Centura College-Newport News

Tel: (757)874-2121
138 students
Private for-profit
School Highlights:
Centura College-Newport News serves 138 students (84% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the community college average of 34:1.
Minority enrollment is 82% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 46%.
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 15 teachers has grown by 25% 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 15 staff
61 staff
Centura College-Newport News Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 138 has declined by 38% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.56 is less than the national average of 0.68. The school's diversity has grown by 47% over five years.
Total Enrollment 138 students 1,296 students
Centura College-Newport News Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1
21:1
Centura College-Newport News Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 116 students
814 students
Centura College-Newport News Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 22 students
1,040 students
Centura College-Newport News Part-Time Students (2011-2013)
Centura College-Newport News Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
Centura College-Newport News American Indian/Alaskan (2006-2013)
% Asian
1%
5%
Centura College-Newport News Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
9%
21%
Centura College-Newport News Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
63%
15%
Centura College-Newport News Black (2006-2013)
% White
18%
51%
Centura College-Newport News White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
4%
3%
Centura College-Newport News More (2008-2013)
% Unknown races
4%
3%
Centura College-Newport News Unknown (2006-2013)
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. 0.56 0.68
Centura College-Newport News Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $14,847 is more than the state average of $5,660. 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 $10,250. The out-state tuition has grown by 35% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $14,847 $5,660
Centura College-Newport News In-State Tuition Fees (2008-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $14,847 $10,250
Centura College-Newport News Out-State Tuition Fees (2008-2013)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 93%
89%
Centura College-Newport News % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

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Did You Know?
For Virginia public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,113 per year for in-state students and $9,320 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,276 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.