Centura College-Newport News

Tel: (757)874-2121
211 students
Private for-profit
School Highlights
Centura College-Newport News serves 211 students (69% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the state community college average of 34:1.
Minority enrollment is 79% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 42%.
Centura College-Newport News is one of 2 community colleges within Newport News City County, VA.
The nearest community college is Everest College-Newport News (4.80 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 16 teachers has grown by 14% over five years.
College Centura College-Newport News 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 16 staff
62 staff
Centura College-Newport News Total Faculty (2006-2014)

Student Body

The student population of 211 has declined by 16% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 25:1 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 declined by 14% over five years.
Total Enrollment 211 students 1,371 students
Centura College-Newport News Total Enrollment (2006-2014)
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1
22:1
Centura College-Newport News Student Staff (2006-2014)
# Full-Time Students 146 students
779 students
Centura College-Newport News Full-Time Students (2006-2014)
# Part-Time Students 65 students
1,083 students
Centura College-Newport News Part-Time Students (2011-2014)
Centura College-Newport News Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
Centura College-Newport News American Indian/Alaskan (2006-2014)
% Asian
1%
5%
Centura College-Newport News Asian (2006-2014)
% Hispanic
6%
20%
Centura College-Newport News Hispanic (2006-2014)
% Black
64%
15%
Centura College-Newport News Black (2006-2014)
% White
21%
49%
Centura College-Newport News White (2006-2014)
% Two or more races
6%
3%
Centura College-Newport News More (2008-2014)
% Unknown races
1%
6%
Centura College-Newport News Unknown (2006-2014)
Centura College-Newport News 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-Newport News 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-Newport News In-State Tuition Fees (2008-2014)
Out-State Tuition Fees $15,887 $10,360
Centura College-Newport News Out-State Tuition Fees (2008-2014)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 75%
90%
Centura College-Newport News % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2014)
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • 433 students | 4.80 Mi803 Diligence Drive
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    (757)825-2700
    7.5010,436
  • Centura College-Norfolk
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    Norfolk VA 23518
    (757)853-2121
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  • n/a students | 24.60 Mi2428 Almeda Ave Ste 316
    Norfolk VA 23513
    (757)853-3508
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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.