Congratulations on your acceptance to New York University's Rory Meyers College of Nursing! As an accelerated nursing student, there are a few important items to be aware of in addition to the critical instructions for incoming students. Please read the following carefully:

Transfer Credit

In order for you to complete the College of Nursing's 128 credit Baccalaureate Program in Nursing over a 15 month timeframe, we will transfer in a number of credits from your previous institution(s). Should you choose to attend the College of Nursing, the following credits will be reflected in your statement of transfer credit through Albert prior to the start of the first semester.

  • 44 general liberal arts credits from your baccalaureate degree
  • 20 credits from the following prerequisite courses:
    • Anatomy & Physiology (3 credits)
    • Chemistry (5 credits)*
      *If you fulfilled the chemistry prerequisite with a 4 credit course, one additional liberal arts credit will transfer from your baccalaureate degree to account for the differential.
    • Developmental Psychology (3 credits)
    • Microbiology (3 credits)
    • Nutrition (3 credits)
    • Statistics (3 credits)

Final Transcripts

For students with courses in progress at the time of application: Your admission to the College of Nursing is conditional upon successful completion of the prerequisite courses (C or higher) and/or your bachelor’s degree in progress at the time of application. Should you choose to take courses other than the courses listed on your application, please notify us at You are required to submit official transcripts to the Undergraduate Admissions Office immediately upon completion of the courses.

Health Clearance

As a student who will be starting clinical courses in your first semester, it is imperative that you complete the necessary health clearances before starting courses. In addition to the New York University Student Health Forms, which will be sent to you separately, you also need to complete the College of Nursing Health Clearance.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to reach out to the Office of Student Affairs and Admissions. We can be reached by email at: or by phone: 212-998-5317.