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.  


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

Application Deadlines
Entry Term Early Action Regular
Spring 2022 Not applicable Dec. 1, 2021
Fall 2022 Dec. 1, 2021 March 1, 2022 (recommended)
Also accepted on a rolling basis.

If you are a transfer student interested in starting over the summer, please email jacob@longwood.edu.


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 >>


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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.

Register now


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!

 

$13,242 In-State, Residential

average undergraduate semester cost

$19,152 Out-of-State, Residential

average undergraduate semester cost

 

Tuition & Fees | Scholarships | Financial Aid


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. Just send them a text!

  --Hailee

Hailee

Senior, Biology major, Neuroscience minor
Longwood Transfer Ambassador
Clubs/Orgs: Longwood Pre-Med Scholars, Phi Sigma Pi National Honor Fraternity

“The Longwood community is so inviting! As a transfer, I feel right at home. I’m proud to be a Lancer!”

TEXT ME AT (434) 414-1812

Text Me!

 
  --Brendon

Brendon

Junior, English major
Longwood Transfer Ambassador
Clubs/Orgs: Phi Mu Delta, chaplain; Campus Recreation, fitness floor attendant

“College really is what you make of it. At Longwood, there are endless possibilities to get involved. Longwood has really taught me how to take the initiative!”

TEXT ME AT (434) 414-1199

Text Me!

 
  --Lauren

Lauren

Junior, Communication Studies major, Public Relations concentration
Longwood Transfer Ambassador
Clubs/Orgs: Executive Historian, Longwood Student Government Association; Director of Donations, Elwood’s Cabinet; Alpha Delta Pi

“My favorite thing about Longwood is the tight-knit community. The campus is so connected with the community and this makes Farmville really feel like home. I couldn’t imagine myself at any other university.”

TEXT ME AT (434) 414-1622

Text Me!

 

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

Waleed Ahmed

Assistant Director, Admissions & Retention
Office: (434) 395-4919
Text: (434) 207-6514
waleed@longwood.edu

Jacob Auerbach

Admissions Counselor
Office: (434) 395-2593
Text: (434) 207-6514
jacob@longwood.edu

Academic College Transfer Contacts

College of Business and Economics
Danielle Hennessey

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

College of Education and Human Services
Dr. David Locascio