FAQ for Prospective Students

How do I apply for the CCP dual enrollment program?

Public high school students should begin the application process by submitting the CCP Online Application.

Homeschool and private schools students should begin the application process by submitting the CCP Online Application and their high school transcripts, showing the mid-year grade point average and a college transfer approval form and/or career and technical education approval form.

What are the admissions requirements?

Career Transfer Pathway

Admission Requirements for Summer 2019

To be accepted into this program, students must meet the following criteria:

Be a high school junior or senior when CFCC classes begin;

Have an unweighted high school GPA of 3.0 or higher; and demonstrate College Readiness in English, Reading, and Math on a college placement test.

  1. Complete the College Transfer Approval Form and return to your high school career counselor or if a homeschooled return to Colene Kelly (Email).

Admission Requirements for Fall 2019

To be accepted into this program, students must meet the following criteria:

Be a high school junior or senior when CFCC classes begin;

Have an unweighted high school GPA of 2.8 or higher;

Or demonstrate College Readiness in English, Reading, and Math on a college placement test.

Career and Technical Education Pathway

Admission Requirements for Summer 2019

To be accepted into a Career Technical Pathway, you must meet the following criteria:

Be a high school junior or senior;

Have an unweighted GPA of 3.0 or the approval of your high school principal or designee;

College Placement Testing may be required to register for classes in some pathways.

Complete the Summer 2019 Career Technical Approval Form and return to your high school career counselor or if homeschooled, Colene Kelly (Email).

Admission Requirements for Fall 2019

To be accepted into a Career Technical Pathway, you must meet the following criteria:

Be a high school junior or senior;

Have an unweighted GPA of 2.8 or the approval of your high school principal or designee;

College Placement Testing may be required to register for classes in some pathways.

Potential CCP students may register to take the NC DAP placement test at http://cfcc.edu/testing/. Students should type CCP in the field that requires a CFCC ID if they do not yet have a CFCC ID number.

Is there an age requirement for admission in the dual enrollment program?

No, expected for Nurse Aid students must be at least 17 years before taking the class. However, a dual enrolled student is not required to be a certain age to take CFCC classes, but they must be junior or seniors when the college semester begins.

When does the Spring 2019 semester begin?

The Spring 2019 semester begins on January 3, 2019.

How many courses may I take in one semester?

Dual enrollment students may take up to 18 credits hours a semester which equals five or six classes.

Do college courses count for high school credit?

Yes! You may view the NC DPI Dual Credit Chart to see how CFCC classes will count for high school credit.

When and where do I take the courses?

Dual enrollment students may take courses in their pathway at any time and location that works with their schedules. Classes are offered morning, afternoon, and at night at the downtown Wilmington Campus, North Campus, Surf City Center and Burgaw Center. Students may also take classes online. CFCC is not responsible for nor provides transportation to and from classes.

I have submitted my application for the dual enrollment program. What is the next step?

Once the application and all other required items have been received, students will receive acceptance letters through the mail with instructions regarding setting up their MyCFCC Accounts, completing New Student Orientation and registering for courses.

What is CCP?

CCP stands for Career and College Promise which is the name of the statewide program that allows high school students to take community college classes.

Here is the link to the North Carolina Community Colleges Curriculum Procedures Reference Manual: NCCC CCP Reference Manual

How do I access the schedule of courses?

You may view the schedule of courses online and filter the search by location and subject.

May homeschool students participate in this program?

Yes! Homeschool students are welcome to participate in dual enrollment.

Are there any costs associated with this program?

Tuition is free for dual enrolled students during the fall, spring and summer semesters, but students are responsible for the costs of student activity, parking/security, and technology fees, textbooks and any required supplies. Textbook costs vary, and specific textbook information may be found at the CFCC Bookstore.

Is financial aid available for students who are dually enrolled?

Financial aid is only available to high school graduates.