CCPP General Information

The Program

In accordance with Session Law 2011-145 Appropriations Act of 201, Onslow County Schools and Coastal Carolina Community College established the Career and College Promise Program (CCPP). CCPP provides opportunities for eligible high school juniors and seniors to take college courses to accelerate completion of college certificates, diplomas, and Associate degrees that may lead to college transfer and/or careers.

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The Cost

Approved students pay no tuition for fall, spring, and summer semester courses. Students are required to purchase textbooks.

The Pathways

College Transfer Pathway

Courses in this pathway provide an opportunity for a student to complete up to 30 semester hours of transferrable courses toward an Associates and/or Bachelor’s degree.

College Transfer Pathway Criteria

  • Be a high school junior or senior.
  • Have a weighted GPA of 3.0 in high school courses.
  • Demonstrate college readiness on an approved assessment in English, reading and mathematics.
  • To remain eligible for continued enrollment a student must complete a new application for each semester documenting continued progress toward high school graduation and maintain a 2.0 GPA on college coursework after completing two courses.
    Test SAT
    (taken before 3/2016)
    SAT
    (Taken After 3/2016)
    ACT CCCC NC DAP
    English 500 Reading and Writing
    480
    18 Composite Score of 151
    or higher
    Reading 500 22
    Mathematics 500 530 22 7 on each DMA category
  • Provisional Enrollment: A high school junior or senior who does not demonstrate college readiness in either mathematics or English/reading on an approved assessment may be provisionally enrolled in a College Transfer Pathway. For Provisional status, a student must meet the following criteria:
    • Have a weighted GPA of 3.5 on high school courses.
    • Have completed two years of high school English with a grade of “C” or higher.
    • Have completed Math III, or higher, with a grade of “C” or higher.
    • Have written approval of the high school principal or designee.
    • Have written approval of the community college president or designee.
    • Provisional enrollment courses are limited to either college mathematics (MAT) or college English (ENG) within the chosen pathway.
    • To be eligible to register for other courses in the pathway, the student must first successfully complete the MAT or ENG course with a grade of “C” or higher.

Career and Technical Education Pathway

Courses in this pathway lead to certificates or diplomas aligned with the student’s career path.

Career and Technical Education Pathway Criteria:

  • Be a high school junior or senior.
  • Have a weighted GPA of 3.0 on high school courses or have the academic recommendation of the high school principal or designee.
  • Have received career pathway information outlining program requirements for completion of the certificate or diploma.
  • To remain eligible for continued enrollment a student must complete a new application for each semester documenting continued progress toward high school graduation and maintain a 2.0 GPA on college coursework after completing two courses.

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