Transfer & Transform—Emory & Henry College is the college of choice each year for numerous students transferring from both community colleges and four-year programs.

2019 Transfer Application for Admission

Guaranteed Admission Agreements

Meet faculty and tour campus at Open HouseIf you’re a student at a two-year institution from Southwest Virginia or East Tennessee, there’s a good chance that Emory & Henry has already made arrangements with your college to make the transfer process an easier one. Check out the list of schools with which Emory & Henry has been working to help transfer students who are looking to continue their education at a top national liberal arts college. We visit community colleges. During our visit, you can receive an on-site admission decision from our dedicated transfer admission counselors — along with helpful information and answers to any questions. 

We offer guaranteed articulation agreements to enable a smooth transfer to Emory & Henry College!

See the Transfer Guide of Equivalencies for Virginia Community Colleges

Articulation Agreements 

Quick Turnaround

Emory & Henry takes pride in being able to provide timely assistance to students looking to transfer to the College. To this end, we seek to complete transcript evaluations within a week—often within a day—so that you are able to move quickly on your decision to transfer.

Mail your transcripts to:
Emory & Henry College, Office of Admissions, P.O. Box 947, Emory, VA 24327

Some of our top fields of study include: Mass CommunicationsPre-Health, Education, Psychology, Business Administration: Accounting or Management

Transfer Requirements

Transfer students will need to take a few special steps as part of the admissions process. Emory & Henry has a variety of scholarships available to transfer students that can be explored once these initial transfer requirements have been met. 


  • Completed Transfer Application 

  • Essay
    -Maximum of 650 words
    -Reflect on a time when you challenged a belief or idea; describe a problem you’ve solved; discuss an accomplishment that marked a transition in your life within your culture, community, or family; or a lesson you’ve taken from a failure that you turned into success. 

  • Official College Transcript(s)

  • Completed Dean’s Certificate for Transfer Students

  • Other data may be requested by the Admissions Committee such as college entrance test scores and high school transcript(s). 



Application: July 15

Deposit: August 1


Application: December 1

Deposit: December 15

Admitted Students

Admitted transfer students can begin processing their enrollment paperwork — including making a $200 deposit, filing financial aid, and signing up for registration day below. 

Finalize my Transfer Enrollment

Scholarships… Just for Transfers!

Just by applying you automatically will be informed of all scholarships for which you are eligible. At Emory & Henry we find that transfer students add significantly to the character of our learning environment, so we provide numerous scholarships along with information about how to apply for them.

Transfer Scholarships       Performance & Interest Program Scholarships

Engaging Campus Community

We are vibrant and diverse. The E&H community is a vibrant and accepting community that represents students from seven countries and 32 states. Our transfer students come from numerous institutions and contribute to this diversity while engaging in a unique student-centered educational experience.

Award-Winning Faculty

One of the most important reasons that transfer students come to Emory & Henry is the excellence of the E&H faculty, which is consistently ranked among the best in the nation. E&H professors, who have won numerous state and national teaching awards, are among the best in their fields and have mentored students who have gone on to tremendous professional achievement.