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RIBN Program Requirements

RIBN Eligibility Criteria

  1. Apply and be accepted to CFCC
    • turn in all college transcripts
    • turn in all high school transcripts
    • turn in all placement test scores
  2. Apply and be accepted to UNCW
    • *email RIBN Advisor when you complete the UNCW application
    • If applying as a High School senior you need to meet:
      1. Minimum course requirements:
      2. Academic considerations:
      3. Standardized testing:
      4. And deadlines:
    • If applying as a Transfer student you need to meet:
      1. Minimum requirements:
      2. If re-enrolling:
  3. Meet minimum placement scores (either with SATs, ACT, or CFCC testing) OR be waived if you already took a college level english and college level math.
  4. Preference given to NC residents

RIBN Application Period

December 2, 2014 through April 2, 2015 (Excluding January 2-January 9, 2015>)
When all eligibility criteria are met, you can place an Intent to Apply where you will also pay $25 to schedule to take the Psychological Services Bureau (PSB) Exam

RIBN Point Count:

PSB Score:

  • Verbal
  • Arithmetic
  • Nonverbal
  • Spelling
    Reading Comprehension
  • Nature Sciences
  • Vocational Adjustment Index
  • *Must score 30% or higher in each category


  • 10 points for each RIBN course completed (up to 50 points)
  • excluding computers and physical education (PE)

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.