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North Carolina Community College Graduates Make Great WGU Students

Work and School Balance When You Choose WGU for Your Bachelor's Degree

You're on the path of higher education, and WGU wants to help you keep going! That's why we are proud to offer special benefits for the graduates and staff of our partner community colleges in North Carolina.

WGU is the perfect fit for working adults who need a degree to boost their careers but can't fit traditional schooling into their busy lives. That's why hundreds of companies, associations, school districts, municipalities, and other organizations choose WGU as their partner in educating their workforces and graduates. Associate degree graduates usually quality for upper-division standing at WGU — so don't wait to get started! 

Transfer Made Easy

Fill out the form to receive access to on-demand videos and learn more about transferring your existing credits.

Transfer Students Can Earn up to $1,000 Towards WGU Education on RaiseMe

WGU partnered with RaiseMe to offer micro-scholarships that recognize your achievements as you prepare to transfer, earning you money for college before you even apply.

Tuition Discount

Graduates and employees of partner community colleges are eligible to receive 5% discount on tuition for the first four terms. Speak to an Enrollment Counselor for more information about your discount.

Scholarships Available

One way WGU removes obstacles from your path to achieving your education and career goals is through scholarships, including the $2,500 WGU Community College Partner Scholarship.

In the same spirit of encouraging scholarship and providing opportunity for personal and professional growth among two-year college students, WGU is proud to offer the Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship Program. These scholarships, each valued up to $2,500, are designed for motivated Phi Theta Kappa members with an associate’s degree who wish to continue their education and earn a bachelor’s degree to take their careers and lives forward.

WGU Partners with Community Colleges

Across the nation, we've established transfer pathways to help incoming students understand how prior coursework and experience may transfer into a degree program at WGU. Get your transfer assessment started by speaking with Enrollment!

Transferring your North Carolina Community College Credits or Degree to WGU is Simple

Students with an Associate of Arts (A.A.), Associate of Science (A.S.), or Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) degree usually qualify for Upper-Division standing at WGU. 

Depending on your degree program, you may qualify for additional requirement waivers. If you have completed some college coursework but have not earned a degree, WGU will conduct a transcript evaluation. Your experience may waive some of your requirements.

WGU has community college partners throughout the United States. If you'd like to do an initial self-assessment of transfers you may qualify for, you can view our community college partner site. Please note, this tool is for desktop users. Any questions you encounter can be resolved by speaking with an Enrollment Counselor.

 

Current Community College Partners:

Earn Your Degree for about Half of the Cost of Other Online Universities*

You pay tuition per six-month term, not per course or credit. So when you move faster through your courses, you also lower your total bill!

 

WGU students pay half the tuition, and end up with half the debt of the national average.
*WGU average annual bachelor’s tuition rates are 61% of the national average, compared to national rates reported by The Institute for College Access & Success. WGU average rate does not include rates for WGU Bachelor of Science, Nursing Prelicensure program.

  • Low, flat-rate tuition.
  • Graduate faster and with less debt.
  • Financial aid and scholarships available.
  • Online education with supportive faculty.
  • VA and military benefits accepted.
  • Great return on investment.
  • All course materials for a low, flat fee.

Take the Next Step

College can be affordable—and it's definitely worth it.  We're here to help you make the best decisions on degree program, payment options, scholarship application, and more.

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