Transfer success at PVCC is measured by enrollment at a four-year institution and subsequent success at a four-year institution. In depth analysis is available in the 2017-18 Transfer Report.
Enrollment from PVCC to a Four-Year Institution
Goal: PVCC will increase the number of students who transfer greater than the previous year.
Conclusion: PVCC continues to have students enroll at four-year institutions one-year after attending PVCC. Twenty-six percent (26%) of the students enrolled in the 2016-17 academic year subsequently enrolled at a four-year institution.
Subsequent Success at a Four-Year Institution
Goal: PVCC graduate transfers will have a minimum first semester GPA of 2.8 at the top three transfer institutions.
Conclusion: For 2016, PVCC transfers at UVA had an average first semester GPA of 3.18. At VT, PVCC transfers had a first semester GPA of 3.05. At JMU, PVCC transfers had an average first semester GPA of 2.78. Finally, at VCU, PVCC transfers had a first semester GPA of 2.50. A minimum first-semester grade point average (GPA) of 2.8 was achieved 85% of the time at the top four institutions. Since 2007, PVCC has met the minimum GPA of 2.8, 100% of the time at the University of Virginia and 90% of the time at Virginia Tech.