Coastal Carolina Community College is an "open door" community college serving the residents of eligible age in Onslow County and surrounding areas. Coastal acknowledges and values cultural, gender, racial and ethnic diversity and is dedicated to providing access to quality educational programs regardless of disability or previous educational attainment within the limits of available resources. The curriculum programs are designed to provide college transfer, technical, and vocational education. The continuing education offerings are designed to provide occupational skill training, basic skills and community service education. With these educational offerings, plus other training and development activities coordinated by the College, Coastal promotes the economic development of Onslow County.