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Admissions Requirements

To get into the Career and College Promise transfer program ...

To be eligible for enrollment in a Career and College Promise transfer pathway, a high school student must meet all of the following criteria:

  • Be a high school junior or senior
  • Have a weighted GPA of 3.0 in high school courses
  • Demonstrate college readiness on an assessment or placement test in English, reading and mathematics.  A student must meet or exceed benchmark scores on one of a number of assessment or placement tests (See the chart below).  Scores from different test may be mixed meet the benchmark in each of the three areas.  Students who don't have test scores with these benchmarks may take the NC-DAP test offered at A-B Tech to also see if they qualify.   Please contact us at ccp@abtech.edu to inquire about scheduling an NC-DAP test at A-B Tech. Students may also take the NC-DAP at another college. For more information about taking the NC-DAP at another college, please contact Distance Advising at distanceadvising@abtech.edu.

College Readiness Benchmarks on Approved Assessment Tests. 

 

Test

PLAN

PSAT

(pre-2015)

PSAT

SAT

(pre March 2016)

SAT

(March 2016)

ACT

English

15

45

26

500

480

18

Reading

18

47

26

500

22

Mathematics

19

47

24.5

500

530

22

 

 

Students may also use the following approved Diagnostic Test to meet benchmarks:

 

Test

NC DAP

(NCCCS Cut Score)

Accuplacer

(NCCCS Cut Score)

Compass

(NCCCS Cut Score)

Asset

(NCCCS Cut Score)

Sentence Skills

NCDAP composite score of 151 or higher

86

70   (Writing)

41   (Writing)

Reading

80

81

41

Arithmetic

7 on each assessment for DMA 010 through 060

55

47   (Pre-Algebra)

41  (Number Skills)

Elementary Algebra

75

66

41

 

To remain in the Career and College Promise transfer program ...decorative 

To maintain eligibility for continued enrollment in a Career and College Promise transfer pathway, a student must:

  • Continue to make progress toward high school graduation
  • Maintain a 2.0 GPA in college coursework after completing two courses

Other important rules ...

  • A student can only enroll in one College Transfer Pathway at a time and may not substitute courses not found in the pathway. 
  • Between semesters, a student may change his/her program of study major with approval of the high school principal or designee and the college’s chief student development administrator.
  • Courses do not have to be taken in order listed on the pathway curriculum lists. 
  • Students are under no obligation to complete an entire program of study.

Speak with your school counselor if you are unsure if you qualify for a transfer program, or to register for college classes that will fit into your schedule. Should you have additional questions or if you are a homeschooled student without a guidance counselor, please contact us by email at ccp@abtech.edu with any enrollment questions. 

Why wait any longer? Fill out an application below to start your Career and College Promise experience now!