VCCS/RBC transfer pathways

If you’re enrolled in the Virginia Community College System or Richard Bland College, explore our transfer pathways to make sure you select appropriate courses based on the major you plan on declaring at VCU.

You're guaranteed admission to VCU if you earn a General Education Certificate or transfer-oriented associate's degree at one of the colleges listed below, with a minimum GPA of 2.5 and no grades below a “C” in all transferable courses.

Please note: If you have trouble accessing the information in the documents below, please contact the Transfer Center at

Transfer articulation agreements

In addition to guaranteed admission agreements, articulation agreements have been signed between individual community colleges and specific schools or programs at VCU. If you complete all requirements listed in these agreements, you are guaranteed admission to the following programs at VCU:

Danville Community College

Germanna Community College

John Tyler Community College

Northern Virginia Community College

Patrick Henry Community College

Reynolds Community College

Richard Bland College

Southwest Virginia Community College

Tidewater Community College

Thomas Nelson Community College

Virginia Highlands Community College

Other transfer pathways

If your institution is not represented above, please select the VCU college or school for which you plan to apply for transfer information. For a complete list of degree options, visit our academic programs page.

VCUarts applicants

There are no minimum course requirements to apply for transfer to VCUarts. If you are currently enrolled in VCCS or RBC, review our recommended courses.

Once you’re accepted into VCUarts, your transcripts and application portfolio are reviewed to determine which courses will transfer. VCU’s Art Foundation program will consider 100-level studio classes on a case-by-case basis.

Read more about the VCUarts application process.

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