Transferring to Bastyr
- Transfer into a Graduate Degree
- Transfer into an Undergraduate Degree
- Transfer Rights & Responsibilities
- Cascadia-Bastyr Blended Enrollment Program
- ACE Alternative Credit Project
Transferring Graduate Credits
Bastyr University accepts graduate transfer credits earned at accredited colleges and universities. If you have completed a professional program such as chiropractic, allopathic or osteopathic medicine, you may be eligible for advanced standing. Additionally, if you have attended but not graduated from similar graduate or professional programs, such as acupuncture and Oriental medicine, you may be eligible to transfer your credits. Naturopathic Medicine applicants seeking transfer credit will be required to pay a $150 transfer evaluation fee, Acupuncture and East Asian Medicine, and Midwifery applicants will be required to pay a $100 transfer evaluation fee. Please see the Transfer into a Graduate Degree page for detailed information and policies.
Transferring Undergraduate Credits
Because Bastyr University is an upper-division institution, all undergraduates are transfer students who have completed undergraduate coursework elsewhere. The University accepts undergraduate transfer credits earned at any regionally accredited college or university as long as the courses are similar in content and taught at the same level as courses at Bastyr University.
You may transfer a maximum of 135 quarter credits or 90 semester credits toward an undergraduate degree at the University. You must have at least a 2.25 cumulative grade point average, with a grade of C (2.0) or better in all required courses. Please see the Transfer into an Undergraduate Degree page for detailed information and policies.
Cascadia Blended Enrollment Program
This unique program provides students with the most direct route to an accredited bachelor’s degree in the health sciences. Students start at Cascadia College, where they earn an Associate of Integrated Studies Degree. Students then graduate from Bastyr with a Bachelor of Science degree in one of seven majors in the natural health sciences.
ACE Alternative Credit Project
The ACE Alternative Credit Project is an initiative to help nontraditional learners gain college degrees and credentials. ACE will allow you to apply up to 45 lower-division General Education credits toward any of Bastyr’s seven accredited undergraduate degree programs, and two undergraduate entry graduate programs.