Adult Degree Completion Program

Contact Information

Please contact Shellie Saxby for more information:

>Phone: 1-888-4-CHOWAN
>Fax: 252-398-6499

Adult Degree Completion Program

>ADCP Brochure

Adult Degree Completion Program:
Apply for Admission

Steps for Applying for Admission, Receiving Financial
Assistance, and Registering For Classes

  1. Complete the Application for Admission. No application fee!

  2. Submit your official High School transcripts

  3. Submit your official college transcripts from all college and universities attended.
    • In order for you to enroll in 100-level courses at Chowan University, no prerequisite courses are needed.
    • In order to enroll in 200-400 level courses at Chowan University, you must meet course prerequisites as listed in the current Chowan University Catalog
    • Your transfer credits may meet these prerequisites. In order to determine if you have met a prerequisite requirement, you must submit official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended to the admissions office.
    • Mail official transcripts to:

      One University Place
      Murfreesboro, NC 27855

  4. Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at If you need assistance, contact the Chowan University Financial Aid Office at or call 1-888-4-CHOWAN.
    • Chowan Universityís school code is 002916. You may need this when completing your FAFSA!

  5. When all official transcripts are received, you will be notified of an admissions decision via mail within 72-hours.
    • When official transcripts are received, you will receive a transcript evaluation from the Chowan University Registrarís Office.
    • This evaluation will notify you of the amount of hours transferred into Chowan University.
    • This evaluation will also help your academic advisor help you to create an academic schedule.

  6. The Director of Admissions will contact you and schedule a time for you to meet with an academic advisor. At this meeting you will register for classes.

  7. 7. If your FAFSA is complete and your financial aid has been approved by the financial aid office, you will receive a financial aid award letter after you have registered for classes.

  8. 8. Spring classes begin on January 14 2013! You can start off the New Year working towards completing your bachelorís degree at Chowan University!

You must complete a minimum of 124 credit hours, 36 of which must be completed at Chowan University, in order to earn your bachelorís degree. Credit hours taken at a Chowan University off-campus site cannot exceed 60 credit hours. You may take an unlimited number of credit hours, to include both traditional in-class and online classes, through Chowan University main campus located in Murfreesboro, NC.

If you have questions or would like to schedule a personal appointment with an Adult Degree Completion Program representative, contact Shellie Saxby, Director of Admission, Adult Degree Completion Program, at or 1-888-4-CHOWAN.  

"All I can say to Chowan University is thank you. I am so excited to have the opportunity to finish my four year degree. The staff at Chowan University has gone above and beyond their call of duty and I want to thank all of you!"
- April W. Rozier 

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