Students transferring from another college must submit an application for admission.
There are three ways to apply to Virginia Western:
You may also download the Application for In-State Tuition in PDF format.
In addition, transfer students should have official transcripts from all colleges previously attended submitted directly to the Admissions Office at the address above.
Please note that students who have attended another Virginia community college do not need to submit an official transcript from the community college when applying to Virginia Western.
Transfer students who are ineligible to return to a college previously attended will generally not be eligible to enroll at Virginia Western until at least one semester has elapsed. Special conditions will be imposed as deemed appropriate by the college.
Students must initiate a formal request to have transcripts from other institutions evaluated for credit. A Request for Transcript Evaluation form (PDF) can be submitted to the Admissions Office. Only official transcripts will be evaluated.
Placement testing is required of:
Placement tests are given in the college's Testing Center and no appointment is necessary. Refer to the Testing Center web site for hours of operation.
For more information and practice questions, see our Placement Testing page.
New Student Advisors are available in Chapman Hall Rm 105 to help individuals on a first-come, first-served basis.
New students are highly encouraged to see a New Student Advisor in the Advising Center while currently enrolled students should see their Faculty or Program Advisor.
For more information on advising and registration, please see the Advising & Retention web site.
It is important to select a program of study early if you intend to graduate from Virginia Western. In addition, all financial aid recipients are required to be placed in a curriculum to receive aid.
New Student Advisors are available to assist you in Chapman Hall Rm 105.
The Bookstore is located on South Campus in Craig Hall, at the entrance of Duncan Hall. You can also purchase your books online through the Bookstore web site.
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