Transfer Students

Transfer students are welcome in the Nutrition and Dietetics Program. Please contact the Center for Advising and Academic Support early to ensure a smooth transition.

Students from Virginia Community Colleges may take the prerequisite courses as part of an Associate of Arts, Associate of Science, or an Associate of Arts and Science degree. Transfer equivalents are listed below. Students transferring from other institutions should refer to transfer resources from Undergraduate Admissions

All students, including Transfer Students, must complete prerequisite courses and satisfy admission requirements before entering the two-year upper division (300 and 400 level) sequence. 

Criteria for admission to Nutrition and Dietetics upper division coursework:

  1. Official transcripts reflecting a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better from all post-secondary schools attended including Radford University.

  2. Completion of the prerequisites listed below with a grade of C or better.

Prerequisite Course

Raford University CourseVirginia Community College System
Course Equivalent
MATH 137MTH 167, 168, 261, 262, 263 or 264 - 3 credits hours
CHEM 111 and 122CHM 101 and 102 - 8 credit hours total
PSYC 121PSY 200 - 3 credit hours
STAT 200MTH 245 - 3 credit hours
NUTR 214HLT 138 or 230 - 3 credit hours
BIOL 105BIO 101 - 4 credit hours
BIOL 310 & 311BIO 141 & 142 or 231 & 232 or NAS 171 & 172 - 8 Cr hours total 
BIOL 334BIOL 150 or 205 - 4 credit hours

Submission of application and transcripts for those intending to enroll in upper division courses is due by March 31 for fall enrollment for current students and before fall registration for new students. Cohorts for upper division begin in the fall. 

After being granted admission to the university, transfer students may access the online application here:

Mail transcripts to:
Nutrition and Dietetics Program
PO Box 6957
Radford, VA 24142

Graduation and Program Completion

Verification Statements