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Transfer Student Application Process

Transfer students are evaluated on a student by student basis by the Blinn College Nursing Program Admission’s Committee.

Transfer students wishing to be admitted to the Blinn College Associate Degree Nursing program must complete the following steps in order to seek admission into our program.  It is recommended that students seeking admission to the Blinn College Associate Degree Nursing Program meet with an academic advisor. 

1. Obtain admission to Blinn College; follow instructions at http://www.blinn.edu/admissions

  • Admission to Blinn College does not guarantee admission to the nursing program
  • Students who have not been enrolled in Blinn College for the previous Spring or Fall semester must reapply to Blinn College.

2. Complete Prerequisite Courses with a “C” or better - Applicants to the Associate Degree Nursing are required to complete the following courses as prerequisites BEFORE applying for transfer into the nursing program:

  • MATH 1314 College Algebra or MATH 1324 Mathematics Analysis I
  • BIOL 1406 General Biology I – must be 4 credit hours with lab component
  • BIOL 2401 Anatomy & Physiology I – must be 4 credit hours with lab component, must have been completed within 5 years of application deadline.
  • BIOL 2402 Anatomy & Physiology II - must be 4 credit hours with lab component, must have been completed within 5 years of application deadline.
  • BIOL 2421 Microbiology - must be 4 credit hours with lab component, must have been completed within 5 years of application deadline.
  • PSYC 2314 Lifespan Growth and Development
  • ENGL 1301 or 1302 Composition & Rhetoric
  • Social/Behavioral Science elective (Psychology, Sociology, History, Political Science, Economics, Anthropology)
  • Humanities/Fine Arts Elective (Literature, Art, Philosophy, Drama, Music, Language – must be at least 3 credit hours

3. Submit Blinn College Associate Degree Nursing Program Student Transfer Application Packet (Must request packet from ADN office).  Application Packet will include the following:

  • Student Transfer Application
  • Request for Transfer (From another nursing program)
  • Letter of Reference Form from Director/Dean of Nursing
  • Letter of Reference Form from Clinical Instructor
  • Official Transcripts from all colleges/universities
  • Course syllabus from all nursing courses

Applicants who are accepted to the nursing program will need to complete the following items by due date established by ADN Program:   Physical Exam, Criminal Background Check, Drug Screen, CPR Class, and proof of current immunizations.  More information will be provided to the student upon acceptance into the program regarding these items.

Note: Admission criteria are subject to change.  It is the student’s responsibility to remain current with admission requirements. 

Note: Due to limited number of faculty and clinical spaces not all transfers will be accepted.  Transfers will be accepted on a space available provision.

Non-Discrimination Statement & American with Disabilities Act (ADA)
The Associate Degree Nursing Program of Blinn College is non-discriminatory in regards to race, religion, color, sex, age, disability, and national origin or any other constitutionally or statutorily impermissible reason. Blinn College would like to help students with disabilities achieve their highest potential in college. In order to receive accommodations on examinations or assignments, proper documentation must first be provided to the Office of Disability Services located in the Center for Student Development on the Bryan Campus. You must then self-identify and conference with the ADA Office to begin receiving accommodations in class. This documentation from the ADA Office must be provided each semester to each instructor. However, in order to meet Program objectives and perform job duties required in the nursing profession, the student nurse must demonstrate basic competencies.