Dual Admission - JCC & ECU

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ECU Pirate Promise & How to Apply Presentation

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If you are interested in Pirate Promise, Cameron Burroughs from ECU will be hosting a virtual student presentation (opens in a new window) on Tuesday, May 5 @ 2:30pm.  I encourage everyone to click the links to register early so we know who will be joining us.

ECU also have virtual appointments available(opens in a new window) for students who want to chat with a transfer coach on your potential transfer to ECU.

 Thank you and we look forward to seeing you soon!


The Pirate Promise Application is now available!
Click here to apply.

The deadline to apply is September 15th
Students please create a Pirate Promise account first. 
You will then have access to the program application via your account

Program Requirements

  • Applicants can be high school juniors, seniors or current community college students applying for co-admission.
  • Commit to full-time status (a minimum of 12 semester hours) at Johnston Community College.
  • Students must complete the requirements for an Associate in Science, Associate in Arts, Associate in Engineering or Associate in Applied Science - Early Childhood Education at Johnston Community College.  ECU will also accept the AAS degrees that transfer into Industrial Technology (over 60 AAS programs) and Construction Management (5 AAS programs)
  • Students graduating with both a college transfer associate degree and continuous maintenance of a grade point average (GPA) of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale will result in guaranteed admission to ECU.
  • Complete and sign an intent to enroll form for ECU
  • Prior to registering for ECU classes, students must provide immunization documentation, complete the Campus Safety Questions, and meet admissions requirements at stated in the ECU Undergraduate Catalog (including a cumulative 2.5 minimum GPA).