Centura College-Columbia

7500 Two Notch Road
Columbia, SC 29223
Tel: (803)754-7544
70 students
Private for-profit
School Highlights
Centura College-Columbia serves 70 students (50% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the state community college average of 28:1.
Minority enrollment is 86% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 37%.
Centura College-Columbia is one of 3 community colleges within Richland County, SC.
The nearest community college is South University-Columbia (1.90 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 9 teachers has declined by 10% over five years.
College Centura College-Columbia (SC) 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 44 staff

Student Body

The student population of 70 has declined by 60% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.29 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has grown by 44% over five years.
Total Enrollment 70 students 1,090 students
Student:Teacher Ratio 8:1 28:1
# Full-Time Students 35 students 708 students
# Part-Time Students 35 students 524 students
% Hispanic
2%
3%
% Black
83%
27%
% White
14%
63%
% Two or more races
1%
2%
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. 0.29 0.53

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $15,547 is more than the state average of $4,676. The in-state tuition has grown by 20% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $15,547 is more than the state average of $9,420. The out-state tuition has grown by 20% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $15,547 $4,676
Out-State Tuition Fees $15,547 $9,420
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • South University-Columbia
    Private for-profit
    1,464 students | 1.90 Mi9 Science Court
    Columbia SC 29203
    (803)799-9082
    1.901,464
  • 315 students | 9.60 Mi1628 Browning Road, Suite 180
    Columbia SC 29210
    (803)216-6600
    9.60315
  • 11,424 students | 13.10 Mi1260 Lexington Drive
    West Columbia SC 29170
    (803)738-8324
    13.1011,424
  • 878 students | 34.20 Mi200 Miller Rd
    Sumter SC 29150
    (803)775-8727
    34.20878
  • 3,963 students | 34.30 Mi506 N Guignard Dr
    Sumter SC 29150
    (803)778-1961
    34.303,963
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Did You Know?
For South Carolina public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,589 per year for in-state students and $8,916 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,830 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in South Carolina is 69%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

South Carolina 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 0.53, which is higher than the national average of 0.50. The most diverse community college in South Carolina is Virginia College-Greenville. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.