Student Handbook

Students attending Coastal Pines Technical College (CPTC) shall normally be charged tuition and related fees, unless otherwise exempted.

Tuition for courses in curriculum leading to a certificate, diploma, or associate degree shall be charged on a uniform basis.

Establishing a consistent and acceptable pattern of attendance is considered an integral part of the total educational process. Coastal Pines Technical College (CPTC) stresses the importance of attending classes as scheduled, and each instructor shall evaluate student attendance and punctuality for each course.

Coastal Pines Technical College (CPTC) assumes responsibility for the academic quality of any academic credit recorded on its transcripts and ensures all academic credit is at the collegiate level and is comparable to CPTC’s credit programs. Advanced placement allows a student to receive course credit based on previous experience, formal or informal, and results in advanced standing within a degree/diploma/certificate program.

Advanced placement includes the following:

  • Secondary School Articulation Credit
  • Standardized Exam Credit
  • Military Training Credit
  • Prior Learning Assessment (PLA)
  • Institutional Exemption Examination