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Guaranteed Admissions Programs

Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College has guaranteed admissions agreements with UNC Asheville, Western Carolina University, and East Tennessee State University, for A-B Tech students who satisfy specific requirements. 

These direct-entry admission programs give students the opportunity to save money by completing their first two years of college at A-B Tech before transferring to a four-year school. Each university has its own set of requirements that include program completions and certain GPA minimums.

UNC Asheville

The Bulldog-Trailblazer Promise program guarantees admission to UNC Asheville for A-B Tech graduates who meet the eligibility requirements.

Western Carolina University

The Catamount-Trailblazer Program guarantees admission to WCU for A-B Tech graduates who meet the eligibility requirements.  Learn more.

East Tennessee State University

The Buccaneer-Trailblazer Promise program guarantees admission to ETSU for A-B Tech graduates who meet the eligibility requirements.