College of The Albemarle (COA) operates an “open-door” admissions policy that accommodates all persons who are able to benefit from postsecondary education. COA serves everyone, without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age or disability.
New and Returning Students
- You’re a new student if you’ve never attended COA.
- You’re a returning student if you haven’t attended COA for one year or more.
High School Students
If you’re a current high school student who wishes to take college credit classes, the Career and College Promise program provides seamless dual enrollment opportunities for eligible North Carolina high school students in order to accelerate completion of college certificates, diplomas and associate degrees that lead to college transfer or provide entry-level job skills.
- An international student is someone who is currently residing in the U.S. with a valid Visa.
- An international student is someone who is currently residing overseas and would like to obtain a Student Visa (F-1).