In order to help you plan what your education at Platt College might look like, click on any of the Colorado colleges or universities that you have attended below to compare how credit may transfer to Platt College. The Transfer Credit Guide Estimator Chart listed for each college or university below only serves as a reference guide regarding transfer credit acceptance at Platt College. The guide does no guarantee transferability-credits are not guaranteed transferred until officially received, reviewed, and accepted by the College Registrar according to Policy 02:14:00 Transfer Credit. Don't see the college or university you previously attended listed below? Don't worry-it doesn't mean you can't receive transfer credit; the colleges/universities below happen to serve as the most popular our student body transfers credit from each quarter.
Transfer credit may be granted for courses completed at accredited institutions of higher education approved by the US Department of Education. Decisions concerning transfer credit are based on (1) equivalence of course content and credit hours and level of instruction to that provided by Platt College and (2) appropriateness and applicability of credit to the student’s program at Platt College.
Students must be accepted into the BSN program at Platt College before transfer credit is evaluated. Official transcripts are evaluated and transfer credit is reviewed by the Registrar. Unofficial transcripts may be used for advising and course selection but are not acceptable for transfer of credit. As the Registrar reviews the official transcript, the student may be asked to provide the course description(s) from the catalog under which he/she was enrolled.
All transfer credit must be submitted for review during the first two quarters of the program. Courses that are not offered as part of the program requirement will not be accepted as transfer credit. Transfer credit submitted after a student’s completion of the first two quarters will not be reviewed nor will transfer credit be awarded. The student will be contacted in regards to the outcome of the transcript evaluation. There is a $50.00 transfer credit review submission fee and a $75.00 transcription fee per credit hour awarded.
The maximum transfer credit awarded cannot exceed 50% of the quarter credit hours of the total program requirement. The Vice President of Academic Affairs has the final decision on issuance of all transfer credit.
Quarter hours of credit toward graduation are awarded on the basis of these conditions, but grades or quality points are not awarded. The College policy for the granting of credit for previous training shall not impact the refund policy.
Foundational Liberal Arts Courses (General Education)
Only general education course grades of “C” or higher that are ten (10) years or less from the date of completion will be accepted for transfer credit from an accredited institution approved by the US Department of Education.
Foundational Science Courses (Cognates)
Cognate courses at Platt College are defined as courses offered in the science discipline. The purpose of cognate courses is to provide a student with more diverse perspectives in interdisciplinary fields. Cognate classes at Platt College include:
- BIOL 112, BIOL 206, BIOL 223, BIOL 224, BIOL 300
- CHEM 121
Only cognate course grades of “C” or higher that are ten (10) years or less from the date of completion will be accepted for transfer credit from an accredited institution approved by the US Department of Education.
Only nursing course grades of “B” or higher that are five (5) years or less from the date of completion will be accepted for transfer credit from an accredited institution approved by the US Department of Education.
Individuals receiving transfer credit for nursing (NSG) courses must successfully pass the corresponding ATI assessment(s) if applicable (see Policy 02:15:00 Pass to Progress). When applicable, the corresponding ATI must be taken prior to the quarter that course is offered in the standard course sequencing guide. ATI assessments are only available to enrolled students and will not be given during the nursing application process. The Registrar will notify the student regarding the ATI assessments that the student will be required to take based on his/her transfer credit evaluation. The Administrative Assistant for the School of Nursing will work with individuals to secure ATI IDs and passwords and determine the dates and times for the proctored assessments. As with Policy 02:15:00 Pass to Progress, individuals taking ATI assessments to secure transfer credit for nursing (NSG) courses will have two attempts to meet program benchmarks. If the student fails to meet the program benchmark on the second attempt, the student will be required to enroll in the respective nursing course(s) at Platt College. Students who successfully pass the ATI assessment will have credit for the corresponding course(s) held in their academic file and applied to their transcripts when the course is offered.