Carteret Community College

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To apply for admissions, please read through the information below then click on the button at the bottom of the page titled
"Begin Application for Carteret Community College"

Health Science Applicants

The application period for Health Science programs (with the exception of Emergency Medical Science) begins on October 1st for FALL SEMESTER, 2017. Make sure when applying for a health science program, you are applying for the Fall 2017 semester, otherwise your application will not be processed. 

If you plan to take classes prior to the Fall semester to meet pre-requisites or complete general education courses, apply to the Health Science: Nurse Aide Diploma program.

Please review admissions requirements for your particular health science program by clicking on the link below:

Health Science Admissions Requirements

You can only apply once online per semester.  If you are interested in applying for multiple programs (you may apply to a maximum of 2 health science programs), a paper application will need to be completed for the second program.

Applications without a Social Security Number:

A social security number is not required for admission to Carteret Community College, but is required for you to receive financial aid, other financial assistance programs, acceptance into certain programs of study, and for federal reporting purposes for your tax information.

If you would prefer the college not have your social security number, you must print and complete a W-7 form found at the following link: then file this form with the IRS to receive your tax identification number. Once you receive this number, complete a W-9S form located at the following link: and submit this form to Carteret Community College via mail at: Carteret Community College, Admissions Office, 3505 Arendell Street-Morehead City,NC 28557 or via fax at: 252-222-6265 or visit the admissions office located in the McGee building.

Not furnishing your social security or tax identification number has the following consequences: you will not be able to receive financial aid and will not be able to receive the Federal IRS tuition expenses tax credit and you could be assessed a $100 fine by the IRS.

Until we receive one or the other, we will not be able to register you for classes.

Visiting Students:

If you are applying to Carteret Community College to transfer coursework to your home college or are pursuing courses for for personal enrichment and are not in pursuit of a particular program of study, it is recommended that you apply to be a Special Credit/Visiting Student.

Current High School Students:

You may not proceed with the online application. Contact Rick Hill,College and Career Promise advisor, to proceed with a dual-enrolled application for admission. Mr. Hillís contact information is 252-222-6153 or

Last updated: 6/22/2016 2:23:00 PM ET

High School Transcripts

Most North Carolina public high schools now have the capability to electronically send official high school transcripts to all 110 North Carolina colleges and universities through We encourage you to visit your school counselor to verify coursework and grades prior to requesting an electronic transcript.

In order to send electronic transcripts, you must:

  • Be currently enrolled, or enrolled at the time of graduation, at a participating public high school in North Carolina.
  • Make sure you have entered the following information in the This is Me section of Your Profile:
    • First and Last name - This must match your NC SID name (use the name that appears on your report card, or check with your high school counselor).
    • NC Student Number (formerly NCWISE Student ID) - This can also be found on your report card.
    • E-mail address
    • Gender
    • Date of birth
    • My Account is connected to (the high school where you are currently enrolled, or were enrolled at the time of graduation)
If these conditions are met, you are ready to proceed to the Transcript Manager. A successfully requested transcript should be received by the college within 1-2 business days.

Important Announcement:

  • If you graduated in summer 2012 or before, you will need to contact your high school directly to request a transcript. Please note this is a temporary process change for electronic transcripts until NC DPI migrates historical data from NC WISE to PowerSchool.

If these conditions were met when you submitted your online application, you will then be presented with the option to request your high school transcript be sent electronically to that institution.

If you submitted an online admission application through another website or university portal, we encourage you to request your high school transcript be sent electronically to that institution from the CFNC Transcript Manager (located under the Apply tab → To College → Transcript Manager).

Carteret Community College
Attn: Admissions Office
3505 Arendell Street
Morehead City, NC  28557-2989
In-state telephone: (252) 222-6154
Out-of-state telephone: (252) 222-6154
Fax: (252) 222-6265
How to Use the Carteret Community College Online Application

To complete the online application, simply type your answers in the corresponding fields or select your answers from the popup lists (where applicable).

After you complete a screen, click the NEXT button at the bottom or on one of the sections listed on the left column to move to a different screen. Before you are allowed to jump screens, we will inspect your data on the current screen for errors or inconsistencies. If errors or omissions are found, you will be returned to the screen to correct your answer(s). Otherwise, your data will be saved and you will proceed to the requested screen. We also allow you to skip to another screen without your new data being saved. Be aware that if you use the Skip & Jump function on the left column, data on the current screen will not be saved and will have to be re-entered prior to submittal.

When you have completed the application please check your work. When you are ready, click the 'SUBMIT' button located on the left column to submit the application.

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