Guaranteed ECU admission for qualified students attending Richmond Community College. ECU extends an invitation to participate from RichmondCC before you graduate and transfer. Pirate Promise is the starting point for students to attend special events, get advising and have support as you transition to ECU.
$10,000 Degree Pathway Partnership
As part of a partnership between Fayetteville State University and Richmond Community College, associate's degree recipients can complete an online Bachelor's degree at FSU for a maximum "out-of-pocket" cost of $10,000.
The Carolina Student Excellence Program (C-STEP) guarantees transfer admission to the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill for students who earn an associates degree and successfully complete the C-STEP program at Richmond Community College.
C-STEP students get support from a network of peer and faculty mentors who help them succeed both at Richmond Community College and after they transition to Carolina.
UNC Greensboro co-admissions programs are designed to provide community college students working toward an A.S. or A.A. degree an opportunity to complete their studies at UNCG, earning a bachelor’s or accelerated master’s degree.
As a co-admissions student, not only can you easily transfer your community college credits to UNCG, you can live like a Spartan from day one. As a community college student, you’ll still enjoy access to our on-campus resources such as the library and Kaplan Center for Wellness.
BraveStep creates a pathway for prospective UNC Pembroke students to begin their college career at RichmondCC and transfer to UNCP after completing 30 credit hours. Qualified applicants who are selected will be co-admitted to UNCP and RichmondCC. BraveStep students will be members of UNCP BraveNation from day one. They will have a UNCP student ID and access to all campus resources, programming and admission to athletic events and Givens Performing Arts Center events. BraveStep students will receive academic advising from both institutions through a collaborative model designed to provide support and guidance every step of the way.
Pathway to Excellence Program
UNCW works closely with Richmond Community College to ensure a seamless transfer process. The Pathways to Excellence program is a pathway for guaranteed admission to UNCW for students completing an Associate of Arts, Associate of Science, or Associate of Engineering with a cumulative GPA of at least a 2.5 (on a 4.0 scale) in transferable college-level coursework.