references are required. All applications will be reviewed and decisions will be made based on the student's academic success and available space in the program.
Transfer applicants must submit the RMU admissions application and official transcripts from each institution previously attended to the Office of Enrollment Services. Transfer applicants having fewer than 30 academic credits must submit an official copy of their high school transcript and SAT/ACT test results. All claims for transfer credit must be indicated at the time of admission.
Interested students should contact the nursing advisor for guidance in proceeding through the application process. Please call to schedule an appointment.
To receive transfer credit for previous college courses:
- Submit official transcripts of courses taken at other accredited colleges or universities
- Provide course descriptions or outlines to the RMU Department of Nursing if requested
- Course grade must be a "C" or better to receive transfer credit
- Science courses must have been taken within the last eight years