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Public   2-Year
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Blue, (42 110 187); Green, (40 78 54); yellow accent, (244 173 14)
Accreditation
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
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Total Enrollment
Undergraduate
2913
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Overall
25
Years 1 & 2
25
Years 3 & 4
25

Virginia Highlands Community College

Abingdon, VA

Virginia Highlands Community College is one of the 23 comprehensive community colleges in the Virginia Community College System. VHCC has become a dynamic leader in Southwest Virginia with a primary goal of providing comprehensive and quality education and related services for residents throughout its region. We proudly serve the residents of Bristol Virginia, Washington County and the Western Part of Smyth County. The College is committed to teaching, learning & community building, and serves more than 2500 students, offering more than 80 academic areas of study.

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Academics
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Freshman Definition
Students are classified as freshman until 30 credits have been completed.
Freshman Student Catalog Year
Catalog year determined by first semester of attendance
Admissions and Financial
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Application Fee
There is no application fee
Application Type(s)
New applicants and returning students will complete the online application, ...see moreNew applicants and returning students will complete the online application, https://www.apply.vccs.edu/applications/vccs/apply.html?application_id=4097. Prospective students are advise to apply for Fall semester by May 1st and for Spring semester by October 1st.
Financial Aid
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Transcripts
Curricular students should provide transcripts or satisfactory completion of the GED to student services
Tests
Virginia Placement Tests for English and Math placement
Essay
Not required for admission
Letter of Recommendation
Not required for admission
Interview
Not required for admission
Important Dates
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Freshman Application Deadline
Fall
Rolling Admissions
Freshman Application Deadline
Spring
Rolling Admissions
Freshman Financial Aid Date
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Freshman Financial Aid Date
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Transfer Definition
Virginia Highlands Community College offers transfer programs that lead to an Associate of Arts & Sciences Degree. These...see moreVirginia Highlands Community College offers transfer programs that lead to an Associate of Arts & Sciences Degree. These programs are designed for students interested in completing the first half of a bachelors degree at VHCC and then transferring to a four-year institution.
Dual Enrollment - Completion of Associates
The successful completion of an associate degree through dual enrollment may provide scholarship opportunities with four...see moreThe successful completion of an associate degree through dual enrollment may provide scholarship opportunities with four-year schools.
Transfer Student Catalog Year
Catalog year determined by first semester of attendance
Accepts Credits for Prior Learning
Students planning to transfer are encouraged to check with the transfer institution to confirm acceptance of A.P. credit...see moreStudents planning to transfer are encouraged to check with the transfer institution to confirm acceptance of A.P. credits.
Course Transfer Criteria
Minimum grade of "C" for courses to transfer
General Education Programs
VHCC accepts the UCGS and Passport programs to meet General Education requirements
Guaranteed Admission Agreement (GAA) Application Process
The GAA application process varies by transfer institution. Please visit the Campus Connection Center in ISC 133 for spe...see moreThe GAA application process varies by transfer institution. Please visit the Campus Connection Center in ISC 133 for specific application processes.
Admissions and Financial
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Application Fee
There is no application fee
Transfer Admissions
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Transfer Center
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Transcripts
Virginia Highlands Community College has partnered with Parchment to manage the ordering, processing, and secure deliver...see moreVirginia Highlands Community College has partnered with Parchment to manage the ordering, processing, and secure delivery of your official student transcripts in an electronic format. We require all requests to come through Parchment.
Tests
To determine placement, please contact the Campus Connection Center at 276-739-2438
Essay
Not required for admission
Letters of Recommendation
Not required for admission
Interview
Not required for admission
Maximum Transfer Credits
45
Minimum GPA
2.0
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Academic Programs
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Academic Options
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Offers Credits for Prior Learning
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Flexible Degree Options
Online Degree Options Available
Weekend/Evening Courses Available
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Summer Courses Available
Concurrent Enrollment
High School Dual Enrollment
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Reverse Transfer
Guaranteed Admissions
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Campus Services and Engagement
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Campus Housing
Career Services
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Disability Services
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Cultural Diversity Office
Student Clubs & Organizations
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Sports
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Military Friendly
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Yellow Ribbon Program
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Credit for Military Experience
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Dedicated POC for Military
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Recognized Student Veteran Organization
SOC Member
GI Bill/Tuition Assistance
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Helpful Links
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SCHEV Profile
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State Financial Aid Programs
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Course Catalog
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