Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute

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Gardner-Webb University Collaborative Agreement Programs

Gardner-Webb University Collaborative Agreement Programs

The Gardner-Webb University Collaborative Agreement Agreement between Gardner-Webb University and Caldwell Community College & Technical Institute is intended to promote seamless transfer, access to baccalaureate degree completion and to enhance transfer student success. Students who complete eligible two-year associate degree programs (must graduate with a 2.25 GPA within three years) are guaranteed admission to Gardner-Webb University to complete their undergraduate degree.

(Note: The Gardner-Webb University Collaborative Agreement Agreement is not a dual enrollment program; students will be admitted to Gardner-Webb University after meeting all requirements of the Gardner-Webb Collaborative Agreement Programs at CCC&TI.

Benefits for Collaborative Agreement Students

  • Coordinated federal and state financial aid
  • Waived application fee for GWU admission
  • On-site admissions and academic advising
  • Coordinated degree completion so students who maintain established academic standards move seamlessly to GWU to complete upper-division coursework
  • Access to a CCC&TI liaison on the CCC&TI campuses who serves as a point of contact for the Collaborative Agreement Programs

Current Collaborative Agreement Agreements with Gardner-Webb University

Bulldog Bound

Bulldog Bound students will have up to three years to complete their Associate in Arts (AA), Associate in Science (AS), Associate in Arts in Teacher Preparation (AATP), Associate in Science in Teacher Preparation (ASTP), Associate in Fine Arts (AFA), or Associate in Applied Science (AAS) degree before enrolling at Gardner-Webb. Bulldog Bound students will also benefit from waived application fees at Gardner-Webb, coordinated financial aid programs, coordinated degree completion, on-site admissions and academic advising.

Bridge to Professional Advancement in Nursing

Under the new Bridge to Professional Advancement in Nursing Agreement, CCC&TI students who are accepted into the Associate Degree in Nursing program will be automatically accepted into Gardner-Webb’s Hunt School of Nursing Davis RN-to-BSN program. Students who complete their Associate Degree in Nursing at CCC&TI can transfer to Gardner-Webb to complete their Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree with the opportunity to also earn the Master of Science in Nursing degree.

Business Pathway Agreement

Under the new Business Pathway Agreement, CCC&TI students who complete their Associate in Applied Sciences degrees in Accounting and Finance or Business Administration can transfer the credits they’ve earned toward completing Gardner-Webb’s Bachelor of Science in Accounting or Bachelor of Science in Management.

Human Services Pathway Agreement

Under the new Human Services Pathway Agreement, CCC&TI students who complete their Associate in Applied Sciences degrees in Human Services Technology or Human Services Technology with a concentration in Mental Health can transfer the credits they’ve earned toward completing Gardner-Webb’s Bachelor of Science in Human Services with concentrations in Generalist, Clinical/Pre-Counseling, Family Dynamics, Non-Profit Leadership or Substance Abuse.

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
  • Jeff Link, CCC&TI Student Engagement and Educational Partnerships Executive Director, 828.726.2606, jlink@cccti.edu
  • Dr. Kim Van Wie, Director of Student Services at the CCC&TI Watauga Campus in Boone, at 828.297.3811, kvanwie@cccti.edu