Transfer Students

Most Frequently Asked Questions

1. Can I transfer all of my courses into Campbell University?

The admissions counselor and the Registrar’s office will work with you to determine which courses will transfer. You will then complete the pre-requisites and apply to the BSN program. The BSGS pre-nursing courses provide a foundation of knowledge in the arts and sciences and satisfies the General College Curriculum (GCC) courses.

Transfer students may meet these requirements via Registrar approved transfer courses from NC Community Colleges and/Universities. View the North Carolina Community College Course Equivalences to Campbell University.

2. How can I get a nurse faculty advisor to review my transcript?

Faculty and staff of the Catherine W. Wood School of Nursing do not review transcripts. Submit all transcripts verifying course work to the Registrar. For additional information, contact the Admissions Office. Campbell University will accept semester hours only from all transfer work. Campbell University accepts course content only for “D” grades; consequently, a student will not earn hours toward graduation for “D” work completed at another college or university. The student’s grade point average (GPA) is determined by the work completed only at Campbell University.

3. I have completed all of the BSN pre-requisite and general education courses at other universities and colleges. Can I apply directly to the BSN program?

All Campbell University (CU) applicants with intent to enter the BSN program must first be accepted to Campbell University within an undergraduate program, preferably the BSGS pre-nursing program. 

BSN transfer applicants must clear the undergraduate admissions process, including having all transcripts on file and meet with the nursing advisor for prerequisite review PRIOR TO the start of the BSN application cycle in January of each year.

There are additional General College Curriculum (GCC) required prerequisites specific to Campbell University.  These courses may include CHRS 125 (Intro to Christianity) and CUC 200 (Connections). Completion of these prerequisites prior to matriculation into the BSN program is preferred.  Options for completion of these specific Campbell prerequisite courses concurrently with the BSN courses may be available for transfer students.  All other prerequisite courses must be completed by the end of spring semester of the BSN application year.

4. When and how do I make an appointment with a nursing advisor?

To schedule an appointment with a nursing program advisor, call 910-814-4711 or send an email to

5. When can I apply to the BSN program?

The BSN application process will commence each year in January. Pre-requisites must be completed by the end of the spring semester of the BSN application year.

All BSN applicants must meet with the pre-professional office at Campbell prior to applying to the BSN program.

In addition, all BSGS pre-nursing students should attend a Pre-Application Advising Session (CURN2B Workshop) sponsored by the nursing program faculty and staff prior to submitting an application. Virtual meeting options may be available. 

6. What are the requirements for admission into the BSN program?

The preferred minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) is a 3.0 on a 4.0 scale with the minimum for admission being a 2.80. The preferred minimum science GPA is a 3.0 on a 4.0 scale with the minimum for admission being a 2.75. The admissions committee will evaluate each applicant’s academic performance, essay, special skills and abilities that enhance the nursing profession. There are 50 available seats in the BSN program; therefore, a student must be diligent in making academics a priority. The Catherine W. Wood School of Nursing requires that the student achieve a minimum of C in all pre-requisite courses. After admission, a student must maintain a grade of “C” or better to graduate from the BSN program. For more information, please review our admissions requirement page.

7. What are my options if I am not accepted into the BSN program?

BSGS pre-nursing students can continue within the BS General Science degree by completing the remaining degree requirements or choose an alternate degree option available at Campbell University.  There are options in health sciences, as well as in fields of education, law, divinity, fine arts, business, and more. Please explore our website to get more information about the programs offered at Campbell University.

8. Who is my pre-nursing advisor?

All BSGS pre-nursing students are advised through the CPHS Pre-Professional Office. Advising staff will work with you to create course schedules, answer questions and explain policies/procedures. Your Pre-Nursing Advisor will also discuss your goals and your personal timeline for completion of the program. 

The Pre-Professional Office is conveniently located on the main campus and is open Monday- Friday 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. unless otherwise noted.  You can contact the Pre-Professional office by phone: 910-814-4711 or email:

9. I am a veteran. Where can I get information about my education benefits and the required courses?

Campbell University is a military friendly institution. Contact the Campbell University Veteran’s Affairs Office at 910.893.1294 for information reference education benefits. View general information about services for veterans.



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