DARC Eligibility

The following requirements to qualify for participation in DARC were established by the  U.S. Department of Higher Education

To qualify, a candidate must be 20 years of age or older and also must:

  • Have left college within the past 10 years without earning a degree
  • Have left college in good academic standing (2.0 GPA or higher)
  • Completed at least 50 % of credits toward an associate degree

In addition PCCC and the Commission will give preference to students that:

  • Are unemployed or underemployed and seeking upward mobility
  • Left PCCC with a 2.5 GPA or higher
  • Expressed an interest in programs connected to high demand occupations such as Information Technology, Health Services, Business Adm. Education and Human Services
  • Achieved 40 or more credits towards a degree