Craven Community College

800 College Ct
New Bern, NC 28562-4900
Tel: (252)638-7200
3,029 students
Public institution

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Craven Community College, a public two-year college with an open-door admissions policy, provides programs to meet the diverse needs of our community through a variety of delivery systems, including distance education, by providing education, training, and retraining for the workforce; basic skills and literacy education; technical and college transfer programs; services to and partnerships with business and industry to promote economic development in a global environment and services to communities, organizations, and individuals to enrich the quality of life.
School Highlights:
Craven Community College serves 3,029 students (41% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 30%.
Craven Community College is the only community colleges within Craven County, NC.
The nearest community college is Pamlico Community College (15.8 miles away).

School Overview

Craven 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 3,029 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.42 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has declined by 8% over five years.
Total Enrollment
3,029 students
1,303 students
Craven Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
1,235 students
836 students
Craven Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 1,794 students
1,046 students
Craven Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Craven Community College sch enrollment Craven Community College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
% Asian
-
2%
Craven Community College Asian (2006-2010)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
3%
7%
Craven Community College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
25%
12%
Craven Community College Black (2006-2012)
% White
72%
67%
Craven Community College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races"
- 2%
Craven Community College sch ethnicity Craven 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. 0.42 0.45
Craven Community College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $1,772 is less than the state average of $5,940. The in-state tuition has grown by 34% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $6,380 is less than the state average of $10,047. The out-state tuition has grown by 8% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $1,772 $5,940
Craven Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $6,380 $10,047
Craven Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Craven Community College is a public, two-year comprehensive community college located in beautiful and historic eastern North Carolina. Craven Community College is a 3,000-student, two-campus institution located in historic Craven County, North Carolina. We offer a wide range of curriculum, continuing education and basic skills programs. Our New Bern and Havelock campuses also are dynamic places where neighbors and visitors come together to learn, to share and to stay involved. The first Craven County adult education classes, funded through the Lenoir IEC, were held at Brinson Memorial School in 1961. Two of the first classes illustrated the workforce development focus of the IEC's: a blueprint reading course offered for the employees of Riverside Iron Works, and basic electronics course comprised primarily of employees from the local telephone company. From these humble roots, Craven Community College was born. In April 1971, the College moved into its new two-building campus on Racetrack Road with an enrollment of 350 curriculum students and 384 continuing education students. That December, the College received accreditation from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

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Did You Know?
For North Carolina public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,666 per year for in-state students and $8,813 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $16,732 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 North Carolina is Robeson Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.