Chester Career College

751 WEST HUNDRED ROAD
Chester, VA 23836
Tel: (804)751-9191
172 students
Public institution

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School Highlights:
Chester Career College serves 172 students (100% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 65% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 40%.
Chester Career College is one of 7 community colleges within Chesterfield County, VA.
The nearest community college is Fortis College-Richmond (0.5 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Chester Career College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges
Institution Level Less than 2 yrs At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public

Student Body

The student population of 172 teachers has declined by 54% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 34:1 has increased from 21:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.47 is more than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
172 students
1,303 students
Chester Career College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
172 students
834 students
Chester Career College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
Chester Career College sch enrollment Chester Career College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
- 1%
% Asian
1%
2%
Chester Career College Asian (2011-2012)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
- 7%
% Black
64%
11%
Chester Career College Black (2006-2012)
% White
35%
66%
Chester Career College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races"
- 2%
Chester Career College sch ethnicity Chester Career College 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. 0.47 0.44
Chester Career College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of - is less than the state average of $5,890. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The out-state tuition of - is less than the state average of $10,047. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Percent Admitted 100%
78%
Chester Career College Percent Admitted (2011-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

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Chesterfield, 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 0.51, which is higher than the national average of 0.44. The most diverse community college in Chesterfield, VA is MedSpa Careers Institute. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.