UNCW PathWays Program

The PathWays program will provide guaranteed access for students transferring between the North Carolina Community College System and the UNC-Wilmington System. It is a pathway for guaranteed transfer admission to UNCW for students completing an AA, AS, AE, AATP, ASTP, or AFA from a North Carolina Community College.

Who is Eligible for PathWays?

Students who are currently attending a partner community college and pursuing a transferable associate degree (AA/AS/AE/AATP/ASTP/AFA) are eligible to join PathWays. Only students who are planning to apply as a transfer student are eligible for guaranteed admission. Dual-enrolled or early college students who plan to apply as first-year students are not eligible for PathWays.

What are the Benefits of PathWays?

  • Early access to transfer resources, such as tailored coaching and advising from a transfer student success coordinator
  • Invitations to special workshops and events
  • Guaranteed admission as a transfer student
  • Simplified transfer application process and transfer application fee waiver
  • Priority consideration for transfer merit scholarships

Helpful Links:

UNCW PathWays – Guaranteed Admission Program

PathWays Enrollment Form