Admission Requirements and Credit Transfer

Admissions Requirements

Students who have completed at least 24 credit hours seeking transfer admission to WVU Tech must be academically eligible to return to the institution from which they wish to transfer. In addition, WVU Tech requires a minimum GPA of 2.0 for all transfer work.

Students with fewer than 24 credit hours, excluding developmental courses, must also meet first-time admission standards:

Students must either have a 3.0 high school GPA and attempted the ACT, or have both a composite ACT score of 18 (960 SAT) and a high school GPA of 2.0. In addition, students must have taken specified high school courses.*

4 English | 4 Social Studies/Fine Arts | 3 Science | 3 Mathematics | 2 World Language

Transfer students who are not eligible to enroll at their previous institution for disciplinary reasons (suspension or expulsion) are not eligible for admission. Students who have received any other form of disciplinary sanction from their previous institution may be admitted only after review of the conduct and circumstances that gave rise to the disciplinary sanction.

*Students with fewer than 30 transfer credits must take the orientation course, University W191, First Year Experience.

Credit Transfer: Info to Know

WVU Tech will accept a maximum of 72 semester hours of lower-division credit from two-year community and technical colleges toward a baccalaureate degree. Additional credit may be transferred from accredited four-year colleges and universities, but the major department and Registrar will determine which courses may be applicable to a particular degree. In all cases, transfer students will be required to complete at least 36 hours of credit in residence at WVU Tech prior to graduation.

Specific questions can be directed to Jordan Smith, ’15 at 304-929-1261 or jesmith2@mail.wvu.edu. International transfer students should direct their questions to Jeretta Ford, ’09.

Additional questions can be directed to 304-929-0311 or tech-admissions@mail.wvu.edu  

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Important WVU Tech Codes

FAFSA: 003827   SAT: 5902   ACT: 4536
TOEFL: 5902