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Whether you’d like to get a head start on a bachelor’s degree, train for a new career, brush up on your current job skills, or take a class for your own personal enjoyment, Cape Fear Community College has something for everyone.  

“Step by Step” directions on how to apply and complete your admissions process for any of our majors…


  • Credit courses resulting in a certificate, diploma or associate degree
  • College transfer (university parallel) to transition to a four-year school.
  • Technical and vocational programs for work-ready careers.


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CFCC operates under an open door policy. The college may accept any person who is at least 18 years of age or a high school graduate or its equivalent. There are additional admission requirements for some programs such as Nursing, Dental Assisting, Pharmacy Technology, Phlebotomy and Surgical Technology. See the information under Health Sciences for further information.

Applicants for most curriculum programs must submit a final high school transcript and a transcript of any prior college academic work. Official transcripts are required; faxed transcripts are not acceptable. Applicants should also plan to take any appropriate placement tests.

For general admissions questions, click the links to the right or email


Please visit our Admissions page for Military personnel for more information

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Wilmington Campus
411 North Front Street
Wilmington, NC 28401

North Campus
4500 Blue Clay Road
Castle Hayne, NC 28429

Burgaw Center
100 East Industrial Drive
Burgaw, NC 28425

Hours of Operation
Monday-Friday: 8:00am to 5:00pm

Accessibility Services

Cape Fear Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, political affiliation or age.