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FAQ for Prospective Students

How do I apply for the CCP dual enrollment program?
Instructions on how to apply can be found here .
What are the admissions requirements?
Admissions requirements can be found here .
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.
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.

See North Carolina Community Colleges Curriculum Procedures 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.
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