Transfer Students

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Apply in three easy steps:

  1. Complete a free Hollins application for admission.
  2. Submit an official or unofficial transcript from every high school and college you attended.
  3. Submit a letter of recommendation from someone familiar with your academic work,

Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis.

February 1: Preferred deadline for students applying to transfer for fall term
December 1: Preferred deadline for students applying to transfer for spring term

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Admission requirements

  • Recommended GPA of 2.5 or higher on all college level work
  • Virginia Western Community College students with a 2.5 GPA or higher graduating from the following degrees on or after fall 2019 are guaranteed admission:
      • business administration
      • general studies
      • social sciences
      • social sciences – education

Transfer credit

  • A Transfer Credit Evaluation (TCE) provides individualized information regarding the transfer of your credits to Hollins University. To receive a TCE, submit an official or unofficial college transcript(s) to
  • VCCS students graduating from qualifying AA and AS programs on or after fall 2021 arrive to Hollins with general education requirements fulfilled.
  • VCCS students interested in transferring before receiving an AA or AS may use the transfer guide to determine how courses will transfer. Contact to help guide your course selection.
  • A student will receive credit for courses taken at a regionally accredited college or university that are comparable to Hollins courses; a grade of “C” or better must be earned to receive credit.


  • Admitted transfer students are guaranteed $20,000 annually in scholarship.
  • Phi Theta Kappa members receive an additional renewable scholarship of $2,000.
  • Virginia Western Community College’s CCAP students with a 3.0 GPA or higher receive $2,000 in additional scholarship


Scholarship Opportunities for Transfer Students