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There’s still time to register for the fall 2021 semester! Browse our curriculum class schedules.

Fall 2021

Upcoming Late-Start Session Begins
2nd 8-week Tuesday, 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.

We’re here to help! If you have questions about our admissions process, contact us at 252-335-0821 ext. 2290 or

    Contact Admissions



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


    • Holley, Margie

    • Admissions Specialist

    • COA – Elizabeth City: AE 134

    • 252-335-0821 ext. 2290

    • Williams, Bonita

    • Admissions Counselor

    • COA – Elizabeth City: AE 134

    • 252-335-0821 ext. 2293