Transfer student in class.

Now is the time to Transfer & Transform. Emory & Henry is the university of choice for students transferring from any community college, four-year, private or public institutions or adults seeking degree completion. Hear from transfer students about their E&H experience. 

Requirements & Additional Info

  • Transfer Requirements
    • Completed Transfer Application
    • Official College Transcript(s): 
      Mail or electronically submit your official transcripts to:
      Emory & Henry College, Office of Admissions, P.O. Box 947, Emory, VA 24327
    • Other data may be requested by the Admissions Committee such as college entrance test scores and high school transcript(s).
    • Please note that an admission essay is no longer required as part of the application.
    • Admissions decisions will not be made until official transcripts have been received from all colleges/universities attended 
  • Transfer Honors Program

    What are the benefits of being a transfer honors student at Emory & Henry College? Here are just a few reasons:

    1. $21,000 for transfers with Associates Degree, membership in Phi Theta Kappa
    2. Priority Registration on the day before seniors—a real perk for the juniors!
    3. Opportunity to apply for one of six $500 stipends per class awards each year
    4. Opportunity to live in Honors Living-Learning residence halls: Weaver and Russell
    5. 24-hour access to Honors Study, located in Miller Hall, Room 114
    6. Opportunity to participate in Honors Conferences including: National Collegiate Honors Council (NCHC), Virginias Collegiate Honors Council (VCHC),

      National Society for Minorities in Honors (NSFMIH)

    7. Pathway to NCHC Honors Degree

    Learn even more about our Honors Program 

  • 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 2022-2023:

    Based on Academic Performance and Residential Status 

    Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) Scholarship Resident: $21,000 Commuter: $13,000
    Patrick Henry Scholarship

    Resident: $19,000

    Commuter: $11,000
    Byars Scholarship Resident: $16,000 Commuter: $9,000
    Ampersand Scholarship Resident: $14,000 Commuter: $7,000
    Additional Transfer-Specific Awards
    Virginia Community College Award From a Virginia Community College or Northeast State Community College $500
    State-Funded, Two-Year Transfer Grant Must meet eligibility requirements  $1,000 for every eligible student, with an additional $1,000 for students majoring in engineering, mathematics, technology, nursing, teaching, or science
    E&H Performance & Affinity Scholarships 

    Either one Performance or one Affinity Scholarship can be stacked with your Merit Scholarship. 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, as well as participating in State and Federal Programs. More information about these grants and programs can be found here.

  • Admitted Transfer Students

    Admitted transfer students can begin processing their enrollment paperwork — including making a $100 deposit, filing financial aid, and signing up for registration day below. 

    Finalize my Transfer Enrollment

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 75 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 90 academic majors, minors, and tracks. Many transfer students join athletics, clubs, and groups to round out their full university experience. 

E&H will be joining the Transfer Virginia portal in Fall 2023. 

Explore Transfer Virginia


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 $21,000! Learn more about specific scholarships and requirements below.

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.

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 College, Northeast State Community College and Northeast State Community College.  

We have special pathways or concurrent admission agreements tailored with the following community colleges to assure a seamless transition, minimizing your time to degree:


Virginia Highlands Community College


 Virginia Highlands Community College



Wytheville Community College


Wytheville Community College



Southwest Virginia Community College




 Southwest Virginia Community College


New River Community CollegeNew River Community College