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Transfer Students

Students desiring to transfer to Wilkes Community College must be able to meet the admission requirements in effect at the time of their application. They must request that official transcripts from each institution attended be submitted to the registrar. Wilkes Community College will accept credits from regionally accredited colleges. Credit will be awarded provided the course content parallels that taught at WCC or is in the Common Course Library of the North Carolina Community College System. Credit is awarded only for courses with a grade of "C" or better. The maximum credit transferable from all outside sources is 75%; 25% of the credit hours required for graduation must be earned through instruction by Wilkes Community College. Students will receive evaluations of all official transcripts and/or scores submitted before the end of the first semester of curriculum enrollment. A printable transcript request form may be sent to previously attended institutions requesting an official transcript be sent to WCC. 

Transfer Credit and Advanced Placement 

Wilkes Community College has an advanced placement program which allows previous academic study, examination, or military experience to be evaluated for possible college credit. To obtain transfer credit or advanced standing, students must submit official documentation to the Registrar's Office. 

Transfer credit or advanced standing is available to students from these educational experiences: 

1. Transfer Credits from Other Colleges 

Credits may be transferred from colleges and universities which are regionally accredited. Official transcripts from these institutions will be evaluated only after students have been admitted to the college and placed in a program of study. Credit will be awarded provided the course content parallels that taught at WCC or is in the Common Course Library of the North Carolina Community College System. Credit is awarded only for courses with a grade of "C" or better. A printable transcript request form may be sent to previously attended institutions requesting an official transcript be sent to WCC. 

2. Credit for High School Courses 

College credit will be granted for the identified high school course(s) as outlined by the North Carolina High School-to-Community College Articulation Agreement. The college also has local articulation agreements with area high schools to award college credit for courses completed in high school. Students should contact the registrar for more information. Aprintable transcript request form may be sent to your high school requesting a transcript be sent to WCC. 

3 . College-Level Examination Program (CLEP) and Advanced Placement Program (AP) 

Advanced standing may be granted to students who have successfully completed examinations through the College Level Examination Program (CLEP) and/or through the Advanced Placement Program of the College Entrance Examination Board. Official test scores must be presented for evaluation. 

4. Credits for Military Service 

Credits will be granted, where applicable, for military experience in accordance with the recommendations of the American Council on Education's Guide to the Evaluation of Educational Experiences in the Armed Services. 

 

The maximum credit transferable from all outside sources is seventy-five percent; twenty-five percent of the credit hours required for graduation must be earned through instruction by Wilkes Community College . Students will receive evaluations of all official transcripts and/or scores submitted before the end of the first semester of curriculum enrollment.