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Fall 2020 open registration is going on now!

Fall 2020 Curriculum Class Schedules: Classes Begin Aug. 17

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. Questions? Email us at

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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 Albemarle area: Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Gates, Pasquotank and Perquimans Counties. We have campuses in Manteo, Edenton-Chowan, 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.

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

  • Warren, Brianna

  • Enrollment Specialist

  • COA – Elizabeth City: AE 134

  • 252-335-0821 ext. 2290