I am a community college student interested in transferring into a teacher education program.
If you are transitioning from a community college to a four-year institution in order to complete a teacher education degree we encourage you to consider East Carolina University.
The following information will assist you in learning more about teacher education at ECU, the admissions process, tools to assist in the transfer process, financial aid, and student services.
Teacher Education at ECU
East Carolina University offers a wide array of degree programs in teacher education leading to a license to teach in North Carolina.
If I choose ECU as my destination, what are the requirements to enter a teacher education program?
The College of Education, through SECU Partnership East, offers degree-completion programs in Elementary Education, Special Education, and Middle Grades Education. Interested students should contact the appropriate SECU Partnership East Coordinator.
What are the admission requirements for transfer students?
Where can I access a transfer application?
What is Pirate Port and how can I create an account?
How can I participate in a campus tour?
When is Open House?
ECU Transfer Services
ECU Transfer Notes Brochure
ECU Degree Plans with North Carolina community college course equivalencies
CFNC Transfer Student Planner
CFNC Teacher Education Career site
Access the Transfer Student Scholarship Application on the Office of Admissions Website.
How do I apply for financial aid?
Contact the Office of Financial Aid for information about federal TEACH grants.
Scholarship opportunities through the College of Education.
Here is a matrix which compares the eligibility requirements and service obligations of some of the teacher education specific financial assistance opportunities.
You may also find additional financial aid resources by visiting the "Paying for College" section at the College Foundation of North Carolina.
Co-curricular experiences are just as important in the educational journey as your chosen major. We encourage you to learn more about the diverse opportunities offered through the Division of Student Life.