Carteret Community College.

Carteret Community College

Morehead City, NC2 year degree
Out-of-state tuition
Acceptance rate

About Carteret Community College

Carteret Community College is a public community college in Morehead City, North Carolina. It was founded in 1963 and serves residents of Carteret County, North Carolina. Carteret Community College is one of 58 institutions comprising the N.C. Community College System. The college lies on the shores of the Bogue Sound.


  • Offers certificate, and associate degrees
  • 1,357 students
  • 0.37 faculty staff per student

Notable programs at Carteret Community College

Criminal Justice
Most popular degree

The most popular degrees are Criminal Justice, Cosmetology, Baking and Pastry Arts, Massage Therapy, Aquaculture, Film and Photographic Technology, Information Technology, and Aesthetics and Skin Care.

Tuition and costs

Out-of-state undergraduate tuition (2017)
In-state undergraduate tuition (2017)

In 2017, the out-of-state cost of tuition at Carteret Community College was $9,224, while for in-state students it was $2,696. After taking into account financial aid, the costs of books and supplies, room and board, and general living expenses, the average cost for out-of-state students was $5,318.

The average financial aid at Carteret Community College is $5,306. After factoring this in, out-of-state students pay $3,918 for undergraduate tuition on average.

Financial aid available at Carteret Community College

Family Income Level

Average Discount

Of undergrads receive grants
Of undergrads receive federal loans

77% of undergraduate students at Carteret Community College received grants or loans in 2017.

The average award discount is the ratio between the average grant or scholarship value, and the cost, which is the sum of out-of-state tuition, room, board, book, supplies, and other living expenses.

Average student living expenses at Carteret Community College

Room & board
Books & supplies

The average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,400.

Diversity at Carteret Community College

Ethnic Mix, 2017

Student Gender Mix, 2017