Your First Choice
If you choose the right career, you’ll love what you do. And if you choose Craven Community College, you’ll love how you get there.
When it’s time to choose a school that combines your program and degree interests with affordability and a vibrant campus life, look no further than Craven Community College! Our programs allow you to earn a quality education at an accredited college, while also providing you with the flexibility to:
- Explore cutting-edge careers and technologies
- Enjoy campus life and leadership development
- Graduate with no college debt
- Stay local and balance work/life responsibilities
With dozens of program opportunities (University Transfer, Career Programs, Health Programs, Workforce Development) and support services available in New Bern, Havelock, and online, choosing the right school has never been easier. Imagine more, expect more, and be more at Craven Community College … Your First Choice!
Lower Your Costs
A college education is valuable, but it does not have to be a financial burden. Thanks to scholarship support from the Craven Community College Foundation, as well as Federal grants and loans, Craven CC students have received $7,837,296 in financial support.** Several programs are also eligible for VA benefits, including plumbing, truck driving, HVAC, barbering, and Aviation Maintenance Technician.
Expand Your Horizons
Through our programs, clubs, and community service partnerships, Campus Life at Craven Community College strives to expose all students to experiences that enrich their educational and career goals. Craven Community College has an active Student Government Association, Hurst Student Ambassadors, and more than 15 clubs and organizations.
From Our Students
“I walked into Craven and everyone was so very nice and helpful. As I started my classes, I realized that there is so much more that Craven offers. I feel as if Craven opened up many doors for me.” – Melissa V.
“If it wasn’t for Craven, I would not have been prepared for East Carolina University and graduating with honors is especially meaningful to me.” – George R.
“I’ve done quite a lot with Craven, and I didn’t that think I would find that at a community college setting.” – Kayla S.
“Thank you for teaching this excellent Workforce Development class. It was exactly what I was looking for—a comprehensive introduction to medical coding. It was perfect for someone like me who like to explore different career paths.” – Donna B.
“In addition to the much-needed flexibility offered by the program, I really enjoyed the instructors because they went above and beyond to help me be successful.” – Paula L
“I would recommend Craven to high school students because you can gain the same knowledge as the first two years at a university, but at a much lower cost.” – Barry W.
A Lasting Reputation
For over 50 years, Craven Community College has served the educational needs of its community. Craven has upheld its mission of providing quality training and education in a flexible and affordable way. Much has changed in our world over the past five decades, and your community college has adapted and grown to meet the challenges and opportunities along the way.
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Craven Community College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097, or call (404) 679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Craven Community College. Click here for specific program accreditations.