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Prospective International Students

Due to Covid-19, in-person information sessions are not currently being held. Students should contact an Admissions DSO at for more information.

Admission Steps for International Students

The faculty and staff at College of The Albemarle (COA) welcomes international students. International Student Support Services is happy to help you obtain an F-1 student visa or request a Change of Status. A student visa allows you to study at our college for up to three years. Please review and listen to our presentation on how to become an international student for more information.

How to Become an International Student at COA

To learn about COA’s application and enrollment process, select the situation that best applies to you:


Brittany Meinsen

Admissions Counselor

COA – Elizabeth City: AE 122

252-335-0821 ext. 2217