Welcome to Career and College Promise!

Earn college credit, tuition-free, while in high school!  Wake Tech’s Career and College Promise (CCP) program offers eligible high school students the opportunity to earn a credential for employment or credits toward a college degree. In many cases, students can also earn dual credit - meeting high school graduation requirements with college courses. 


  • Alert: The 2022 Spring Enrollment Cycle has concluded! Students who are currently enrolled should continue to monitor drop/withdraw dates. Students (New & Continuing) interested in the 2022 Summer/Fall Enrollment Cycle should check back in mid-February for updates.
  • Schedule a Virtual Check My Status Appointment (for students who have not been admitted) or CCP Virtual Advising Appointment (for students who have been accepted/enrolled) today! For more information about virtual appointments, visit the Admissions and Advising page.

Upcoming Dates, Deadlines, & Events

Event Date
12-Week First Day of Class February 4
1st 8-Week Last Day to Withdraw w/ "W" Grade February 9
12-Week Last Day to Drop w/o "W" Grade February 11

Enrolling in CCP...How to Get Started!

Current CCP Students

Students who have been admitted/enrolled during a previous term.

Prospective (New) CCP Students

Students who have not been admitted/enrolled during a previous term. (First Time Applicants)

Why Choose Career and College Promise?

Benefits of Career and College Promise

  • Opportunity to explore over 40 academic programs while being dually enrolled in high school, allowing students to receive both high school and college credit.
  • Saves students and parents money on college tuition (CCP classes are tuition free!) and lightens the course load for future college enrollment.
  • Assists with admission into future college of choice - demonstrates college readiness and rigor.
  • Introduces the "college experience" to students.
  • Provides a jumpstart to career plans, job training, skills and certifications.

Wake Tech and the Career and College Promise program, individually and jointly, have displayed tremendous growth and success. 

Wake Tech Fun Facts

  • Wake Tech is the largest community college in North Carolina, serving over 70,000 students
  • Wake Tech is ranked as the #1 Online Community College in the nation
  • Wake Tech's average class size is 21:1
  • 100% of Wake Tech programs are transferable for further study

Career and College Promise at Wake Tech

  • Enrollment has increased over 800% within the past 9 years
  • Since 2014, nearly 30 additional pathways have been added
  • The average GPA for the Summer 2021 Semester was 3.27
  • Nearly 50% of participating seniors become regular Wake Tech students after graduating high school