Centura College-Richmond Main

7914 Midlothian Turnpike, Richmond
VA, 23235-5250
Tel: (804)330-0111
149 students
Private for-profit

Get admissions information on Centura College-Richmond Main and online degrees at CampusExplorer.com.

Centura College Richmond campus offers degrees and diplomas in massage therapy, network management, practical nurse, medical billing & coding and medical assisting. We are an accredited career school licensed to operate in the State of Virginia. Our college has been in operation since 1992 offering quality education for career minded adults who wish to get a degree or diploma, expand their knowledge or change occupations. Our staff and educators at our Richmond college strive to offer quality education and services that will prepare the student for an entry-level position in their chosen field. We seek out industry leaders in the local community to ensure the hands on training students gain are as realistic to the business setting they will encounter in the future.
School Highlights:
Centura College-Richmond Main serves 149 students (80% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 83% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 40%.
Centura College-Richmond Main is one of 6 community colleges within Chesterfield County, VA.
The nearest community college is ECPI Technical College (2.1 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Centura College-Richmond Main 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

Student Body

The student population of 149 teachers has declined by 60% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 31:1 has decreased from 38:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.45 is equal to the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has grown by 15% over five years.
Total Enrollment
149 students
1,287 students
Centura College-Richmond Main Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
119 students
832 students
Centura College-Richmond Main Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 30 students
1,021 students
Centura College-Richmond Main Part-Time Students (2011-2012)
Centura College-Richmond Main sch enrollment Centura College-Richmond Main sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
% Asian
Centura College-Richmond Main Asian (2006-2010)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
Centura College-Richmond Main Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
Centura College-Richmond Main Black (2006-2012)
% White
Centura College-Richmond Main White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
Centura College-Richmond Main More (2008-2012)
Centura College-Richmond Main sch ethnicity Centura College-Richmond Main sta ethnicity
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. 0.45 0.45
Centura College-Richmond Main Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $15,027 is more than the state average of $5,940. The in-state tuition has grown by 8% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $15,027 is more than the state average of $10,072. The out-state tuition has grown by 8% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $15,027 $5,940
Centura College-Richmond Main In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $15,027 $10,072
Centura College-Richmond Main Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

Get admissions information on Centura College-Richmond Main and online degrees at CampusExplorer.com.

Nearby Schools:

Recent Articles
Freshman Year in College Looks More and More Like High School
Freshman Year in College Looks More and More Like High School
Nearly 52 percent of community college students in the United States begin their freshman year in at least one remedial class. These courses, which help students acquire knowledge and skills they should have acquired in high school, do not count toward their degree requirements. As a result, students are taking longer than ever to obtain their degree, if they obtain one at all.
Federal Student Loans – Unavailable at 20% of Community Colleges
Although a community college education is inexpensive when compared to tuition and fees at a four-year institution, some students still need financial assistance to pay their education bills. Yet, some community colleges don’t participate in the federal student loan program, putting some students in a financial bind.
Post-Recession Cliff Looms for Community Colleges
While many factors have contributed to the current decline in community college enrollment, the recovering economy is chief among them. As more and more people return to the workforce, fewer students enroll in courses at community colleges. Many institutions must now deal with budget shortfalls in the face of double-digit declines in enrollment.