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 36:1.
Minority enrollment is 79% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 43%.
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 (VA) 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 Private, non-profit
Total Faculty 16 staff
38 staff

Student Body

The student population of 211 has declined by 31% 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 state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has grown by 28% over five years.
Total Enrollment 211 students 1,257 students
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1
36:1
# Full-Time Students 146 students
596 students
# Part-Time Students 65 students
798 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
-
% Asian
1%
6%
% Hispanic
6%
8%
% Black
64%
22%
% White
21%
57%
% Two or more races
6%
2%
% Unknown races
1%
3%
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 0.62

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
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 75%
87%
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • 433 students | 4.80 Mi803 Diligence Drive
    Newport News VA  23606
    (757)873-1111
    4.80433
  • 10,436 students | 7.50 Mi99 Thomas Nelson Drive
    Hampton VA  23666
    (757)825-2700
    7.5010,436
  • Centura College-Norfolk
    Private for-profit
    226 students | 22.40 Mi7020 North Military Highway
    Norfolk VA  23518
    (757)853-2121
    22.40226
  • 27,646 students | 23.70 Mi121 College Place
    Norfolk VA  23510
    (757)822-1122
    23.7027,646
  • n/a students | 24.60 Mi2428 Almeda Ave Ste 316
    Norfolk VA  23513
    (757)853-3508
    24.60n/a
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.