How to Apply to CFCC

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Step 1

Discover your options.

Learn more about the programs and courses at Cape Fear Community College. Visit or stop by. You can speak with an advisor at either the Wilmington campus or Castle Hayne campus. Take a tour and learn about everything CFCC has to offer.

Step 2

Apply online.

Visit to get started.

Step 3

Submit Official Copies of your Transcripts.

CFCC requires students to submit official transcripts from high school, GED, Adult High School and/or all colleges attended.

Transcripts should be mailed to:

Cape Fear Community College
Attention: Admissions Office
411 N. Front St.
Wilmington, NC 28401

Step 4

Complete Placement Testing.

Contact CFCC’s Testing Services for more information
(910) 362-7479 or visit

Step 5 

Apply for Financial Aid.

Go to to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to apply for both federal and state financial aid.

Cape Fear Community College’s code is 005320.

Step 6

Attend Orientation/Registration on Campus.

Orientation sessions are held in July and December for new students by invitation only; returning students may view an online orientation presentation.

Register and pay for classes during the orientation session.

For more information about getting started at CFCC, visit or call (910) 362-7557.

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