VCCS Guaranteed Admissions / Articulation Agreements
By completing the right courses and earning your transferable associate degree with a strong grade point average, you can be assured of admission to certain Virginia Tech colleges or departments. Articulation agreements have been created with Richard Bland College and the Virginia Community College System (VCCS).
Richard Bland College
A special articulation agreement is available for students who earn their associate degree from Richard Bland College and may provide an applicant with a route to guaranteed admission to certain Virginia Tech programs. View the agreement and specific requirements below, as well as a database which notes all evaluated course equivalencies between Richard Bland and Virginia Tech:
- Richard Bland and Virginia Tech Course Equivalency Database
- Articulation Agreement with Richard Bland College
Virginia Community College System
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Students will be guaranteed admission into the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences after completion of the associate degree with a minimum GPA of 3.0, a signed letter of intent, and the completion of specified curriculum to meet basic requirements in consultation with designated college advisors within Virginia Community College System (VCCS), and Virginia Tech. Please refer to the specifics in:
- Articulation Checklist
- Articulation Agreement between VCCS and the VT College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
- Articulation Letter of Intent
College of Engineering
Students will be guaranteed admission into the College of Engineering after completion of either the transferable VCCS Associate of Engineering degree or the Associate of Science with a concentration in Engineering degree with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.2. Please note that the Associate of Science with a concentration in Computer Science degree is not applicable to this agreement.
General Admissions Agreement
Virginia Tech and the VCCS also have a General Admissions Agreement, which covers Virginia Tech all majors outside of both the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and the College of Engineering.
For More Information
Please consult with your local community college, the Office of Undergraduate Admissions at Virginia Tech, or the transfer coordinators in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and the College of Engineering at Virginia Tech for details and to address specific questions.
Last updated Aug. 15, 2018