Started as Onslow Technical Institute, Coastal Carolina Community College was granted the community college status in 1970. It is established to support the educational and training needs of the residents of the Onslow County primarily aimed at improving the quality of life and promoting community development. In this area, Coastal serves both civilian and military communities.
This college is one of the 58 public community colleges of North Carolina and it is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges. Over the years, Coastal has built a stellar reputation for its premier quality academic offerings making it distinct from other community colleges. In fact, this college has met and even exceeded all of the Annual Performance Measures by the North Carolina Community College System.
Coastal has consistently produced brilliant students and professionals in the different fields. It takes pride in providing multitude of programs and services designed to meet the students' academic and career goals. These programs include quality post-secondary education, college transfer, workforce training and lifelong learning programs. Its curriculum courses conclude with an Associate degree, Diploma and Certificate. Coastal students from the transfer programs who opt to continue a four-year course can transfer to the University of North Carolina campuses and other institutions.
In an aim to become the leading post-secondary educational institution in the region, Coastal maintains quality academic services utilizing the appropriate technology and learning resources. In addition to that, this college constantly improves its curriculum and methods to keep abreast with the current business and industry trends.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $9,300. To calculate a more personalized cost visit the net price calculator. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.
Tuition & Fees Information
- Annual tuition range:
- State Residents: $2,300-$2,800
- Out-of-State: $8,400-$10,140
- Charges per unit:
- In-State: $72-$86 per unit
- Out-of-State: $260-$320 per unit
Financial Aid Details
The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||70%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||67%||$4,127|
|Receiving Student Loans||1%||$5,500|
Admissions, Academics, & Student Services
To support students and graduates, Coastal Carolina Community College may provide services like those listed below:
- Online classes
- Remedial instructional courses
- Counseling assistance
- Student employment
- Employment search assistance
Graduation & Transfer Rates
Community colleges often offer both career training programs and options for students to transfer-out to four year institutions, which is why the table below is so important, it compares this school against community colleges in North Carolina.
|Coastal Carolina Community College||Onslow County||North Carolina|
Specialized Programs & Accreditations
- Dental Assistant Program
- Accredited by the American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation (since 1970)
- Dental Hygienist Program
- Accredited by the American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation (since 1972)
The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.
Get more information about the programs offered by Coastal Carolina Community College by clicking the request information to the right.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Business and Marketing Studies
Computer and Information Sciences
Family and Consumer Sciences
Health and Clinical Professions
Legal Professions and Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mechanic and Repair Technology
Personal and Culinary Services
Recreation and Fitness Studies
Security and Protective Services
Other Community Colleges Nearby
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