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Guaranteed Admissions

Guaranteed Admission to Highly Competitive Colleges

Come to NOVA first; finish at the university of your choice.

As a NOVA graduate, you are guaranteed admission to more than 40 area colleges and universities when you meet the agreement requirements. Save thousands in tuition costs by completing NOVA first. Let NOVA put you on the right path toward a successful career.

How Do I Qualify?

  • Complete a Transfer Degree
    (A.A. or A.S.)
  • Maintain the minimum GPA specified by your college
  • Receive a C or better in degree plan courses
  • Complete a minimum number of credits at NOVA
  • Submit a letter of intent, if required

Meet with a transfer counselor on your campus to help you through the process.

What Colleges and Universities Have Guaranteed Admission Agreements With NOVA?

To date, more than 40 colleges and selected programs have agreements with NOVA. We encourage you to explore the colleges and universities listed below. You can read the Guaranteed Admission Agreement to learn about the qualifying criteria and visit the college or university website.

Other Transfer Resources

Students at CommencementVCCS Guaranteed Transfer List
Explore the Virginia Community College System's list of system-wide Guaranteed Admission Agreements.

Virginia Education Wizard - Transfer
The Virginia Community College System's interactive wizard can help you to transfer to a four-year college.

Transfer to Bachelor's Degree Programs
NOVA's Transfer website offers information on transfer planning, transfer guides and more.