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Carteret Community College Data & Information Overview

Get the facts about Carteret Community College. Learn how it ranks, what majors it offers, how diverse it is, and much more. Want to know more about a specific stat? Just click on its tile, and you'll go to a page that goes more in-depth on that subject. You can also use the links below to go directly to any section on this page.

How Well Is Carteret Community College Ranked?

2021 Rankings

College Factual recognizes the best colleges and universities in its annual rankings. These rankings include categories for best overall colleges, best colleges for each major, best value schools, and much more.

Carteret Community College was awarded 4 badges in the 2021 rankings.

Overall Quality

Carteret Community College was not ranked in College Factual's 2021 Best Overall Colleges report. This could be for a number of reasons, including lack of data.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Carteret Community College?

Acceptance Rate

Since Carteret Community College has an open admissions policy, being accepted to the school isn't that hard. However, a full basic things - such as a high school diploma or equivalent - may be required. Also, go over your application to make sure it is complete before you submit it.

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Carteret Community College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio is often used to measure the number of teaching resources that a college or university offers its students. The national average for this metric is 15 to 1, but at Carteret Community College it is much better at 8 to 1. That's good news for students who want to interact more on a personal level with their teachers.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

In addition to the student to faculty ratio, some people look at what percentage of faculty members are full-time as a sign of how much time professors will be able to spend with their students. This is because part-time teachers may not be be on campus as much as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at Carteret Community College is 22%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  22 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Carteret Community College

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate tells us what percentage of first-year, full-time students choose to continue on to their sophomore year at a particular school. The rate at Carteret Community College is 63%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  63 out of 100

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Below Average Overall Diversity at Carteret Community College

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 1,390 undergraduates at Carteret Community College with 482 being full-time and 908 being part-time.

Carteret Community College Diversity Score

When calculating the overall diversity score for a school, College Factual does not just look at the percentage of women and racial-ethnic minorities*. Instead, it looks to see how good of a mixture a school has with regard to gender, ethnicity, age, and location of origin.

The overall diversity score for Carteret Community College is 22.60 out of 100. This is below average when compared to other schools in the United States.

Overall Diversity Score  22.60 out of 100
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How Much Does Carteret Community College Cost?

The overall average net price of Carteret Community College is $10,017. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Carteret Community College, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

The student loan default rate at Carteret Community College is 12.0%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.

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How Much Money Do Carteret Community College Graduates Make?

The pay for some majors is higher than others, but on average, students who graduate with a bachelor's degree from Carteret Community College make about $23,900 a year during their first few years of employment after graduation. This is about 40% less that the average pay for college graduates overall. However, graduates with your major may make more.


See which majors at Carteret Community College make the most money.

Location of Carteret Community College

Located in Morehead City, North Carolina, Carteret Community College is a public institution. The surrounding location of Morehead City is ideal for students who enjoy the charms of a college town.

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Location of Carteret Community College

Contact details for Carteret Community College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 3505 Arendell St, Morehead City, NC 28557-2989
Phone: 252-222-6000

Carteret Community College Majors

Learn more about the majors offered at Carteret Community College along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at Carteret Community College

Online courses area a great option for busy, working students as well as for those who have scheduling conflicts and want to study on their own time. As time goes by, expect to see more and more online learning options become available.

In 2017-2018, 1,034 students took at least one online class at Carteret Community College. This is an increase from the 939 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 1,034 478
2016-2017 939 368
2015-2016 866 310
2014-2015 753 263
2013-2014 815 311

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Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


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