Centura College-Chesapeake

Tel: (757)549-2121
166 students
Private for-profit
School Highlights
Centura College-Chesapeake serves 166 students (91% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the state community college average of 34:1.
Minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 46%.
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 10 teachers has declined by 28% 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 10 staff
61 staff
Centura College-Chesapeake Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 166 has grown by 277% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 2:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.54 is less than the national average of 0.70. The school's diversity has grown by 14% over five years.
Total Enrollment 166 students 1,315 students
Centura College-Chesapeake Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1
22:1
Centura College-Chesapeake Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 151 students
815 students
Centura College-Chesapeake Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 15 students
1,061 students
Centura College-Chesapeake Part-Time Students (2011-2013)
Centura College-Chesapeake Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
Centura College-Chesapeake American Indian/Alaskan (2006-2013)
% Asian
1%
5%
Centura College-Chesapeake Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
4%
20%
Centura College-Chesapeake Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
62%
15%
Centura College-Chesapeake Black (2006-2013)
% White
26%
49%
Centura College-Chesapeake White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
5%
3%
Centura College-Chesapeake More (2007-2013)
% Unknown races
1%
6%
Centura College-Chesapeake Unknown (2006-2013)
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. 0.54 0.70
Centura College-Chesapeake Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $14,847 is more than the state average of $5,590. The in-state tuition has grown by 35% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $14,847 is more than the state average of $10,086. The out-state tuition has grown by 35% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $14,847 $5,590
Centura College-Chesapeake In-State Tuition Fees (2008-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $14,847 $10,086
Centura College-Chesapeake Out-State Tuition Fees (2008-2013)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 78%
89%
Centura College-Chesapeake % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Everest College-Chesapeake
    Private for-profit
    826 students | 1.70 Mi825 Greenbrier Circle Suite 100
    Chesapeake, VA 23320
    (757)361-3900
    1.70826
  • 235 students | 2.40 Mi2211 S Military Hwy
    Chesapeake, VA 23320
    (757)363-2121
    2.40235
  • 737 students | 5.80 Mi5700 Southern Blvd Ste 100
    Virginia Beach, VA 23462
    (757)490-1241
    5.80737
  • Fortis College-Norfolk
    Private for-profit
    241 students | 5.90 Mi6300 Center Dr Bldg 22
    Norfolk, VA 23502
    (757)499-5447
    5.90241
  • ECPI University
    Pivate, 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 $4,143 per year for in-state students and $9,350 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,335 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Virginia is 87%. 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 0.63, which is higher than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse community college in Virginia is Sanford-Brown College-Tysons Corner. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.