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University Transfer FAQs

In short, yes. LCC is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate degrees, diplomas, and certificates.  Courses designated as Universal General Education Transfer Component (UGETC) courses are guaranteed transfer to public NC four-year colleges and schools and colleges/universities who have signed the articulation agreement.  Other courses transfer at the discretion of the receiving college or university.  Students who complete an associate degree at LCC are guaranteed 60+ hours of transfer to most NC institutions (Note: Students who do not complete the entirety of their degree before transferring are not guaranteed that all credits will be accepted at the four-year institution).

Lenoir Community College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate degrees, diplomas, and certificates. Questions about the accreditation of Lenoir Community College may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097, by calling (404) 679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC’s website (sacscoc.org).

Lenoir Community College maintains bilateral agreements with Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science programs at several North Carolina Universities. These programs are designed to maximize a student’s time at the community college level and ease the transition to the university program. The Comprehensive Articulation Agreement between the University of North Carolina and the North Caroline Community College System clearly lays out the stipulations for credit and status guarantee, and rests upon several assumptions common to successful statewide comprehensive articulation agreements. Link: https://myapps.northcarolina.edu/transfertoolbox/wp-content/uploads/sites/57/2020/11/CAA-2020-TAC-approved-10-31-20.pdf

The College’s ACA, College Student Success, courses are designed to help transfer students navigate the process of transferring from Lenoir Community College to the transfer institution of choice. Topics covered include majors of study, building a successful transfer schedule of courses, navigating the transfer institutions’ websites, and many other student resources.

Lenoir Community College provides several opportunities for colleges and universities to the visit the Kinston campus. Visit College/University Visits for more information.

College and university transfer students need to know detailed information about what courses will transfer to senior institutions. The transfer course list will provide you with detailed information on college transferable courses offered at LCC. See this page for a list of UGETC courses: Transfer Course List

For more information:
Dr. Dusk Stroud
Director of Admissions and Enrollment Management

Administration (Bldg 3), Room 140A
Phone: (252) 527-6223, ext. 394
Fax: (252) 233-6893
Email: admissions@lenoircc.edu