If you are offered a GAA accreditation, you can be sure to change juniors and get at least 60 transfer credits. They also get a waiver of the lower level education requirements at Mason. All new GAA transfers will be assessed as a priority for each course The GAA or Guaranteed Admission Agreement is a document that provides a clear transfer pathway for students who earn AA, AS or AA&S degrees from VCCS colleges or Richard Bland College. Students who follow the GAA and meet all the conditions of the agreement will receive permission to transfer to Mason from autumn 2014. GAA admission is offered to students who wish to obtain a first bachelor`s degree. Students who have obtained a bachelor`s degree are not eligible for GAA accreditation. If you attended a college or university before attending your Virginia Community College, the admissions committee checks your academic records for a period of five years before applying to Mason. Your cumulative average at the non-GAA institution must be greater than or equal to 2.85 to reach the 2.85 required at your community college. If you joined another institution after leaving your GAA Community College, you are not entitled to GAA accreditation.
We are happy to take you into consideration for the regular recording of transfers. The program saves you thousands of tuition fees. We advise you to meet with a transfer advisor at your NOVA campus to get you through the process. Equivalent VCCS courses that meet these requirements are listed in the “Course Equivalents” document on the W&M Accreditation Site (www.wm.edu/admission/transfer) in the column heading “COLL” for the university program. Students are required to meet the requirements set at the time of submission of the Memorandum of Understanding. Further education requirements for W&M are set out in Section IV of this Agreement. We fully understand that no course transfer guide can answer all questions in advance and no guideline can meet the needs of all students. As a result, the university adopts a flexible transfer policy.
We don`t understand this transfer guide as a professional description of what is actually going on in the transfer process. Our separate faculties (and there are seven individual schools that write students) set their own transfer standards….