Carteret Community College

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

3505 Arendell Street

Morehead City, NC 28557-2989

(252) 222-6154

Fax: (252) 222-6265

Contact: Margie Ward

Admissions Officer
Main Address

3505 Arendell Street

Morehead City, NC 28557-2989

(252) 222-6000

Total undergrads: 1,418

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 220

Degree-seeking undergrads: 1,418


Rural setting

Small town (2,500 – 9,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: No

Admissions Policies/Requirements

Personal information sessions required for allied health science program. SAT required of radiologic technology and respiratory therapy applicants; score report due by January 1.

College Majors

Agriculture & Related Sciences

Greenhouse Management A,C
Horticultural Services A,C
Horticulture Science A,C

Arts, Visual & Performing

Arts – General A
Interior Design A
Photography A

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biotechnology A

Business, Management, & Marketing

Administrative/Secretarial Services A
Business – General A
Hotel/Motel Management A,C
Office Clerical Services A

Communications & Journalism

Photojournalism A

Communications Technologies

Photographic/Film Technology A,C

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer/Information Sciences – General A,C
Information Technology A,C
Networking/LAN/WAN Management A,C
Web/Multimedia Design A
Web/Multimedia Management A,C
Word Processing C


Education – General A
Teacher Assistance A

Family & Consumer Sciences

Child Care Management C
Child Care Service A,C
Child Development A

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

EMT Ambulance Attendant A
Massage Therapy A,C
Medical Assistance C
Medical Office Administration A,C
Medical Radiologic Technology A
Medical Transcription C
Nursing – Practical C
Nursing Assistance C
Predentistry A
Premedicine A
Prenursing A
Prepharmacy A
Preveterinary Medicine A
Radiologic Technology/Medical Imaging A
Recreational Therapy A
Respiratory Therapy A

Law & Legal Studies

Legal Administrative Assistance A
Paralegal/Legal Assistance A

Liberal Arts & Sciences

General Studies A
Liberal Arts & Sciences A


Mathematics – General A

Mechanic & Repair Technologies

Marine Maintenance/Ship Repair C

Personal & Culinary Services

Aesthetics/Skin Care C
Cosmetology C
Make-up C
Manicure/Nails C
Restaurant/Catering Management A,C


Psychology – General A

Security & Protective Services

Criminal Justice Studies A
Police Science A,C

Degrees, certificates and diplomas for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Carteret Community College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (252) 222-6000
Type of School: 2-year, Public
Apply Online:
Address: 3505 Arendell St, Morehead City, NC 28557-2989
Setting: Town: Distant
Campus Housing: No

Students & Programs

Student Population: 871
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): %
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 5 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 355 (41% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $2,547
Out-of-state Tuition: $8,691
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 73%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $4,780

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Carteret Community College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Carteret Community College.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences 21
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 53
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services 11
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 21
Education 21
Health Professions and Related Programs 89
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 31
Legal Professions and Studies 11
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 2
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians 3
Personal and Culinary Services 52
Precision Production 1
Visual and Performing Arts 1
Grand total 3323

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Carteret Community College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $2,547
Out-of-state $8,691
Books and supplies $1,250

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $0
Out-of-state $0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 102 73%
Grant or scholarship aid 100 72% $4,780
Student loan aid 0 0% $0

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 860 54% $1,665
Federal student loans 0 0% $0

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Carteret Community College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Carteret Community College students.

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Carteret Community College Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 871
Undergraduate enrollment 871
Graduate enrollment 0

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Carteret Community College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
  • Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
    • Radiologic Technology (RAD) - Programs for radiographers

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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