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Transfer to Virginia Wesleyan University

Situated on the border of the cities of Norfolk and Virginia Beach, Virginia Wesleyan University is Coastal Virginia’s premier university of the liberal arts and sciences. The university offers 42 majors, 31 minors, and 19 pre-professional tracks. Popular majors include business, biology, and criminal justice. TCC has specific transfer agreements with VWU to benefit our students. See the links below for detailed information!

Virginia Wesleyan University
5817 Wesleyan Drive
Virginia Beach, VA 23455

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Phone: 757-455-3208
Institution Type: Private
Minimum GPA (required for Transfer Students): 2.0

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Guaranteed Admissions Agreements secure your entrance into more than 40 Virginia colleges and universities when you meet the agreement requirements. Just take the required courses, get the grades, complete the transfer process – and you’re in!

  • VCCS Guaranteed Admissions Agreement (GAA): Yes
  • VCCS GAA Letter of Intent Required: N/A
  • VCCS GAA Minimum GPA required: 2.50

The college has specific agreements with some colleges and universities to benefit our students. The Virginia Community College System also works diligently on behalf of all students who attend one of Virginia’s 23 community colleges—to include TCC students. See the link(s) below for detailed agreement information.

Tidewater Promise

Save credits, save time, and save money! Earn your AA, AS, or AFA at TCC and transfer to Virginia Wesleyan with junior-class status through the Tidewater Promise.

Program Guides

Students planning to transfer to Virginia Wesleyan from Tidewater Community College should complete courses that will satisfy VWU’s major requirements and facilitate timely degree completion. The following Program Guides are intended to help community college students select their courses while working toward their Associate of Arts or Associate of Science degree.

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TCC Transfer/Articulation Agreements

Associate of Fine Arts: Music
Bachelor of Arts: Music
Catalog year: 2020

  • TCC/VWU specific Guaranteed Admissions Agreement (GAA): Yes
  • TCC/VWU GAA Minimum GPA required: 2.00

Transfer Guide

See how your TCC courses may transfer to: Virginia Wesleyan University.

Transfer Student Scholarship

Virginia Wesleyan awards merit scholarships to transfer students on the basis of cumulative college grade point average. Visit our scholarship calculator to determine your award.

Hampton Roads College Success Scholarship

Virginia Wesleyan University and TCC have been good neighbors serving Coastal Virginia and Hampton Roads for many years. In recognition of the relationship, Virginia Wesleyan has established a scholarship program intended to celebrate academic success and shared hometown values. Hampton Roads College Success Scholarship recipients will receive a scholarship valued at $10,000 per academic year.

Upon satisfactory academic performance at Virginia Wesleyan during the first year of study, the award will be renewed for a second year.

Note: This information is intended to guide students transferring from Tidewater Community College to one of our partner institutions. The information is subject to change. For questions regarding specific transfer information, please contact the transfer institution directly.