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This Week Only: Apply To Many NC Colleges For Free

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Will Folsom
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All this week, many area colleges and universities are waiving their application fees. Costs usually run between $40 and $100 per application, so for those students who are applying to several schools, the savings can be substantial. Don't wait till the weekend, though. The special program ends on Friday, Nov. 14.

Here is a complete list of participating colleges and universities:

University of North Carolina Institutions:
Fayetteville State University
North Carolina Central University
Winston-Salem State University

North Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities:
Barton College
Belmont Abbey College
Bennett College
Brevard College
Cabarrus College of Health
Campbell University
Catawba College
Chowan University
Davidson College
Gardner-Webb University
Guilford College
Johnson C. Smith University
Lees-McRae College
Lenoir-Rhyne University
Livingstone College
Louisburg College
Mars Hill College
Meredith College
Methodist University
Montreat College
N.C. Wesleyan College
Pfeiffer University
Queens College of Charlotte
Saint Augustine’s University
Salem College
Shaw University
St. Andrews University
University of Mount Olive
Warren Wilson College
William Peace University
Wingate University

Community Colleges: All (Applications are always free.)

Find out more about North Carolina College Application Week here.

Carol Jackson has been with WUNC since 2006. As Digital News Editor, she writes stories for, and helps reporters and hosts make digital versions of their radio stories. She is also responsible for sharing stories on social media. Previously, Carol spent eight years with WUNC's nationally syndicated show The Story with Dick Gordon, serving as Managing Editor and Interim Senior Producer.
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