Chester Career College

751 WEST HUNDRED ROAD
Chester, VA 23836
Tel:
205 students
Public institution
The mission of Chester Career College is to provide educational career programs which prepare students to succeed in selected professions. Students at Chester Career College are provided the opportunity to develop knowledge and skills; self-discipline and confidence; a professional attitude; and the ability to meet employer expectations in order to enter and advance in the job market. Providing a quality educational experience to each individual student is a priority at Chester Career College. The needs of the students remain in the forefront of the daily activities of each employee. The management of this school requires and expects that quality and prompt service will be provided to each student on a consistent basis.
School Highlights
Chester Career College serves 205 students (100% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the state community college average of 34:1.
Minority enrollment is 66% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 42%.
Chester Career College is one of 7 community colleges within Chesterfield County, VA.
The nearest community college is Fortis College-Richmond (0.50 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 13 teachers has declined by 35% over five years.
College Chester Career College (VA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Baccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution Level Less than 2 yrs At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Private for-profit
Total Faculty 13 staff 38 staff
Number of Programs Offered 6 n/a

Student Body

The student population of 205 has declined by 63% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 23:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.46 is less than the state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has grown by 21% over five years.
Total Enrollment 205 students 839 students
Student:Teacher Ratio 16:1 34:1
# Full-Time Students 205 students 582 students
% Black
65%
21%
% White
34%
58%
% Unknown races
1%
4%
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. 0.46 0.61

Finances and Admission

% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 91% 87%
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Fortis College-Richmond
    Private for-profit
    491 students | 0.50 Mi2000 Westmoreland Street, Suite A
    Richmond VA 23230
    (804)323-1020
    0.50491
  • 11,861 students | 3.80 Mi1651 E Parham Road
    Richmond VA 23228
    (804)371-3000
    3.8011,861
  • 167 students | 6.30 Mi7914 Midlothian Turnpike
    Richmond VA 23235
    (804)330-0111
    6.30167
  • 569 students | 6.70 Mi300 Gateway Centre Pky
    Richmond VA 23235
    (804)330-4992
    6.70569
  • ECPI Technical University
    Pivate, for profit
    605 students | 7.30 Mi800 Moorefield Pk Dr
    Richmond VA 23236
    (804)330-5533
    7.30605
Did You Know?
Chesterfield County, VA 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 0.66, which is higher than the national average of 0.50. The most diverse community college in Chesterfield County, VA is Centura College-Richmond Main. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.