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then click on the heading to apply to the College.

College Transfer students between classes.

College Transfer Track

The College Transfer track is for students who plan to transfer to a four-year institution when they complete their studies at CFCC. Students graduating from the Transfer programs are awarded an Associate in Arts (AA), Associate in Science (AS), or Associate in Fine Arts (AFA) degree. For more information, visit the College Transfer Program web page.

Health Sciences students work with specialized training equipment.

Health Sciences Track

CFCC offers 12 health science programs from which to choose. Students interested in nursing, dental assisting, dental hygiene, occupational therapy, pharmacy technology, phlebotomy, radiography, sonography, or surgical technology are awarded an Associate in Applied Science (AAS).  These programs are selective enrollment and have additional admissions criteria and include a math requirement.


A vocational Student studying Film and Video Production

Vocational/Technical Track

The Vocational/Technical track is for students who complete coursework leading to a broad range of vocational and technical careers. Students graduating from the Vocational/Technical programs are awarded an Associate in Applied Science (AAS), Associate in General Education (AGE), Diploma, or Certificate. For more information on the various programs offered, visit the Academic Department web page and learn more about each of the programs offered.


Special or visiting students

Special Credit or Visiting Student

A Special Credit student is a part-time student taking class(es) to transfer back to a home institution or for personal interest.  These students must satisfy any pre-requisites with placement testing or official post-secondary transcripts. Financial aid benefits are not available for Special Credit students.


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Current High School Student

The Career and College Promise program is designated specifically for current high school students and offers three pathways designed to give motivated high school students a head start on college and career training.  Pathways include Career Technical, College Transfer, and Cooperative Innovative High School (Early College).


International Students

International Student

CFCC does not issue the necessary document (I-20) to obtain the F, J, or M student visas.  Most visas are acceptable for admission with the exception of tourist visas, B1 and B2.  Official transcripts of high school and all colleges attended must be submitted for admission to most programs.  All transcripts must be translated and evaluated. Contact the Director of Enrollment Management at lkasyan@cfcc.edu for more information.



Wilmington Campus
411 North Front Street
Wilmington, NC 28401

North Campus
4500 Blue Clay Road
Castle Hayne, NC 28429

Burgaw Center
100 East Industrial Drive
Burgaw, NC 28425

Hours of Operation
Monday-Friday: 8:00am to 5:00pm

Accessibility Services

Cape Fear Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, political affiliation or age.