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Fall 2024 registration is now open!

Although the Spring 2024 registration has passed, don’t miss the opportunity to Transform Your Tomorrow!

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Important Dates and Deadlines

Summer 2024

Session Classes Begin
10-week, 1st 5-week May 16
2nd 5-week June 24

Fall 2024

Session Classes Begin
16-week, 14-week (EE), 12-week (EE), 1st 8-week August 15
14-week (LS) August 29
12-week (LS) September 13
2nd 8-week October 15

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We’re Here to Help You Reach Your Goals

At College of The Albemarle (COA), we’re here to get you started on a path to an exciting, rewarding career that you’ll love. We’ll help you explore academic and career options, set goals, understand education and graduation requirements, and make informed decisions.

COA is proud to have served the academic needs of the Albemarle region since 1961. As the first comprehensive community college in North Carolina, we continue to expand our programs and services throughout the seven-county area: Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Gates, Pasquotank and Perquimans Counties. Learn about our campuses in Manteo, Edenton, Elizabeth City and Barco.

COA has an open door admissions policy and welcomes anyone who wants to benefit from postsecondary education, without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age or disability.

If you have questions about our admissions process, contact us at 252-335-0821 ext. 2290 or [email protected].

Campus Tours

We invite you to tour our campuses! Sign up for an in-person campus tour, or take a virtual one.

“Test Drive” COA

Looking to get started in a new career that’s hands-on and in demand? check out College of The Albemarle’s (COA) “Test Drive” programs and experience different opportunities that can take you from college to career in two years or less!

    Contact Admissions


    To read about admission requirements, choose the option that best describes you as a student or your educational goals:

    Not sure what career you want?


    • Meinsen, Brittany

    • Director, Admissions and Recruitment

    • COA – Elizabeth City: AE 125

    • 252-335-0821 ext. 2220

    • Felton, LaRaven

    • Admissions Counselor

    • COA –Elizabeth City: AE 122

    • 252-335-0821 ext. 2217

    • Sawyer, Roselyn

    • Admissions Specialist

    • COA – Elizabeth City: AE 134

    • 252-335-0821 ext. 2290