TRANSFER INSTITUTIONS IN VIRGINIA
on cost of a bachelor’s degree in Virginia by earning associate degree at VCCS
For this year, the average cost of tuition and fees at a Virginia public institution was $12,137 full time for two semesters.
$24,270 A student who earns an associate degree could potentially save $24,270 in tuition and fees (assuming no tuition/fee increases over the next two years) and nearly $20,000 in room and board.
COMPLETION RATE Earning a VCCS associate degree before transferring to a Virginia public university provides students with an affordable, and successful pathway to completion.
These five institutions account for 66.5% of transfers in Virginia.
% completing % completing bachelor’s bachelor’s after 3 years after 10 years
JMU Completing associate degree 55% before transfer
Completing 15-30 credits 40% 75% (1-2 semesters of credit) TOTAL VCCS TRANSFERS IN VIRGINIA
Completing <15 credits 33% 69% (less than 1 semester of credit)