Disclosure of Consumer Information - Your Right To Know
College of The Albemarle is committed to providing students, their families and the campus community full disclosure of all consumer information as required by state and federal laws and regulations. The laws are intended to satisfy students’ right to know, and afford the opportunity for students to make fully informed choices regarding the institution they elect to attend. Please take a moment to review the information below.
About College of The Albemarle
Consumer and disclosure information relating to current degrees and programs offered by the university, accreditation information, credit transfer policies, and lists of faculty and administrative personnel can be accessed in the COA General Catalog, or you can call the Admissions Office at (252) 335-0821 ext. 2220.
Student Body Diversity
To view data on COA's student body, please click here.
Safety on Campus - Your Right to Know
COA places the highest priority on your safety, and we rely on community members to share our commitment and actively participate in creating a safe and secure living, learning, and working environment. In compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (The Clery Act), COA’s Annual Crime Statistics includes data for the previous three years concerning reported crimes that occurred on or around the campus. You can find crime statistics and other campus safety information by navigating to the Campus Safety and Security web page. To obtain other information or to speak with a security representative, please contact the Vice President, Business and Finance at (252) 335-0821 ext. 2211.
Drug Free Schools and Campuses Act of 1989
The Drug Free Schools and Campuses Act of 1989 requires that all students be notified annually of COA Alcohol and Controlled Substance Use Policy and Drug Free Workplace Policy. These policies and those regarding student conduct and sanction for violations can be found in the Student, Rights, Regulations, and Responsibilities Section of the COA General Catalog. More information on local resources to assist you with the prevention of substance abuse is available through the COA Office of Counseling and Career Development or by contacting the Director, Counseling and Career Development at 252-335-0821 ext. 2243.
Privacy Rights of Students in Education Records
The federal Family Education Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (FERPA), and regulations adopted subsequent to the Act, set out requirements designed to protect students' privacy in their records maintained by the college or university. The university has incorporated FERPA into our student records administration policies which can be found by navigating the COA Registrars Office webpage. The complete FERPA policy is also available via the Federal Department of Education’s website. For more information, or to obtain a copy of the Student Records-Confidentiality & Releasepolicy, please call the Registrars Office 252-335-0821 ext. 2252.
The Equity in Athletics Disclosure Act
In compliance with the Equity in Athletics Disclosure Act (EADA), the COA Athletics Department reports required information to the Office of Postsecondary Education and directly to prospective students and parents. This information includes athletic graduation rates, the number of male and female athletes on campus, the expenses and athletic aid spent on each sport, recruiting expenses, annual revenue and salaries for all coaches. Data on athletic program participation rates and financial support are currently not available. For more information on the athletic program go to the COA Athletics web page or call the COA Athletics Department at (252) 335-0821 ext. 2260.
Completion of Degrees and Graduation Rate Information
Graduation rates for full-time, first-time undergraduates are available currently at the National Center for Educational Statistics College Navigator web site. Search for "College of The Albemarle". The information is also displayed by gender and by ethnicity. Degree completion and graduation rates can also be obtained by calling the Office of Institutional Effectiveness and Advancement at (252) 335-0821 ext. 2387.
Financial Aid Information
Consumer disclosure information relating to financial aid includes: cost of attendance, description of need and non-need aid types, application procedures and processes, student eligibility requirements, students rights and responsibilities, criteria for selection of recipients and awarding funds, disbursement information, refund and repayment policies, satisfactory academic progress policy for financial aid, appeal procedures, financial aid availability for students abroad, and VA/Military benefits. All of this information can be accessed on the COA Scholarship and Student Aid webpage, or by calling the Office of Scholarships and Student Aid at (252) 335-0821 ext. 2355.
Gainful Employment of Students in Selected Programs
To view Gainful Employment Data for COA's Certificate and Diploma curriculum areas, please click here.
For regular admissions purposes, COA does not require immunization and medical records for domestic students; however, Health Science programs do require vaccinations and immunization records. For more information regarding vaccination and medical records policy for Health Science programs go to Programs of Study and click on the link to the specific program of study and then click on Handbook for the specific Health Science program. For more information on vaccination and medical records policy for Health Science programs please contact the Health Science Admissions and Retention Coordinator at (252) 335-0821 ext. 2304.
Information regarding textbooks (ISBN, price, etc.) for specific courses can be found by navigating to the www.albemarle.bkstr.com selecting “Textbooks & Course Materials”and filling in the appropriate information in the drop-down boxes. Further information on textbooks can be found by calling the bookstore at (252) 335-0821 ext. 2377.
For your convenience, a Multi-Year Tuition Calculator is located on the COA Net Price Calculator website.
Copyright Infringement and Peer To Peer File Sharing
Users of the COA network are prohibited from using Peer-To-Peer (P2P) programs. In addition, sharing of copyright material through this or any other technology is strictly prohibited, including network file sharing, web applications, or any other means. For information on Peer-To-Peer file sharing, please contact the MIS Office at (335) 335-0821 ext. 2301.
To obtain a printed copy of any of the information and policies listed on this page, or if you have further questions, please visit the Marketing and Communications office located in the A Building, Room 107, on the Elizabeth City Campus.
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