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A Seamless Path From GTCC to North Carolina A&T State

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Guilford Technical Community College and North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University are now offering a joint program in civil and mechanical engineering where you may be admitted to both educational institutions. This means that you are both a student at GTCC and N.C. A&T. The first two years you will be completing classes at GTCC with many of the same benefits as being a student at A&T. However, you will be paying the community college tuition rate of $71.50 per credit hour. All of your classes at GTCC are guaranteed to transfer to A&T. In addition, as a second-year student, you will be able to attend engineering seminars and classes on the A&T campus.

When you begin your third year, you will begin taking classes at A&T in their civil or mechanical engineering program.


What Are the Benefits for Me as a Student?

This partnership provides the following benefits for students:

  • Saving thousands of dollars in tuition and fees your first two years of college
  • Guaranteed entrance into the North Carolina A&T School of Engineering
  • Coordinated federal and financial aid disbursement
  • Waived application fee for N.C. A&T State University
  • Special scholarship opportunities for co-admitted students
  • Coordinated student and academic services
  • Students who maintain established academic standards move seamlessly to N.C. A&T to complete upper-division coursework
  • Develop and support mutually beneficial co-curricular programs (e.g., internships, student clubs) to promote engagement and persistence
  • One application
  • On-site Student Success/advising
  • Access to computer services
  • Coordinated degree completion

How Do I Apply?

Students interested in co-admission must submit a formal application to the program and meet the following requirements for admission:

  • Minimum SAT Scores of 500 in Math and 500 in Verbal or a Composite ACT Score of at least 21
  • Minimum high school GPA of 3.0 (weighted)
  • Students must be willing to commit to full-time status.

What are the Requirements to Continue in the Program?

Students must meet the following progression requirements to continue in the co-admission program:

  • Complete 16-17 credit hours of coursework/term with a minimum GPA of 2.0
  • Obtain a C or better in all science, engineering and math courses
  • Complete the requirements for an Associate of Science degree at GTCC.

Who Do I Contact to Get Started?

You should contact the GTCC Admissions Office by emailing them at or call GTCC at 336-334-4822 and ask for admissions.



Last update 2/10/2014