CCP College Transfer Pathway

Career and College Promise offers North Carolina high school students the chance to earn college credits at a community college campus. 

Credentialing Options

Eligibility Requirements

Complete eligibility requirements are listed in the FAQ below.

Applying for CCP College Transfer

Complete application instructions are listed in the FAQ below.

College Transfer Pathways

A student must enroll in one College Transfer Pathway program of study and may not substitute courses in one program for courses in another.

A student may change his or her program of study major with approval of the high school principal or his/her designee and the college’s chief student development administrator.

With the approval of the high school principal or his/her designee and the college’s chief student development administrator, a student who completes a College Transfer Pathway while still enrolled in high school may continue to earn college transfer credits leading to the completion of the Associate of Arts or Associate in Science.

With the approval of the high school principal or his/her designee and the college’s chief student development administrator, a student may enroll in both a College Transfer Pathway program of study and a Career Technical Education program of study.

Frequently Asked Questions

  1.  To be eligible for enrollment, a high school student must meet the following criteria:
    1.  Be a high school junior or senior
    2.  Have an unweighted GPA of 2.8 on high school courses or demonstrate college readiness on an assessment or placement test
    To demonstrate college readiness, the student must meet these College Readiness Benchmarks on Approved Diagnostic Assessment Tests:
    • Pre-ACT/ACT – English: 18; Reading: 22; Math: 22
    • PSAT/SAT – English: 26/480; Reading: 26/480; Math: 24.5/530
  2.  To maintain eligibility for continued enrollment, a student must
    1.  Continue to make progress toward high school graduation, and 
    2.  Maintain a 2.0 GPA in college coursework after completing two courses.
  3. A student must enroll in one College Transfer Pathway program of study and may not substitute courses in one program for courses in another.
  4.  A student may change his or her program of study major with approval of the high school principal or his/her designee and the college’s chief student development administrator.
  5.  With approval of the high school principal or his/her designee and the college’s chief student development administrator, a student who completes a College Transfer Pathway while still enrolled in high school may continue to earn college transfer credits leading to the completion of the 44-hour general education transfer core.
  6.  With approval of the high school principal or his/her designee and the college’s chief student development administrator, a student may enroll in both a College Transfer Pathway program of study and a Career Technical Education program of study.

To enroll in the Career and College Promise Program at GTCC, the student must complete the following steps and submit the required documentation indicated below.

  1. Meet the Eligibility requirement for enrollment listed above.
  2. Complete the GTCC Application for Admission.
  3. Complete the Verification of Student Eligibility Form. This form must be signed by the high school principal or his/her designee, parent and student.
  4. Submit an official copy of your high school transcript. This must include your GPA and grade level.
  5. Submit an official copy of placement test scores documenting college readiness if you do not have an unweighted GPA of 2.8.
  6. Please email Linda Whitlow for an appointment once you have all of the required documentation.