Centura College-Chesapeake

Tel: (757)549-2121
166 students
Private for-profit
School Highlights:
Centura College-Chesapeake serves 166 students (91% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the community college average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 74% 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 10 teachers has declined by 28% 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
Total Faculty 10 staff
59 staff
Centura College-Chesapeake Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 166 teachers has declined by 46% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 2:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.41 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has grown by 41% over five years.
Total Enrollment
166 students
1,282 students
Centura College-Chesapeake Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1
Centura College-Chesapeake student staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students
151 students
810 students
Centura College-Chesapeake Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 15 students
1,017 students
Centura College-Chesapeake Part-Time Students (2011-2013)
Centura College-Chesapeake Enrollment Breakdown Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
Centura College-Chesapeake American Indian/Alaskan (2006-2013)
% Asian
Centura College-Chesapeake Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
Centura College-Chesapeake Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
Centura College-Chesapeake Black (2006-2013)
% White
Centura College-Chesapeake White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
Centura College-Chesapeake More (2007-2013)
% Unknown races
Centura College-Chesapeake Ethnicity Breakdown Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
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 0.53
Centura College-Chesapeake Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $14,847 is more than the state average of $5,742. 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 $10,294. The out-state tuition has grown by 35% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $14,847 $5,742
Out-State Tuition Fees $14,847 $10,294
Centura College-Chesapeake Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 78%
Source: 2013 (latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools:

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Chesapeake Everest College-Chesapeake
    Private for-profit
    825 Greenbrier Circle Suite 100
    Chesapeake, VA 23320
    1.7  Mi  |  826  students
  • Chesapeake Aviation Institute of Maintenance-Chesapeake
    Private for-profit
    2211 S Military Hwy
    Chesapeake, VA 23320
    2.4  Mi  |  235  students
  • Virginia Beach Advanced Technology Institute
    Private for-profit
    5700 Southern Blvd Ste 100
    Virginia Beach, VA 23462
    5.8  Mi  |  737  students
  • Norfolk Fortis College-Norfolk
    Private for-profit
    6300 Center Dr Bldg 22
    Norfolk, VA 23502
    5.9  Mi  |  241  students
  • Virginia Beach ECPI University
    Private for-profit
    5555 Greenwich Rd Ste 300
    Virginia Beach, VA 23462
    6  Mi  |  9956  students
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Did You Know?
For Virginia public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,698 per year for in-state students and $9,315 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,228 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Virginia is 84%. 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 0.59, which is higher than the national average of 0.53. The most diverse community college in Virginia is Northern Virginia Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.