College Transfer Track

College Transfer students are students who plan to transfer to another school after Cape Fear.

Follow these simple steps to start your Admission process for CFCC if you plan to transfer to a four-year college after you complete your studies at CFCC:

1) Apply for Admission

  • Current Programs of Study within the College Transfer Track
  • Submit your online application at least 2 weeks prior to registration

2) Submit official transcripts from high school/high school equivalency and all colleges attended

  • Official transcripts are those in the sealed envelope from the awarding institution or electronically delivered via an approved third party vendor.  All college transcripts are required regardless of whether or not transfer credit is requested. TranscriptRequestOtherSchools.docx NOTE: If you are transferring more than 14 semester hours of credit from an out-of-state school, you may not be eligible for the NorthCarolina Community College Comprehensive Articulation Agreement (CAA), which may affect your transfer to a 4-year university in North Carolina.  Contact a counselor at with questions.
  • High school transcripts must have the graduation date posted. NC GED transcripts may be ordered here.
  • Foreign high school transcripts must be translated and evaluated by an accredited agency to verify their equivalency to a US high school diploma
  • Foreign college transcripts must be translated and evaluated course-by-course by an accredited agency to determine if courses are comparable in credit hour and content to US credit/content.  NOTE:  If you do not want transfer credit, evaluations are not necessary.  Submit an original copy of your transcript to the Admissions office
  • A home school student must submit the home school’s approved registration card from the state in which the school is registered
  • Mailing Address
Cape Fear Community College
Attention Admission Office
411 N. Front Street
Wilmington, NC 28401

3) Take the Placement Test

4) Set up your CFCC student account

  • Log into the portal with your username and student ID.  These will be mailed to you shortly after we receive your Admissions application
  • Create a password for your account
  • Check your email daily for important information and alerts

 5) Apply for Financial Aid

  • Log into the website and complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid)
  • Check your CFCC student email for notifications

 6) Attend New Student Orientation/Registration

  • Mandatory orientation sessions are held in July and December for new students by invitation only
  • Returning students may view an online orientation presentation
  • Register and pay for classes during the Orientation session