At Longwood, transfer students quickly become part of the Lancer community. Whether in the classroom or on an intramural field, transfer students are welcomed in every aspect of campus life. Be sure to check out the videos below from our transfer ambassadors.

Ready to take the next step? We’re here to help you with the transfer process and look forward to sharing the excitement of Lancer life. 

Discover Longwood

Transferring to Longwood is stress-free. During a Longwood First Look event we’ll cover all you need to know about the transfer process as well as academics, housing (available to transfer students), campus life and more. Of course you’ll end your visit with a student-led campus tour.  


Now to the details... how and when to apply

Application Deadlines
Entry Term Early Action Regular
Spring 2024 Not applicable Dec. 1, 2023
Fall 2024 Dec. 1, 2023 June 1, 2024

If you are a transfer student interested in starting over the summer, please email

How to Apply

1. Create your student profile

When you apply, you’ll create your student profile. Be sure to keep your login information in a safe place so you can refer to it in the future.

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2. Complete and submit your application

If you have under 24 credits we will need:

  • Official college transcript(s)
  • Final High School transcript

If you have 24 or more credits we will need:

  • Official college transcript from previous institutions

3. Send your documents

Official transcripts should be sent directly to us by secure electronic service or via mail to:

Office of Undergraduate Admissions
Longwood University
201 High Street
Farmville, VA 23909

Optional, but beneficial.

  • Essay or Personal statement (required for nursing majors)
  • Letters of recommendation
  • SAT/ACT scores

If you are seeking to complete a second undergraduate degree, you’ll find all of your next steps here.

Looking for required forms? You’ll find them here >>


It’s time to make a plan

To make sure you are on the right track for your intended major, take time to review the general transfer requirements and the course equivalency guide.

TransferVA | Course by Course Equivalency Guide | Articulation Agreements

Transferring from Va. Community College/Richard Bland

In compliance with the State Policy on Transfer, if you earn the Associate of Arts, the Associate of Science or the Associate of Arts and Science Degree from one of the Virginia community colleges or Richard Bland College, prior to attending Longwood, Foundations-level Civitae Core Curriculum requirements will be fulfilled. In addition, Longwood allows all of your courses taken for that degree with a grade of C or better to transfer. For more information, see the State Policy on Transfer.

Curious how many credits might transfer?

A Longwood registrar can meet with you one-on-one and provide a transfer credit estimate before you ever have to apply. Email to schedule an appointment.

Schedule an Appointment

Money Matters

We know that the investment in your future is very important—that’s why we are committed to keeping college affordable. Since 2014, Longwood’s average annual tuition increases have averaged less than three percent, one of the lowest among Virginia public universities. Also, we offer scholarships specifically for transfer applicants!


$14,948 In-State, Residential

average undergraduate semester cost

$21,068 Out-of-State, Residential

average undergraduate semester cost


Tuition & Fees | Scholarships | Financial Aid | Cost of Attendance

Connect with a Transfer Ambassador

It’s likely you have questions that can only be answered by a current Longwood transfer student. Here’s your chance to ask those questions. From living on campus to involvement in clubs, Greek life and more, these transfer students are ready to answer your questions. You can email them at



Senior, elementary education major

“My favorite thing about Longwood is the community and its people. The people at Longwood are exceptionally kind and helpful—this made my transfer experience 10 times easier!”

Email me at

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Junior, computer science major

“Everyone who works at Longwood is very helpful. If I have an issue with something, I know I can go to my advisor or a professor to get help tailored to my situation. If they can’t help me, they always know someone who can.”

Email me at

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Junior, theatre performance major

“What I like best about Longwood is the campus—it’s small, which makes it easier to make friends and connect one-on-one with your professors. The transfer process was very easy. I was able to get situated very quickly, and, as a transfer student, my schedule was made for me.”

Email me at

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We're here to help!

Admissions counselors and faculty/staff members from each of our three academic colleges are ready to assist and answer any questions you have.

Transfer FAQs

McKenzie Rigney

McKenzie Rigney

Admissions Counselor
Office: (434) 395-2060
Text: (434) 207-6514


Academic College Transfer Contacts

College of Business and Economics
Travis Wright

Cook-Cole College of Arts and Sciences
Dr. Wade Edwards

College of Education and Human Services
Dr. David Locascio