Carteret Community College

Tel: (252)222-6000
1,706 students
Public institution

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CarteretCommunity college will be a leader in improving the quality of life for all citizens of Carteret county and Eastern North Carolina by offering high -quality ,innovative education , training , enrichment and support to all who need and value these services.
School Highlights:
Carteret Community College serves 1,706 students (49% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 30%.
Carteret Community College is the only community colleges within Carteret County, NC.
The nearest community college is Pamlico Community College (24.3 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Carteret Community College Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public

Student Body

The student population of 1,706 teachers has grown by 6% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.28 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has grown by 21% over five years.
Total Enrollment
1,706 students
1,287 students
Carteret Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
832 students
832 students
Carteret Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 874 students
1,021 students
Carteret Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Carteret Community College sch enrollment Carteret Community College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
-
1%
% Asian
-
2%
Carteret Community College Asian (2006-2010)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
4%
7%
Carteret Community College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
10%
12%
Carteret Community College Black (2006-2012)
% White
84%
66%
Carteret Community College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races"
2% 2%
Carteret Community College sch ethnicity Carteret Community College sta ethnicity
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.28 0.45
Carteret Community College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,271 is less than the state average of $5,845. The in-state tuition has grown by 32% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $8,415 is less than the state average of $10,047. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,271 $5,845
Carteret Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $8,415 $10,047
Carteret Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Founded in 1963, Carteret Community College is one of 59 institutions comprising the N.C. Community College System. Located in Morehead City, N.C., the college lies on the shores of the beautiful Bogue Sound -- part of the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway. In the early years, the college offered a limited number of vocational technical courses such as marine diesel, small engine repair, air conditioning and heating, and electrical. Today, the college features a wide-range of educational, technical and vocational programs. With more than 100 courses to choose from, students can pursue programs leading to a certificate, diploma or associate degree. The courses of study include: Aquaculture, Basic Law Enforcement, Business Administration, Construction Trades, Cosmetology, Criminal Justice, Culinary Technology, Early Childhood Associate/Teacher Associate, Electrical/Electronics, Emergency Medical/Paramedic, Esthetics, Fine Arts, Firefighter Training, Information Systems, Interior Design, Internet Technologies, Healthcare Management, Hotel and Restaurant Management, Marine Propulsion, Office Systems Technology, Paralegal Technology, Photographic Technology, Therapeutic Massage, Therapeutic Recreation, Welding, and a wide range of Health Science programs. The college transfer curriculum is one of the most popular programs, and enables students to obtain an associate in arts or associate in science degree and transfer to a four-year institution. Additionally, the college offers a variety of Corporate and Community Education courses to provide general education opportunities for upgrading job skills, gaining certification, and satisfying personal interests. These courses are offered on a continual basis, and include: several pre-licensing courses, computer applications, desktop publishing, First Aid/CPR, emergency medical technician certification, and a variety of Basic Skills courses. Accredited by the Southern Association Colleges and Schools since 1974, the college has 130 full-time and 248 part-time employees who provide quality education, training and support. Using innovative means of instruction such as telecourses and Internet-based courses, the college is committed to creating an accessible positive learning environment.

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Did You Know?
For North Carolina public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $2,156 per year for in-state students and $7,913 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,435 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in North Carolina is 72%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

North Carolina community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.46, which is higher than the national average of 0.45. The most diverse community college in Maryland is Robeson Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.