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Facts for CCP Counselors

Career and College Promise (CCP) provides seamless dual enrollment educational opportunities for eligible North Carolina high school students in order to accelerate completion of college certificates, diplomas, and associate degrees that lead to college transfer or provide entry level jobs skills. Students in grades 9 or 10 who meet the CCP entrance criteria may choose from a select group of Career and Technical Education pathways in engineering technologies, industrial technologies or transportation technologies. Qualified juniors and seniors may choose any of the College Transfer or Career and Technical Education pathways.

Why a High School Student Should Participate

  • FREE registration and tuition.*
  • Students can get high school and college credits for completed courses.Some courses can earn them AP credits at their high school.
  • Any College Transfer Pathway courses that are completed with a grade of C or better will transfer to the 16 public universities in North Carolina as well as DCCC.
  • High School students enrolled in the program have access to all DCCC Campus and Student services such as the Library, Fitness Center, Campus Concerts, Athletic Events and more.
  • DCCC’s faculty teach all classes in the program.
  • The program can offer students a sneak peek into the industry or the desired field of study they are considering with limited financial investment and without long term commitment. It may or may not be a good fit, but either way, they still earn college credits in the process.
  • Students are better prepared for college life in the future with the advantages of knowing what it takes to be successful.
  • Students get the added benefit of transitioning from high school right into a desired program at DCCC – ahead of their classmates who wait until after graduation.
  • Career and Technical Education certificate programs can be completed while you’re in high school.

*Some program specific costs may apply

When can a High School Student begin the Program?

Students are eligible to enroll in selected programs as a high school freshman or sophomore. All pathways are available to high school juniors and seniors. Starting CCP early can lead to multiple certificates in Career and Technical Education pathways, prepare students for a career or give students a boost to complete their degree at DCCC or another college or university.

To be eligible, students need to meet the following requirements:

For Career and Technical Education Pathways

  • High school junior or senior
  • Unweighted high school GPA of 2.8 or higher; or
  • Demonstrate college readiness on approved assessments in English, reading, and math; or
  • Have written recommendation from high school principal.

For College Transfer Pathway

  • High school junior or senior
  • Unweighted high school GPA of 2.8 or higher; or
  • Demonstrate college readiness on approved assessments in English, reading and math.

For Selected Career & Technical Education Pathways Available to Underclassmen

  • High School freshman or sophomore
  • Recommendation of the high school principal;
  • C or Better in Math I;
  • EOC score of 3, 4, or 5 for Math I; and
  • EOG score of 3, 4, or 5 for 8th Grade ELA Assessment


  • High school freshman or sophomore;
  • Recommendation of the High School Principal; and
  • Demonstrate college readiness on approved assessments in English, reading, and math.

How do Students Apply for the Program?

Interested high school students should work with their high school counselor to determine eligibility for the program. Students enrolled in homeschools or other non-public high schools should contact Victoria Hundley at 336.249.8186 ext. 6781 or victoria_hundley@davidsonccc.edu for more information.

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