Welcome, New and Returning Students
Learn how new and returning students apply for admission into College of The Albemarle (COA).
How to Apply
If you experience login issues or need assistance with the College Foundation of North Carolina (CFNC) account, please call 866-866-2362.
If you haven’t attended COA for one year prior to the semester you plan to enroll, please re-apply for admission.
If you believe we already have an official transcript on file, please call the Admissions Office at 252-335-0821 ext. 2290.
Incoming information becomes the property of COA and may not be released to third parties, including the applicant.
If you’re a North Carolina high school graduate, you may be waived from taking the placement test, if you meet the criteria.
Federal School Code: 002917
Apply for federal financial aid early by visiting Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). For more information about financial aid, call 252-335-0821 ext. 2355.
COA cooperates with the Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA) in Decatur, Georgia’s Regional Processing Office (RPO) and the North Carolina DVA in assisting veterans and their dependents. For veteran benefits, call 252-335-0821 ext. 2218.
Please schedule an appointment at the campus you’ll be attending.
- Dare County Campus: 252-473-2264
- Edenton-Chowan Campus: 252-482-7900
- Elizabeth City Campus: 252-335-0821
- Regional Aviation & Technical Training Center: 252-453-3035
International students: a F-1 status change must be approved by Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVIS) prior to enrolling in classes.
RaiseMe™: Scholarships Made Simple
Get ahead of the transfer process by earning scholarships directly form four-year colleges and universities while you complete your associate degree. Connect with colleges and track your progress toward successful transfer during community college.
Earn Scholarships from Four-Year Colleges
RaiseMe makes it easy to earn transfer scholarships throughout community college.
Create an account by visiting RaiseMe, click on the “I’m a Community College Student” and follow the instructions.
Search for the colleges that you’re interested in and “follow” them.
Add your achievements from community college to your portfolio as you work toward completing your associate degree.
See how much you’ve earned in micro-scholarships for every achievement you add. Watch your earnings pile up before the submission deadline for your intended transfer date.
Apply to colleges. If and when you’re accepted to a college partner, you’ll see your submitted earnings amount (at minimum) in your award letter.
Micro-Scholarships for Community College Students
On RaiseMe, you can connect and engage with four-year colleges from the start of your journey, earn performance-based scholarships from four-year colleges for individual achievements in community college, and see what steps to take in order to efficiently and successfully transfer to your college of choice while staying on track to complete your associate degree.
Discover and “follow” colleges on RaiseMe that are the best fit and match for transfer based on cost, location, major and more.
Earn Micro-Scholarships for Achievements
Add achievements, such as getting an “A” or “B” in a core course or working a part-time job, into your RaiseMe portfolio as you progress through community college. For each achievement, you’ll earn a micro-scholarship from the colleges you’re following.
Track Your Progress and Maximize Your Earnings
Track your progress toward transfer eligibility as you earn new micro-scholarships from four-year colleges with each new achievement during community college.
Redeem Micro-Scholarships When You Transfer
The total amount of micro-scholarships you earn from the university you apply and are accepted to represents the minimum amount of financial aid you’ll receive when you transfer.
RaiseMe is free to community college students — get started.