High School Students


We have a program for everyone - including the county’s high school students. From our concurrent enrollment and college connection programs to our career academies and college experience initiative, we have a variety of ways for high school students to earn college credit - at no cost - while gaining invaluable employability skills and hands-on training.

Get Started

New to CPCC? Not sure how to find what you’re looking for or how to begin the enrollment process? Whether your goal is to earn a degree, diploma or certificate, or learn a new hobby, we’ll point you in the right direction. Click here and let us help you “get started” on achieving your personal and professional goals at CPCC.

Concurrent enrollment

Get a jump on the competition by enrolling in our concurrent classes which allow local high school students to earn college credit at no cost. All credits earned will transfer to the two- or four-year institution of their choice.

Outreach and Recruitment

Are you thinking about which college to attend? CPCC is a great choice. We offer a variety of academic programs, boast an affordable tuition rate and have six campus locations throughout the county - that means we’re diverse, competitive and accessible. What more could you want from your higher education institution?

College Connection

If you’re a high school senior, attend one of our College Connections programs where you’ll have the chance to register early for classes - this means a greater selection of classes for you to choose from and the opportunity to design your class schedule around both work and play.

College Experience for CMS Students

If you’re a Charlotte-Mecklenburg high school student interested in getting a head start on your college education, learn more about our College Experience program which will give you access to advanced vocational preparation and personal enrichment opportunities – at no cost.