Centura College-Chesapeake

Tel: (757)549-2121
131 students
Pivate, 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 36:1.
Minority enrollment is 78% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 43%.
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 grown by 12% over five years.
College Centura College-Chesapeake (VA) Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Pivate, for profit Private, non-profit
Total Faculty 9 staff 38 staff
Centura College-Chesapeake Total Faculty (2006-2014)

Student Body

The student population of 131 has declined by 37% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 9:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.52 is less than the state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment 131 students 1,257 students
Centura College-Chesapeake Total Enrollment (2006-2014)
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 36:1
Centura College-Chesapeake Student Staff Ratio (2006-2014)
# Full-Time Students 74 students 596 students
Centura College-Chesapeake Full-Time Students (2006-2014)
# Part-Time Students 57 students 798 students
Centura College-Chesapeake Part-Time Students (2011-2014)
Centura College-Chesapeake Enrollment Breakdown VA All Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
Centura College-Chesapeake Asian (2006-2014)
% Hispanic
Centura College-Chesapeake Hispanic (2006-2014)
% Black
Centura College-Chesapeake Black (2006-2014)
% White
Centura College-Chesapeake White (2006-2014)
% Two or more races
Centura College-Chesapeake More (2007-2014)
% Unknown races
Centura College-Chesapeake Ethnicity Breakdown VA All Ethnic Groups 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. 0.52 0.62
Centura College-Chesapeake Diversity Score (2006-2014)

Finances and Admission

The private state tuition of $14,847 is less than the state average of $15,027. The private state tuition has grown by 35% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees $14,847 $15,027
Centura College-Chesapeake In-State Tuition Fees (2008-2014)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 96% 87%
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
    Pivate, for profit
    671 students | 1.70 Mi825 Greenbrier Circle Suite 100
    Chesapeake VA  23320
  • 236 students | 2.40 Mi2211 S Military Hwy
    Chesapeake VA  23320
  • 717 students | 5.80 Mi5700 Southern Blvd Ste 100
    Virginia Beach VA  23462
  • Fortis College-Norfolk
    Pivate, for profit
    315 students | 5.90 Mi6300 Center Dr Bldg 22
    Norfolk VA  23502
  • ECPI University
    Pivate, for profit
    10,932 students | 6.00 Mi5555 Greenwich Rd Ste 300
    Virginia Beach VA  23462
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Did You Know?
For Virginia public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,795 per year for in-state students and $9,558 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,027 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Virginia is 83%. 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 0.62, which is lower than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Virginia is Northern Virginia Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.