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Fall Transfer - Space Available Timeline

Space may be limited for transfer applications received after February 15.


Complete admission application due, including all items on the checklist below. For need-based financial aid, all application documents due.

Application Checklist
  • Common Application, including the Richmond Question. For the Richmond Question, please choose one of the two essay prompts: (1) Sometimes asking the right question makes all the difference. If you were a college admission counselor, what essay question would you ask? Please craft and answer your own essay prompt – in your response, reflect on what your chosen question reveals about you; OR (2) How will you use your Richmond Guarantee?
  • $50 application fee or acceptable fee waiver form.
  • Official college/university transcripts, sent directly from each college/university attended.
  • Common Application Transfer College Report for any college or university where enrollment was full-time (12 or more semester hours).
  • List of current courses, including course numbers, titles, and number of credit hours.
  • Official final high school transcript.
  • Letter of recommendation from an academic source (professor, academic dean, academic advisor) at the college level; additional recommendations will be reviewed with the application but, given the volume received each year, cannot be tracked or acknowledged individually.
  • Course descriptions (for evaluating college coursework, provide course descriptions of all academic work completed and in progress; these may be photocopied or copied and pasted into a common document).
  • If taken, Advanced Placement or International Baccalaureate official score reports.
International Students and Non-U.S. Citizens

Approximate notification date of admission decision and need-based financial aid.

Enrollment confirmation and deposit due 10 days after receipt of acceptance letter; per University policy, all enrollment deposits are non-refundable.

Final college transcript due.