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Summer 2023 registration is now open!

Although the Spring 2023 registration has passed, don’t miss the opportunity to Transform Your Tomorrow!

Browse our curriculum class schedules.

Summer 2023

Session Classes Begin
10-week, 5-week May 15
2nd 5-week June 20

Fall 2023

Session Classes Begin
16-week, 14-week, 12-week and 8-week August 14
2nd 14-week August 28
2nd 12-week September 12
2nd 8-week October 10

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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

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    Contact Admissions


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


    • Williams, Antonio

    • Director, Admissions and Recruitment

    • COA – Elizabeth City: AE 125

    • 252-335-0821 ext. 2220