Craven Community College

Craven Community College

Craven Community College is located in New Bern, North Carolina, United States. It was founded in 1965 as an extension of Lenoir Community College. The college has two other campuses. One is located in Havelock, Cunningham Boulevard, and the other campus is the MCAS Cherry Point campus. The college offers degrees, certificate, and diplomas in diverse areas of study including physical education, nursing, criminal justice, mathematics, and biology.

Students participate in various college sports such as basketball, baseball, bowling, scrabble, spades, and quiz bowl. Students have access to a large number of clubs and organizations including Phi Beta Lambda, Phi Theta Kappa, Student Government Association, Rotaract Club, and Book Society.

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Craven Community College
800 College Ct
New Bern , NC 28562-4900
General Phone: (252) 638-7200

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Craven Community College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts159liberal arts and sciences, general studies, liberal arts and humanities
Medical Administration73medical office management
Nursing and Emergency Medicine62registered nursing, licensed practical nurse
Security and Law Enforcement33criminal justice and safety, criminal justice and police
Education and Teaching23special ed, elementary school teaching, early childhood education
Mechanics and Repair23HVAC, autobody repair, automobile mechanics, aircraft maintenance
Computer Science and Engineering21information technology, computer programming, information science, computer networking, network management, computer security
Business and Management21business management, operations management, accounting, banking, marketing
Beauty and Cosmetology14cosmetology
Medical Support and Technology14medical assistant
Production Trades14machine shop assistant, tool and die tech, welding
Engineering Technician14electronics tech, electromechanical instrument tech, mechanical engineering tech, computer engineering tech
Family and Social Work12child development
Office and Administration8office management

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of less than 1 academic year12819
Associate's degree32330
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years4014

Craven Community College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Craven Community College had a total enrollment of 3,032 students (2,430 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 67%
Black 22%
Hispanic 4%
Asian 2%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 4%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 8%
18-19 18%
20-21 14%
22-24 14%
25-29 14%
30-34 8%
35-39 7%
40-49 11%
50-64 5%
65+ 1%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

North Carolina83%
New York2%

Craven Community College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 58 %
Part-Time 24 %

Craven Community College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of New Bern, 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.

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

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 1,088
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 5,679
Books and supplies $ 1,150

Financial Aid:
Craven Community College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 679900)

Craven Community College Faculty

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured and not on tenure track3442

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
No academic rankacademic year34$48,15342$48,036
All faculty totalacademic year34$48,15342$48,036

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

Craven Community College Degree Programs (2007)

Beauty And Cosmetology
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General

Business And Management
Banking and Financial Support Services
Business Administration and Management, General
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Operations Management and Supervision

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Programming/Programmer, General
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
Computer and Information Systems Security
Information Science/Studies
Information Technology
System, Networking, and LAN/WAN Management/Manager

Education And Teaching
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Elementary Education and Teaching
Special Education and Teaching, General

Engineering Technician
Computer Engineering Technology/Technician
Electrical/Electronic/Communications Engr Technology/Technician
Electromechanical Instrumentation/Maintenance Techs, Other
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician

Family And Social Work
Child Development

Liberal Arts
General Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

Mechanics And Repair
Airframe Mechanics and Aircraft Maintenance Technology/Technician
Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
Heating/AC/Ventilation/Refrig Maint Technology/Technician

Medical Administration
Medical Office Management/Administration

Medical Support And Technology
Medical/Clinical Assistant

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Office And Administration
Office Management and Supervision

Production Trades
Machine Shop Technology/Assistant
Tool and Die Technology/Technician
Welding Technology/Welder

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

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checked Grants credits for AP courses
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checked Offers remedial adult education
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