Admission Requirements

VHCC has open admission and you can be admitted if you:

  • Have a high school diploma (or its equivalent) OR
  • Are at least 18 years of age and able to benefit from one of our programs

Admissions Process

STEP 1 Apply for free General Admission

  • General Admission does not guarantee admission to Health Care Programs.

STEP 2 Apply for Financial Aid

  • FAFSA must be completed each year.
  • To receive financial aid, you must submit your high school transcript or equivalent showing your graduation/completion date.

STEP 3 Meet with an Academic Advisor in Campus Connection Center

  • Logon to your Navigate account at before meeting with your advisor
  • Academic Placement Assessment - Exception criteria
  • Career exploration
  • Register for classes
  • Schedule an Orientation Session
  • Bring official transcript to this meeting

STEP 4 Pay for classes

  • Tuition & Fees are due by the first day of class.
  • If you are eligible for Financial Assistance, it is the student's responsibility to verify all necessary forms are complete and your tuition is covered.

— Last updated by Virginia Highlands Community College on 3/1/2019 11:55AM PST

Contact Us

Virginia Highlands Community College
100 VHCC Drive
Abingdon, VA 24210

(276) 739-2400
(877) 207-6115


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