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Transfer Students

Start Here - Finish There! WVNCC to University Students

West Virginia Northern Community College students who complete an associate’s degree have many opportunities to continue their education. Students seeking to earn a bachelor’s degree know Northern is a great beginning. Students can complete the first two years at WVNCC, graduate with an associate’s degree, then easily transfer to a four-year institution for an affordable bachelor’s degree.

Here at Northern, we help provide you with a smooth transition as you work to reach your educational goals. By establishing contact and building a relationship with your transfer school and counselor, you can seamlessly transfer to the college or university of your choice.

Incoming Transfer Students

We would love to have you become part of our Northern family! Whether changing majors, wanting to be closer to home, or affordability - whatever your reason, we are here and ready to be a part of your education and future.

Northern has many programs to choose from, amazing faculty and plenty of resources to help you along the way.  Learn more about your transfer requirements now.

Transfer Student Check List/Transfer Guide

Submit Your Application
  • Apply for Admission by completing an online application.
  • Submit all college-level transcripts
  • Submit High School transcripts and ACT/SAT scores (if graduated less than 5 years ago)

Submit Your Transcripts

  • Transfer your credits to WVNCC
  • Request an official transcript from each institution attended
  • Once your transcripts are received, the Records Office will evaluate your college coursework
  • Submit your transcripts to or mail to:
    Records Office
    1704 Market Street
    Wheeling, WV 26003

Visit Campus

Check out our campus virtually and see what Northern has to offer.

Virtual Tour

Schedule an in-person, on-campus tour to speak with our Recruiter and learn more about Northern.

On-Campus Tour

Apply for Financial Aid

All students are encouraged to complete the FAFSA online to determine eligibility for federal and state grants. WVNCC school code: 010920.

Students are encouraged to complete a Scholarship Application.


Connect with your advisor and start the registration process.

Wheeling Campus

Weirton Campus

New Martinsville Campus

Distance Education

Welcome to WVNCC!

We are so proud to have as a Thundering Chicken! Please log into your WVNCC Student Portal regularly and check your WVNCC email for important information about your enrollment.

Articulation Agreements

WV Northern Community College has transfer articulation agreements with the schools listed to the left.  These agreements provide a ''value-added" component to a traditional transfer program by allowing additional credit transfers, direct admission, etc based on the agreement and the program.

The purpose of the following articulation agreements is to assist Northern students who are interested in transferring to local colleges and universities after completing academic programs at Northern. WVNCC currently has formalized agreements with Bethany College, Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science, Franciscan University of Steubenville, Marshall University, Salem University, University of Charleston, West Liberty University, West Virginia University, West Virginia Wesleyan College, Wheeling UniversityWestern Governors University, and WV State University. Northern is continuously adding transfer agreements for graduates, so students are advised to meet with their advisor or the transfer counselor to learn more.

These agreements facilitate the transfer of academically qualified students; and, therefore, help Northern graduates gain junior admittance status at four-year institutions. Students are encouraged to work with the transfer counselor at both WVNCC and at the anticipated bachelor degree-granting institution so together they can determine which classes are necessary to fulfill graduation requirements.

In addition to the articulation agreements West Virginia has a Core Transfer Agreement with all of the public institutions in the state, follow this link below to the most current agreement of courses which transfer as general education courses, this statewide agreement is updated yearly.

Core Transfer Agreement

WV Northern is additionally part of the WV Reverse Transfer Agreement with West Virginia University (WVU) signed in summer 2018 which will allow students who take classes at WV Northern then transfer to WVU to have their credits sent through this agreement to have their coursework reviewed to award a postsecondary degree. 

For additional information or assistance contact:

Lisa Soly
Director, Action Center