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Residency Eligibility

All College of The Albemarle prospective students, excluding current high school students, will be required to complete the Residency Determination Service (RDS) process. For more information regarding this process, please visit NC Residency.

Both the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and RDS are required and need similar information for completion. Please visit Navigating FAFSA and RDS to Prepare for College for a breakdown of the information you’ll need.


  • Dance, Andrea

  • Director, Registration and Records/Registrar

  • COA – Elizabeth City: AE 119

  • 252-335-0821 ext. 2252