Applying for NC Reach for the 2015-16 academic year can be done in three simple steps.

Step 1. Are you eligible? 

Eligibility Guidelines

  • Eligible students are those who are legal residents of North Carolina eligible for in-state tuition rates. Click HERE for a full explanation of NC residency requirements.
  • Those who have aged out of North Carolina foster care at age 18; or…
  • Those who have been adopted from North Carolina foster care on or after their 12th birthday.
  • Students may qualify through age 25.

2. Print your NC Reach application documents. Click Here.


Step 3: Fill out the NCReach Online Application.Click Here

Be sure to visit the NC Reach Frequently Asked Questions page for detailed information.