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College of the Albemarle Data & Information Overview

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How Well Is College of the Albemarle Ranked?

2022 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.

College of the Albemarle was awarded 19 badges in the 2022 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is other mental and social health services and allied professions.

Overall Quality

College of the Albemarle is ranked #1,994 out of 2,576 schools in the nation for overall quality on College Factual's 2022 Best Colleges list.

College of the Albemarle is also ranked #72 out of 113 schools in North Carolina.

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Is It Hard to Get Into College of the Albemarle?

Acceptance Rate

Since College of the Albemarle 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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College of the Albemarle Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

With a student to faculty ratio of 13 to 1, College of the Albemarle is about average in this regard as the nationwide rate is 15 to 1. While this does not translate directly to class size, it's a good indicator of how much time professors will have to spend with their students on a one-on-one basis.

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 College of the Albemarle is 25%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  25 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at College of the Albemarle

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 College of the Albemarle is 68%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  68 out of 100

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College of the Albemarle Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 2,508 undergraduates at College of the Albemarle with 807 being full-time and 1,701 being part-time.

How Much Does College of the Albemarle Cost?

The overall average net price of College of the Albemarle is $4,705. 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 College of the Albemarle, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At College of the Albemarle, approximately 1% of students took out student loans averaging $2,500 a year. That adds up to $10,000 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at College of the Albemarle is 19.3%. Watch out! This is significantly higher than the national default rate of 10.1%, which means you could have trouble paying back your student loans if you take any out.

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How Much Money Do College of the Albemarle Graduates Make?

Although some majors pay more than others, students who graduate from College of the Albemarle with a bachelor's degree go on to jobs where they make an average salary of $21,300 in their early years. Unfortunately, this is 46% less that the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year. However, graduates in your major field may make more.


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Location of College of the Albemarle

College of the Albemarle is a public institution located in Elizabeth City, North Carolina. Elizabeth City is a good match for students who enjoy small-town life.

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Contact details for College of the Albemarle are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1208 N Road St, Elizabeth City, NC 27906-2327
Phone: 252-335-0821

College of the Albemarle Majors

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

Online Learning at College of the Albemarle

Online learning options are becoming more and more popular at American colleges and universities. Online classes are great for students who have busy schedules or for those who just want to study on their own time.

In 2019-2020, 2,363 students took at least one online class at College of the Albemarle. This is an increase from the 1,890 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2019-2020 2,363 2,229
2018-2019 1,890 843
2017-2018 1,900 738
2016-2017 1,830 689
2015-2016 1,584 670

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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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