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Craven Community College Data & Information Overview

Want the scoop on Craven Community College? We’ve put together a comprehensive report on the school that covers what majors Craven Community College offers, how the school ranks, how diverse it is, and much more. If you’re interested in learning more about a particular stat, just click on its tile to go to a new page that covers the topic more in-depth. Also, you can jump to any section of this page by clicking one of the links below.

How Well Is Craven Community College 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.

Craven Community College was awarded 56 badges in the 2022 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is liberal arts / sciences and humanities.

Overall Quality

College Factual ranked Craven Community College as #1,409 out of 2,576 colleges and universities in the country on its 2022 Best Colleges list.

Out of the 113 colleges in North Carolina, Craven Community College is ranked at #27.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Craven Community College?

Acceptance Rate

If you are worried about getting into Craven Community College, don't be. The school has a liberal open admissions policy, which means you only need to meet basic requirements in order to be admitted. Still, be sure to submit a complete application and provide any other requested materials.

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Craven Community College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

At Craven Community College, the student to faculty ratio is an excellent 12 to 1. That's much better than the national average of 15 to 1. This indicates that many classes will probably be small, and students will have ample opportunites to work closely with their professors and classmates.

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 Craven 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 Craven 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 Craven Community College is 70%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  70 out of 100

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Craven Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 2,629 undergraduates at Craven Community College with 726 being full-time and 1,903 being part-time.

How Much Does Craven Community College Cost?

The overall average net price of Craven Community College is $10,715. 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 Craven Community College, 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 Craven Community College, approximately 1% of students took out student loans averaging $6,695 a year. That adds up to $26,780 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Craven Community College is 11.7%. 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 Craven Community College Graduates Make?

Although some majors pay more than others, students who graduate from Craven Community College with a bachelor's degree go on to jobs where they make an average salary of $28,900 in their early years. Unfortunately, this is 27% 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 Craven Community College

Located in New Bern, North Carolina, Craven Community College is a public institution. The surrounding area of the school is a good match for students who enjoy city life.

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Contact details for Craven Community College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 800 College Ct, New Bern, NC 28562-4900
Phone: 252-638-7200

Craven Community College Majors

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

Online Learning at Craven Community College

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, 2,172 students took at least one online class at Craven Community College. This is an increase from the 1,742 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2019-2020 2,172 1,375
2018-2019 1,742 857
2017-2018 2,368 1,108
2016-2017 2,176 1,148
2015-2016 2,101 1,008

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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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