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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
(910) 362-7000

North Campus
4500 Blue Clay Road
Castle Hayne, NC 28429
(910) 362-7700

Burgaw Center
100 East Industrial Drive
Burgaw, NC 28425
(910) 362-7900

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.