College of the Albemarle
Elizabeth City, NC 27906-2327


Type 2 year
Control Public
Campus size Small
Campus locale Town
Degrees offered Undergrad only
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 2,268
Religious affiliation None
Open Admission
Student to faculty ratio 12:1
Campus housing No
Types of Programs Offered
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
High school education
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
ROTC - Navy
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates


College of the Albemarle has an open admission policy. That means there is no standardized test or GPA requirements. Any high school graduate or GED certificate holder may get admission.

Tuition & Fees

College of the Albemarle charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $6,705 and in-state students paid $2,080.

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

Average Net Price
National Average = $7,496
In State Tuition
National Average = $3,466
Out of State Tuition
National Average = $7,623
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Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 67% of College of the Albemarle's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 53% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,952 (which is 13.4% above the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at College of the Albemarle in 2016-2017, was 0, which is -- of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was -- (which is 100% below the national average.)

Pell Grant
National Average = $4,368
Federal Loan
National Average = $4,557
Financial aid
National Average = 79%
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Student Body

In Fall 2016, College of the Albemarle has enrolled a total of 2,268 students (997 students full-time and 1,271 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 2,268 students, 318 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 36% men and 64% women and all students were enrolled for undergraduate studies.

The institution also enrolled 670 students for distance studies.

Total Enrollment

Student Diversity

White: 63%

Black/African American: 16%

Hispanic: 8%

Non-resident alien: 5%

Two or more races: 4%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 3%

Asian: 1%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%


Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at College of the Albemarle.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities 33% 429
Health Professions And Related Programs 20% 264
Personal And Culinary Services 6% 75
Precision Production 6% 74
Education 4% 56
Family And Consumer Sciences/human Sciences 4% 56
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 4% 54
Engineering Technologies And Engineering-related Fields 4% 52
Mechanic And Repair Technologies/technicians 3% 44
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services 3% 36

Graduation & Dropout Rates

Graduation rate
national average: 30%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of College of the Albemarle full-time students who started class in 2013 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

Still enrolled
Dropout rate
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

Median Annual Income
national average: $25,082

The typical median income of College of the Albemarle graduates 6 years after enrollment is $17,100. Last year, out of the total 537 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 435 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 616 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 480 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $17,100 $22,800
Employment Rate 81% 78%
Total Graduates 537 616

Campus Location

Nearby Colleges

Nearby 2 year colleges within 100 mile radius of College of the Albemarle.

Martin Community College
59.4 mile away
Pitt Community College
85.2 mile away