College Transfer Fair on Nov. 6 in library
For many career paths, a bachelor's degree or even a master's degree is needed. Students who plan to continue to another university after BCCC can find the best fit for their goals at BCCC’s College Transfer Fair on Wednesday, November 6 at the BCCC Library. The fair will run from noon to 1:45 p.m. All are welcome. For more information contact Kimberly Jackson at 252-940-6252. The following universities will be represented.
- Appalachian State University
- Barton College
- Campbell University
- Chowan University
- East Carolina University
- Elizabeth City State University
- Fayetteville State University
- Guilford College
- Johnson & Wales University
- North Carolina A & T State University
- North Carolina State University
- North Carolina Wesleyan College
- Old Dominion University
- University of North Carolina – Greensboro
- University of North Carolina – Wilmington
- Western Carolina University
Students are saving between $9,000 and $14,000 in tuition and fees alone by taking their first two years of classes at BCCC. This is according to studies conducted by the college on cost-savings for students from their transfer programs with major universities. These numbers do not reflect other savings associated with cost of attendance, including food and housing.
Pirate Promise with East Carolina University guarantees ECU admission for students completing an Associate in Arts or Associate in Science degree with a 2.5 GPA or greater. Benefits include guaranteed admission, waived ECU transfer application fee, joint academic advising, joint financial aid counseling and RaiseMe micro-scholarship opportunities, ECU One Card eligibility, access to ECU libraries, and access to Here’s How ECU Career Services virtual workshop series. Pirate Promise can save students $9,000.
Pathway to Excellence with University of North Carolina Wilmington guarantees UNCW admission for students completing an Associate in Arts or Associate in Science degree with a 2.5 GPA or greater. Benefits include guaranteed admission and joint academic advising. Pathway to Excellence can save students $10,000.
PackTrac with N.C. State University guarantees admission into one of the 13 eligible majors with the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences at N.C. State. Students must maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.0 for all transferable college course work. Benefits include guaranteed admission and joint academic advising. PackTrac can save students $14,000.
These transfer programs ensure that students are better prepared for the universities they attend, and leave with college with less debt.