Guaranteed Admission: Transferring From Ivy Tech

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Complete Your RN-to-BSN Faster and for Less

Purdue University Northwest (PNW) has partnered with Ivy Tech Community College to assist in transferring students to PNW to complete their nursing education. Guaranteed Admission Agreements offer Ivy Tech Community College students, who complete all required coursework, the opportunity to have direct admission into the RN-to-BSN nursing program at PNW.

Why Purdue University Northwest?

You’ve started your nursing career at Ivy Tech. Now accelerate it. Build upon your next nursing credential seamlessly with the help of an Enrollment Specialist. 


If you’ve completed an associate’s degree in nursing from Ivy Tech, you have the opportunity for direct admission into the RN-to-BSN program at PNW.*

Flexible, High-Quality RN-to-BSN

Internationally recognized and 100% online, PNW offers a flexible RN-to-BSN program led by strong support from faculty dedicated to your success.


Guaranteed Admission allows you to carry over prior credits while minimizing the cost to you, ensuring you complete your degree faster and for less.

Accredited by ACEN

Purdue Northwest’s online MSN and BSN are accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. (ACEN), 3390 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 1400, Atlanta, GA 30326; Phone: 404-975-5000.

What Are the Requirements for Guaranteed Admission?

View Guaranteed Admission Requirements:

  • Completion of an associate’s degree in nursing at Ivy Tech Community College
  • A cumulative grade point average of 2.30 or higher in the specified associate’s degree at Ivy Tech Community College
  • Students who are admitted under this Guaranteed Admission initiative will be awarded no less than 60 semester hours of transfer credit toward their bachelor’s degree. This provision does not apply if students change their major at the bachelor’s level to something other than accounting, business information systems, finance, hospitality and tourism management, human resource management, management, marketing, civil engineering, computer engineering, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, nursing, construction engineering and management technology, English, Spanish, history, political science, philosophy, liberal studies, psychology, education, social work and criminal justice
  • Transfer courses do not count in a student’s grade point average at PNW
  • Once enrolled, students will be subject to all PNW academic policies

For more information or to see how your credits will transfer, visit PNW’s Ivy Tech transfer resources.

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Take the next step in advancing your nursing career.

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View Notes and Conditions

*Students who complete an associate’s degree at Ivy Tech and then apply for admission into PNW in another program area not listed in this document are not covered by the Guaranteed Admission Agreement but may be admitted on an individual basis.

†Program includes a capstone experience that must be completed in a real-world health care environment.