Apr 14, 2024  
2024-2025 Catalog 
2024-2025 Catalog


Guaranteed Admissions Agreements

Through system agreements, students who graduate from one of Virginia’s 23 community colleges with an associate degree and a minimum grade point average may obtain GUARANTEED admission to more than 30 of the Commonwealth’s colleges and universities. Please see the list below for copies of the current agreements:

Bluefield College (Nursing); Christopher Newport University; ECPI University (Nursing); Emory & Henry College; Ferrum College; George Mason University; George Washington University (Nursing); Hollins University; Liberty University; Longwood University; Mary Baldwin University (Nursing); Norfolk State University; Old Dominion University; Radford University; Randolph College; Randolph-Macon College; Regent University; Regis University; Shenandoah University; Saint Leo University; Strayer University; Sweet Briar College; University of Lynchburg (Nursing); University of Mary Washington; University of Virginia’s College at Wise; University of Virginia (Nursing; Interdisciplinary Studies; Engineering); Virginia Commonwealth University (Nursing; Engineering); Virginia State University; Virginia Tech (Agriculture and Life Sciences; Engineering); Virginia Union University; Virginia Wesleyan University; Western Governors University; William and Mary

This list of colleges and universities is subject to change as new Guaranteed Admissions Agreements are negotiated.  For a comprehensive list of schools and their admissions requirements please refer to https://www.vccs.edu/transfer-programs/#statewidetransfer-agreements

P&HCC also works in conjunction with New College Institute located in Martinsville, Virginia to offer opportunity to students who wish to continue their education through the bachelor’s or master’s level.

Transfer Grants

Transfer Grant Program (CTG)

Virginia’s Two-Year College Transfer Grant Program (CTG) allows qualifying students who complete their associate degree at a Virginia two-year public college and then transfer to a participating Virginia four-year college or university to receive up to $3,000 annually.

Students must have an associate degree with a 3.0 grade-point-average and meet financial eligibility requirements. The grant will be applied to tuition expenses at a four-year Virginia college or university, either public or private. (The grant provides $1,000 for all eligible students, with an extra $1,000 for students who pursue undergraduate work in engineering, mathematics, technology, nursing, teaching or science. An additional $1,000 can be earned for students who transfer to Norfolk State University, Old Dominion University, Radford University, University of Virginia - College at Wise, Virginia Commonwealth University, or Virginia State University.)


For additional information, comprehensive list of participating schools, and eligibility requirements for the transfer grant, please visit Two-Year College Transfer Grant | Virginia State Council Of Higher Education, VA (schev.edu).