Colleges and Universities

Colleges and Universities


The proximity of several higher learning institutions such as College of the Albemarle and Elizabeth City State University, gives graduating seniors and local residents the opportunity to attend college while staying close to home.

College of the Albemarle


Elizabeth City Campus

P.O. Box 2327
Elizabeth City, NC 27909
Phone:  252.335.0821

Dare Campus

132 Russell Twiford Road
Manteo, NC 27954
Phone:  252.473.2264

Chowan Campus

1316-C North Broad Street
Edenton, NC 27932
Phone:  252.482.7900


Elizabeth City State University


Located in the heart of Elizabeth City, ECSU is a four year university with programs in numerous areas of study. ECSU boasts more than 35 baccalaureate programs and offers master’s degree programs in elementary education, mathematics and biology.

Main Campus

1704 Weeksville Road
Elizabeth City, NC 27909
Phone:  252.335.3400

Learning Center at Edgewood

1415 Parkview Drive
Elizabeth City, NC 27909
Phone:  252.335.0821, ext. 2227


East Carolina University


Located just a couple of hours away in Greenville, NC – ECU is a constituent institution of the University of North Carolina and offers 105 bachelor’s degree programs, 71 master’s degree programs, 4 specialist degree programs, 1 first-professional MD program, and 16 doctoral programs in their professional colleges and schools, the Thomas Harriot College of Arts and Sciences, and the Brody School of Medicine.

With a mission of teaching, research, and service, East Carolina University is a dynamic institution connecting people and ideas, finding solutions to problems, and seeking the challenges of the future.

Main Campus

East Fifth Street
Greenville, NC 27858
Phone:  252.328.6131