Applying at Craven
Craven Community College maintains an "open door" admissions policy. Admission to Craven Community College is granted to all graduates of high school or to those with a recognized equivalency, such as a General Education Development Certificate (GED), who meet the general admissions requirements.
As part of the admissions process, you must complete the following steps:
Advising and Career Services
To learn more about the Advising Process at Craven Community College, visit our Advising and Career Services information.
Additional Admissions Information
A curriculum student who has not been enrolled for over a year or has graduated with a certificate, diploma, or degree from a designated program of study must complete a new Application for Admission.
The student is required to follow the catalog of record that is current for the term that the readmission becomes effective. If a former student has taken classes at other colleges/institutions since last attending Craven Community College the student should request official transcripts to be forwarded to Craven.
Visiting Students/Special Credit
Applicants who do not wish to pursue a particular program of study will be admitted as Visiting/Special Credit (non-degree seeking) students. These students are often enrolled for the purpose of transferring courses to another college/university, gaining special skills, or for personal enrichment. A Special Credit student does not intend to complete a degree, diploma, or certificate from Craven Community College. Special Credit Students are required to complete the Application for Admission.
Prerequisite requirements for courses are the SAME for both degree seeking and Special Credit Students. If the courses for which the student plans to enroll have prerequisites, documentation that the prerequisites have been met must be provided prior to enrolling. You may do this by:
*Please be aware that Special Credit students are NOT eligible to receive Financial Aid.
High School Students
Craven Community College and the Craven County Schools have teamed up to give local high school students The Craven EDGE! The EDGE, which stands for "Earn a Degree, Graduate Early," is a program that enables high school students to take college-level courses through Craven Community College without paying tuition. By enrolling in college courses while still in high school, students can get ahead in their studies, which can save them time and money.
Select Career and College Promise for additional information.
The North Carolina Community College System requires that undocumented or illegal aliens who apply to receive post-secondary college-level education should supply written documentation of their eligibility as set forth in Federal Law, 8 USC Section 1641. It is the applicant's responsibility to satisfy the college that the applicant is eligible for post-secondary education benefits. Anyone who is unable to satisfy this requirement will not be allowed to enroll in Craven's credit programs. However, undocumented or illegal aliens may enroll in non-college level courses or programs, including GED preparation courses, Adult Basic Education, Adult High School, English as a Second Language and other continuing education courses less than college level.