Centura College-Chesapeake

Tel: (757)549-2121
163 students
Private for-profit

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School Highlights:
Centura College-Chesapeake serves 163 students (88% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 79% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 40%.
Centura College-Chesapeake is one of 3 community colleges within Chesapeake City County, VA.
The nearest community college is Everest College-Chesapeake (1.7 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Centura College-Chesapeake 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 163 teachers has declined by 47% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 has increased from 22:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.41 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has grown by 41% over five years.
Total Enrollment
163 students
1,287 students
Centura College-Chesapeake Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
144 students
832 students
Centura College-Chesapeake Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 19 students
1,021 students
Centura College-Chesapeake Part-Time Students (2011-2012)
Centura College-Chesapeake sch enrollment Centura College-Chesapeake sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
% Asian
Centura College-Chesapeake Asian (2006-2010)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
Centura College-Chesapeake Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
Centura College-Chesapeake Black (2006-2012)
% White
Centura College-Chesapeake White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
Centura College-Chesapeake More (2007-2012)
Centura College-Chesapeake sch ethnicity Centura College-Chesapeake 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. 0.41 0.45
Centura College-Chesapeake Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $14,847 is more than the state average of $5,917. 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 $10,050. The out-state tuition has grown by 35% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $14,847 $5,917
Centura College-Chesapeake In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $14,847 $10,050
Centura College-Chesapeake Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

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