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UNCW Pathways to Excellence

UNCW works closely with our North Carolina Community College partners to ensure a seamless transfer process. The Pathways to Excellence program is a partnership between UNCW and 19 Community Colleges within the North Carolina system.  It 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.  Current colleges that hold a Pathway to Excellence agreement with UNCW are as follows: