Transfer Credit for BSN Track

Transfer of credit for General Education Coursework
Transfer credit may be granted for coursework completed at another college or university under the following conditions: 

  • The student must have earned a minimum grade of C (2.0 on a 4.0 scale) for the course to be transferred.
  • The college or university from which the course was transferred must be accredited by agencies recognized by Saint Luke’s College.
  • Transfer credit for natural science courses is generally granted only for courses less than ten years old and must not be repeated more than one time. Natural science courses older than ten years may be evaluated on an individual basis. This does not apply to an applicant who is currently engaged as a professional RN.
  • In order to receive a degree from Saint Luke’s College, transfer students must earn a minimum of 30 credits from Saint Luke’s College (residency requirement).
  • A maximum of six semester hours of “Pass” or “Credit” will be accepted for general education coursework completed at an accredited college.
  • Credit for courses completed for “Pass” will be granted for any general education requirement if verification that the grade would have been C or better is provided.
  • Credit for courses completed for “Pass” without verification of C or better grade will be granted for the following courses: history, government or economics; social/behavioral science or mathematics electives; humanities electives.
  • General education coursework taken for “Credit” will be accepted under the same provisions as “Pass.” 

Advanced Placement (AP) Credit
Saint Luke’s will grant credit for College Board Advanced Placement Examinations that are applicable to certain general education courses required for the Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree. Examinations must not be older than 10 years. 

College Level Examination Program (CLEP)
CLEP credit will be granted only in the areas of selected subject examinations and applicable to certain general education courses required for the Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree. Examinations must not be older than 10 years.

Transfer Policies for Nursing Coursework
Transfer credit may be granted for nursing coursework completed at another college or university under the following conditions: 

  • The transfer course must meet a requirement in the Saint Luke’s College nursing curriculum. Transfer credit will be determined after the applicant has been accepted into Saint Luke’s College.
  • Transfer credit cannot be awarded during the final 30 hours of nursing coursework at Saint Luke’s College.
  • The student must have earned a minimum grade of C (2.0 on a 4.0 scale) for the course to be transferred. The college or university from which the course was transferred must be accredited by agencies recognized by Saint Luke’s College. Transfer credit is generally granted only for courses not more than two years old. Courses older than two years may be evaluated on an individual basis. 
Transferring Credit
Transferability of credits from SLCHS to other institutions would be at the discretion of the receiving institution.
Mail all documents to:
Saint Luke’s College of Health Sciences
Admissions Office
624 Westport Road
Kansas City, MO 64111

Saint Luke's College Policy Number AP-058