Craven Community College.

Craven Community College

New Bern, NC2 year degree
Out-of-state tuition
Acceptance rate

About Craven Community College

Craven Community College is a public community college with its main campus in New Bern, North Carolina. It also has campuses in Havelock and Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point. Established in 1965, it was originally an extension of Lenoir Community College—Craven IEC (Industrial Education Center). It later added degree-awarding programs in several technical fields and became a technical institute. In the early 1970s, college-transfer degrees were added and the school became a community college. Technical and transfer programs are offered to students. There are three campuses: New Bern (main campus), Havelock and MCAS Cherry Point in Craven County, North Carolina.


  • Offers certificate, and associate degrees
  • 2,625 students
  • 0.22 faculty staff per student

Notable programs at Craven Community College

Most popular degree

The most popular degrees are Accounting, Electronics Engineering Technology, Criminal Justice, Welding, Cosmetology, Information Technology, Computer Graphics, 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 Craven Community College was $6,661, while for in-state students it was $2,053. 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 $3,028.

The average financial aid at Craven Community College is $4,903. After factoring this in, out-of-state students pay $1,758 for undergraduate tuition on average.

Financial aid available at Craven Community College

Family Income Level

Average Discount

Of undergrads receive grants
Of undergrads receive federal loans

46% of undergraduate students at Craven 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 Craven Community College

Room & board
Books & supplies

The average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,270.

Diversity at Craven Community College

Ethnic Mix, 2017

Student Gender Mix, 2017