Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute

Aspire Appalachian Co-Admission Program

Aspire Appalachian Co-Admission Program

The Aspire Appalachian Co-Admission Program provides a seamless pathway from Caldwell Community College to Appalachian State. Students who complete eligible two-year associate degree programs (must graduate with a 2.25 GPA within three years) are guaranteed admission to Appalachian State to complete their undergraduate degree.
(Note: students are not guaranteed admission into a particular major, as some high demand programs may have admission requirements beyond those for general admission to Appalachian.)

Benefits for Aspire Appalachian Students

  • Guaranteed admission to Appalachian
  • Coordinated on-site admissions and academic advising
  • Assigned Success Coach at CCC&TI
  • Coordinated Financial Aid programs
  • Waived Appalachian application fee
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  • Access to student resources at Appalachian:
    • Special events hosted by the Office of Transfer Services
    • Women's Center
    • Henderson Springs LGBT Center
    • Multicultural Student Center
    • Club and Organization Participation (No Fraternity/Sorority or Club Sports Involvement)
    • Career Development Services
    • Wellness and Prevention Services

Note: Early College or high school students dual-enrolled are not eligible

For Additional Information:

  • Dennis Seagle, CCC&TI Director of enrollment management, 828.726.2705, dseaglejr@cccti.edu
  • Dr. Kim Van Wie, Director of Student Services at the CCC&TI Watauga Campus in Boone, at 828.297.2185, kvanwie@cccti.edu
  • Beth Watts, Transfer Transition Advisor - Office of Transfer Services, 828.262.7453, wattsbl@appstate.edu.
  • Jayne Dowdy, Appalachian State Associate Director of Admissions, 828.262.2860, dowdyjl@appstate.edu
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