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Military & Veterans

Military Veterans

Welcome, Military Service Members, Veterans and Families

Welcome veterans, active-duty military, reserves, national guard, dependents, and spouses.

We’re glad you are here at College of The Albemarle (COA)!  We are committed to Transform Your Tomorrow.  COA hopes to provide you with the resources and community to help you achieve your academic and career goals.  COA cooperates with the Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA Regional Processing Office, Buffalo, New York), NC Works and the North Carolina Department of Veterans Affairs in assisting Veterans and their dependents.








2024 – 2025 Military Friendly® School








2023 – 2024 Military Friendly® Spouse School

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Enrollment Steps

Your military service has earned you many benefits, including assistance with furthering your education. Learn more at VA Benefits GI Bill.

VA Application Process (PDF)

Applying for VA eBenefits (PDF)

Chapter 33 Application

Dependents using Chapter 33/Veterans using Chapter 31

Dependents using Chapter 35

Apply for benefits at VA eBenefits.

If you’re having trouble with the application process, please call the VA education case manager at 888-GIB-ILL1 (888-442-4551) for help.

Apply early. The certification process can take up to three months.

Apply Online

If you experience login issues or need assistance with the College Foundation of North Carolina (CFNC) account, please call 866-866-2362. If you haven’t attended COA for one year prior to the semester you plan to enroll, please re-apply for admission.

Request all official high school, college transcripts and JST (if applicable) from your previous schools, and submit them to the Admissions Office to ensure proper registration and credit transfer.

Attn: Transcripts
College of The Albemarle
PO Box 2327
Elizabeth City, NC 27906-2327

If you believe we already have an official transcript on file, please call the Admissions Office at 252-335-0821 ext. 2221.

Incoming information becomes the property of COA and may not be released to third parties, including the applicant.

Math and reading/English placement testing is required for all curriculum programs, although all or part of the placement tests may be waived. Visit our placement testing web page to review our waiver policy.


GI Bill Changes After 9/11

Isakson and Roe Requirements

Federal Work-Study, Scholarships and Other Financial Resources

VA Mental Health

American Council on Education

Military Advantage

Military One Source

Federal Benefits

Please contact us at 252-335-0821 ext. 2258 or [email protected] to learn about available scholarships.

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