Transfer student in class.Now is the time to Transfer & Transform. Emory & Henry College is the college of choice for students transferring from any community college or four-year private or public institutions.


Getting Started

Our community is vibrant, friendly and represents local students as well as those from seven countries and 32 states. Our transfer students come from numerous institutions, both large and small, and engage in a unique student-centered educational experience with affordable tuition.

Our experienced team is your partner in the transfer process. We’ll work with you to evaluate your credits from other institutions, up to 62 credits, and count them toward your degree for maximum savings.

With exceptional academic programs, taught by the most-awarded faculty in Virginia, you can explore more than 72 academic major in 27 areas of study. Many transfer students join athletics, clubs and groups to round out their full college experience. 

Admission Agreements 

We have admission agreements with all of the Virginia Community College System (VCCS). This means that the credits you have already taken will count toward your degree, shortening the time it takes to finish your bachelor’s degree in your chosen area of study and save you money.

See how your credits could potentially transfer in our guide below:

View Transfer Guide of Equivalencies for Virginia Community Colleges

Articulation Agreements 

Each semester, we welcome transfer students from colleges all over Virginia and beyond. In addition, we have specific articulation agreements with Lincoln Memorial University, Virginia Highlands Community CollegeNortheast State Community College, and specifically Northeast State Community College, Mass Communications.  

We have special pathways tailored with the following community colleges to assure a seamless transition, maximizing your time to degree:


Virginia Highlands Community College


 Virginia Highlands Community College



Wytheville Community College


Wytheville Community College




Just by applying, you will automatically be informed of eligible scholarships. We find that transfer students add significantly to the character of our learning environment, so we provide numerous scholarships along with an easy application process. Students in good standing can earn up to $20,000! Learn more about specific scholarships and requirements below.

Requirement & Additional Info

  • Transfer Requirements
    • 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): 
      Mail your transcripts to:
      Emory & Henry College, Office of Admissions, P.O. Box 947, Emory, VA 24327
    • 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). 
  • Admitted Transfer 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 for Transfers

    Just by applying you will automatically be informed of all scholarships you are eligible for at Emory & Henry. Below you will find information on many of the various scholarships offered.

    E&H Merit Scholarships:

    Based on academic performance

    Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) Scholarship PTK Member in good standing $20,000
    Patrick Henry Scholarship Minimum GPA of 3.5 Starting at $18,000
    Byars Scholarship Minimum GPA of 3.0 Starting at $15,000
    Ampersand Scholarship Minimum GPA of 2.75 Starting at $13,000
    1836 Award Minimum GPA of 2.25 Starting at $12,000
    Additional Transfer-Specific Awards
    Virginia Community College Award Admitted transfer from Virginia CC or Northeast State CC $1000
    Washington County Scholars Award Community Scholar recipient and VHCC Graduate $500
    State Funded Two-Year Transfer Grant Must meet eligibility requirements  Up to $1000
    E&H Performance & Affinity Scholarships 

    Either one Performance or one Affinity Scholarship can be stacked with your Merit Scholarship. Starting at $1000. Each type of Performance and Affinity Scholarship have their own application and program requirements. You can find more information about these specific scholarships here.

    Other E&H Scholarships, Grants, and More

    Emory & Henry also offers other grants, including the Emory & Henry Access Grant, Out-of-State Grant, and the Southwest Virginia Lift Initiative, as well as participating in State and Federal Programs. More information about these grants and programs can be found here.