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Late-start summer and fall 2021 open registration is going on now! Browse our curriculum class schedules.

Summer 2021

Late-Start Summer Session Begins
2nd 5-week week of June 22

Fall 2021

Fall Session(s) Begins
16-week/14-week (early end)/12-week (early end)/1st 8-week Aug. 16
14-week (late start) Aug. 30
12-week (late start) Sep. 14
2nd 8-week Oct. 12

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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. We have campuses in Dare, Edenton, Elizabeth City and Currituck.

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.

    Contact the COA Admissions Team



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


    • Dross, Megan

    • Director, Admissions and Recruitment

    • COA – Elizabeth City: AE 125

    • 252-335-0821 ext. 2220