In today’s global economy, successful careers could require a two-or-four-year degree, a diploma or nationally recognized job credential.
Career & College Promise offers North Carolina high school students a clear path to success in college or in a career. The program is tuition-free to all students who maintain a “B” average and meet other eligibility requirements.
Career & College Promise is Gov. Bev Perdue’s commitment to helping every qualified student gain access to an affordable college education and is ready for a career or college after high school.
Eligible high school students can begin earning credit at a community college campus at no additional cost.
Students can earn:
- College credit completely transferrable to all UNC System Institutions and many of NC’s Independent Colleges and Universities
- A credential, certificate or diploma in a technical career
- A high school diploma and two years of college credit in four to five years through innovative cooperative high schools (limited availability).