NRCC is a great place to begin your college education!
Many schools give admission preference to students who have completed their transfer Associate Degrees. In many cases, if you have a transfer Associate Degree, you will enter with junior standing and general education requirements will be waived. Also you may be eligible for the "Two-Year Transfer Grant Program." See the Two Year College Grant Factsheet.
6 cr. - Eng 111 & 112
6 cr. - transferable math (required for the major you plan to study when you transfer)
8 cr. - Natural science w/lab (many colleges want one year of one science)
10 cr. - Transferable social sciences, humanities, or other transferable electives
Most four year institutions do not require the SAT if students take the necessary college coursework for transfer and maintain a competitive GPA while at NRCC. We recommend that you meet with an Academic Advisor at NRCC and/or with an Admissions Counselor at the four-year college where you plan to transfer before registering for classes.
Yes in most cases, but there are some exceptions and here's why:
We recommend you meet with an Academic Advisor at NRCC and/or the college to which you plan to transfer before registering for classes.
To begin fall enrollment at a four-year school, the application deadline is generally the middle of the spring term. The most common deadline date for Virginia schools is March 1 for fall admissions; however Virginia Tech's admission's deadline is February 15. Admission committees will review your coursework through the last semester you have completed prior to your application.
YES. Schools can withdraw their offer of admission if you do not continue to earn appropriate grades before you enroll at their institution.
NOW! If you wait too long you may miss deadlines and not take appropriate courses. It is NEVER too early to begin the transfer process. If you have questions about transferring, meet with an NRCC Academic Advisor or your Faculty Advisor. Successful transfer to a four-year school is your responsibility. Utilize NRCC and four-year school resources to gather information, but YOU must seek out the information and follow through appropriately.
Guaranteed Admission or Articulation Agreements are special programs developed by the Virginia Community College System and four-year colleges and universities that enable students to take advantage of some unique benefits. It is important to carefully read the agreement for the four year institution to which you plan to transfer.
For a list of participating colleges and program requirements, visit the VCCS Transfer Agreements link.