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Student Body Diversity

Read details about College of The Albemarle’s (COA) student body diversity. Data includes stats on curriculum student’s gender, ethnicity, age and county of residence.

COA Student Body Diversity

Gender, Ethnicity and Age

  2020 – 2021 Percentage
of Total
Enrollment
2019 – 2020 2018 – 2019 2017 – 2018 2016 – 2017 2015 – 2016 2014 – 2015
Total Enrollment 3,206 n/a 3,376 3,351 3,273 3,199 3,108 3,277
Gender
Male 1,007 31% 1,152 1,154 1,123 1,081 1,048 1,149
Female 2,199 69% 2,224 2,197 2,150 2,118 2,060 2,128
Ethnicity
Decided not to say 108 3% 173 202 166 100 61 40
American Alaskan or American Indian 23 1% 21 14 18 18 15 16
Asian 28 1% 34 51 34 24 27 29
African American/Black 386 12% 424 410 425 458 451 539
Foreign 79 2% 92 92 110 128 132 161
Hispanic 135 4% 155 136 140 140 132 136
Hawaiian Pacific 6 0% 9 9 7 8 5 8
Multi-cultural 131 4% 134 121 113 100 105 88
Unknown 183 6% 135 58 36 32 35 36
Caucasian/White 2,127 66% 2,199 2,258 2,224 2,191 2,145 2,224
Age
Median Age 19 n/a 20 23 23 24 24 25
Under 18 871 27% 403 856 2,468 2,318 2,202 2,193
18 – 25 1,651 51% 2,143 2,486 n/a n/a n/a n/a
26 – 35 375 12% 459 475 451 502 501 605
36 – 45 186 6% 222 166 189 211 216 268
46 – 55 75 2% 96 73 103 116 127 151
Over 55 48 1% 53 34 62 52 62 60

County of Residence

  2020 – 2021 Percentage
of Total
Enrollment
2019 – 2020 2018 – 2019 2017 – 2018 2016 – 2017 2015 – 2016 2014 – 2015
Total Enrollment 3,206 n/a 3,376 3,351 3,273 3,199 3,108 3,277
Camden 341 11% 358 364 360 358 248 259
Chowan 182 6% 213 246 229 198 203 254
Currituck 578 18% 605 640 675 660 635 626
Dare 797 25% 737 666 655 626 643 638
Gates 136 4% 153 156 168 155 147 148
Pasquotank 817 25% 901 849 810 826 801 861
Perquimans 193 6% 249 247 206 216 240 262
Total Service Area 3,044 95% 3,216 3,168 3,103 3,039 2,917 3,048
Other North Carolina Counties 138 4% 140 137 130 123 153 187
Out of State 24 1% 20 46 40 37 38 42

Contact


  • Alcocer, Joshua

  • Institutional Researcher

  • COA – Elizabeth City: A 252

  • 252-335-0821 ext. 2387