College of the Albemarle: Review & Facts

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College of the Albemarle is a small two-year, public school with 2,145 students enrolled. This institution was established in 1960 and is one of the 3 colleges and schools located in Elizabeth City, North Carolina.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
35
Fair
College of the Albemarle will give you the opportunity to earn a several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, or associate's degree.

College of the Albemarle implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers choices in 35 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Culinary, Industrial Technologies, Nursing, and Management. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other schools.


Student Retention
58%
Bad
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you wish to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The student retention rate at College of the Albemarle is low at 58% (below North Carolina average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
13 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at College of the Albemarle is very low: 26%.

Student to faculty ratio at COA is pretty good: 13:1. Find out more on faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$7,500
Low
Average tuition prices are low, around $7,300 per academic year. The additional fees at College of the Albemarle beyond tuition are about $200, which comes to a total of $7,500 a year.

Read the details about College of the Albemarle additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
This college might accept your dual credits and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) at entry.

To receive the most accurate and up-to-date information about studying at College of the Albemarle and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the school's general information office at (252) 335-0821 or check College of the Albemarle Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
B
Dicey
College of the Albemarle provides a distance education program.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at COA, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
No
Unfortunately, there is no on-campus housing at College of the Albemarle.

Based on the college crime information, College of the Albemarle appears to be a generally safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

College of the Albemarle Location and Maps



Post Address: College of the Albemarle, 1208 N Road St, Elizabeth City, North Carolina 27906-2327, USA
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