Vertical (Escrow) Credits

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Complete the Vertical Credit Application, attach an unofficial copy of your transcript, and send or take it to the Department of Nursing, 102 John L. Clarke Building, Rexburg, ID 83460-0620.

Escrow credit allows a block of credit to be granted for previous learning.

  • The Escrow credits are granted upon completion and posting of grades for of NURS 327 and NURS 400.
  • The 6 escrow credits are upper division, and will count towards your 30 upper division credits needed for graduation.
  • You must complete the Escrow Form, attach a copy of your unofficial transcript, and mail it to the Department of Nursing Office, BYU-Idaho, 102 Clarke Building, Rexburg, ID 83460-0620.
    • Make sure your Student ID Number and Full Name at the top of the Escrow Credit Application match your BYU-Idaho student record information.
    • It may also be faxed to (208) 496-4553 or e-mailed to
  • Escrow credits cost $15 for .5 to 3 credits and $5 for each additional credit. 
    • Total cost: $30; this will be charged to your student account.
  • Your Escrow credits will appear on your transcript as NURS 331.
  • Escrow credits cannot be used to qualify for Financial aid.