Carteret Community College

Overview of Carteret Community College

Carteret Community College is in Morehead City, NC. Morehead City is a town not particularly near any major cities. The school is a public institution. Carteret Community College issues awards (degrees) up to the level of Associate's degree.

Areas of Study

The school offers many areas of study. Fields of study in vogue at Carteret Community College include cooking and culinary arts, media, security and law enforcement.

Carteret Community College Selectivity

The school's open admission policy attracts a range of prospective students.


The schools' faculty/student ratio of superior to most.

Student Body

Approximately 1,628 students study at the school (in 2007-2008). Many of the students at Carteret Community College are in their forties, or even older.

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Carteret Community College

Carteret Community College
3505 Arendell St
Morehead City , NC 28557-2989
General Phone: (252) 222-6000

Carteret Community College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts81liberal arts and sciences, general studies
Medical Support and Technology39medical assistant, respiratory care tech, sonography and ultrasound tech, radiographer
Security and Law Enforcement28criminal justice and safety, criminal justice and police
Beauty and Cosmetology21cosmetology, aesthetician and skin care, manicurist, cosmetoloty instructor
Media20photo and film tech
Nursing and Emergency Medicine20EMT paramedic, registered nursing, licensed practical nurse
Cooking and Culinary Arts17chef training
Law12legal assistant
Education and Teaching12elementary school teaching, early childhood education
Therapy and Counseling11massage therapy
Landscaping and Horticulture10applied horticulture
Design8interior design
Business and Management7business management
Computer Science and Engineering7information technology, information science
Mechanics and Repair6diesel mechanics
Hospitality5hotel management
Office and Administration5office management
Agricultural Science and Management0aquaculture

Number of programs and degrees for Carteret Community College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years8414
Associate's degree15421
Award of less than 1 academic year7113

Carteret Community College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Carteret Community College had a total enrollment of 1,628 students (1,494 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 83%
Black 10%
Hispanic 2%
Asian 1%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 4%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 2%
18-19 12%
20-21 20%
22-24 16%
25-29 17%
30-34 9%
35-39 6%
40-49 11%
50-64 6%
65+ 1%

Carteret Community College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 47 %
Part-Time 47 %

Carteret Community College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Morehead City, North Carolina for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other North Carolina Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Carteret Community College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 1,452
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 7,765
Books and supplies $ 950

Financial Aid:
Carteret Community College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 808100)

Carteret Community College Faculty

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
No academic rankacademic year18$47,27244$43,879
All faculty totalacademic year18$47,27244$43,879

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Carteret Community College Degree Programs (2007)

Agricultural Science And Management

Beauty And Cosmetology
Aesthetician/Esthetician and Skin Care Specialist
Cosmetology, Barber/Styling, and Nail Instructor
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General
Nail Technician/Specialist and Manicurist

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Information Science/Studies
Information Technology

Cooking And Culinary Arts
Culinary Arts/Chef Training

Interior Design

Education And Teaching
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Elementary Education and Teaching

Hotel/Motel Administration/Management

Landscaping And Horticulture
Applied Horticulture/Horticulture Operations, General

Legal Assistant/Paralegal

Liberal Arts
General Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

Mechanics And Repair
Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician

Photographic and Film/Video Technology/Technician and Assistant

Medical Support And Technology
Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer & Ultrasound Technician
Medical/Clinical Assistant
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Office And Administration
Office Management and Supervision

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Police Science
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies

Therapy And Counseling
Massage Therapy/Therapeutic Massage

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Carteret Community College Highlights

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What Sets Carteret Community College Apart:

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% of degrees in cooking and culinary arts
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% students 40 years or older
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% of degrees in security and law enforcement
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checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library

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