Colleges and universities across the state are waiving application fees or accepting fee waivers this week through the College Board as part of a statewide promotional event, North Carolina College Application Week. The event ends at 5 p.m. Friday.

College Application Week is intended to encourage high school seniors to apply early to state colleges and universities.

This week, all state colleges and universities will accept College Board or ACT fee waivers instead of application fees for students who qualify, according to the College Foundation of North Carolina website.

The colleges and universities waiving application fees for all North Carolina high school seniors include the following local schools: GTCC, Bennett College, Greensboro College, Guilford College, N.C. A&T. read more