Centura College-Chesapeake

Tel: (757)549-2121
131 students
Private for-profit
School Highlights
Centura College-Chesapeake serves 131 students (56% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the state community college average of 34:1.
Minority enrollment is 78% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 42%.
Centura College-Chesapeake is one of 3 community colleges within Chesapeake City County, VA.
The nearest community college is Everest College-Chesapeake (1.70 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 9 teachers has declined by 55% over five years.
College Centura College-Chesapeake Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private for-profit Public
Total Faculty 9 staff
62 staff
Centura College-Chesapeake Total Faculty (2006-2014)

Student Body

The student population of 131 has declined by 17% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 9:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.51 is less than the national average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment 131 students 1,371 students
Centura College-Chesapeake Total Enrollment (2006-2014)
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1
22:1
Centura College-Chesapeake Student Staff (2006-2014)
# Full-Time Students 74 students
779 students
Centura College-Chesapeake Full-Time Students (2006-2014)
# Part-Time Students 57 students
1,083 students
Centura College-Chesapeake Part-Time Students (2011-2014)
Centura College-Chesapeake Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
1%
5%
Centura College-Chesapeake Asian (2006-2014)
% Hispanic
5%
20%
Centura College-Chesapeake Hispanic (2006-2014)
% Black
66%
15%
Centura College-Chesapeake Black (2006-2014)
% White
22%
49%
Centura College-Chesapeake White (2006-2014)
% Two or more races
6%
3%
Centura College-Chesapeake More (2007-2014)
% Unknown races
1%
6%
Centura College-Chesapeake Unknown (2006-2014)
Centura College-Chesapeake Ethnicity Breakdown  Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.51 0.70
Centura College-Chesapeake Diversity Score (2006-2014)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $15,887 is more than the state average of $5,664. The in-state tuition has grown by 45% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $15,887 is more than the state average of $10,360. The out-state tuition has grown by 45% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $15,887 $5,664
Centura College-Chesapeake In-State Tuition Fees (2008-2014)
Out-State Tuition Fees $15,887 $10,360
Centura College-Chesapeake Out-State Tuition Fees (2008-2014)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 96%
90%
Centura College-Chesapeake % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2014)
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Everest College-Chesapeake
    Private for-profit
    671 students | 1.70 Mi825 Greenbrier Circle Suite 100
    Chesapeake VA 23320
    (757)361-3900
    1.70671
  • 236 students | 2.40 Mi2211 S Military Hwy
    Chesapeake VA 23320
    (757)363-2121
    2.40236
  • 717 students | 5.80 Mi5700 Southern Blvd Ste 100
    Virginia Beach VA 23462
    (757)490-1241
    5.80717
  • Fortis College-Norfolk
    Private for-profit
    315 students | 5.90 Mi6300 Center Dr Bldg 22
    Norfolk VA 23502
    (757)499-5447
    5.90315
  • ECPI University
    Private for-profit
    10,932 students | 6.00 Mi5555 Greenwich Rd Ste 300
    Virginia Beach VA 23462
    (757)490-9090
    6.0010,932
Did You Know?
For Virginia public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,684 per year for in-state students and $9,118 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,291 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Virginia is 82%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Virginia community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.61, which is higher than the national average of 0.50. The most diverse community college in Virginia is Sanford-Brown College-Tysons Corner. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.