Centura College-Newport News

Tel: (757)874-2121
138 students
Private for-profit
School Highlights:
Centura College-Newport News serves 138 students (84% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the community college average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 82% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 46%.
Centura College-Newport News is one of 2 community colleges within Newport News city County, VA.
The nearest community college is Everest College-Newport News (4.8 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 15 teachers has grown by 25% over five years.
Centura College-Newport News 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 15 staff
59 staff
Centura College-Newport News Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 138 teachers has declined by 49% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.46 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
138 students
1,282 students
Centura College-Newport News Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1
Centura College-Newport News student staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students
116 students
810 students
Centura College-Newport News Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 22 students
1,017 students
Centura College-Newport News Part-Time Students (2011-2013)
Centura College-Newport News Enrollment Breakdown Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
Centura College-Newport News American Indian/Alaskan (2006-2013)
% Asian
Centura College-Newport News Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
Centura College-Newport News Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
Centura College-Newport News Black (2006-2013)
% White
Centura College-Newport News White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
Centura College-Newport News More (2008-2013)
% Unknown races
Centura College-Newport News Unknown (2006-2013)
Centura College-Newport News 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. 0.46 0.53
Centura College-Newport News 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-Newport News Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 93%
Centura College-Newport News % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2013 (latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools:

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Newport News Everest College-Newport News
    Private for-profit
    803 Diligence Drive
    Newport News, VA 23606
    4.8  Mi  |  498  students
  • Hampton Thomas Nelson Community College
    99 Thomas Nelson Drive
    Hampton, VA 23666
    7.5  Mi  |  10848  students
  • Norfolk Centura College-Norfolk
    Private for-profit
    7020 North Military Highway
    Norfolk, VA 23518
    22.4  Mi  |  260  students
  • Norfolk Tidewater Community College
    121 College Place
    Norfolk, VA 23510
    23.7  Mi  |  28929  students
  • Norfolk Johnson & Wales University-Norfolk
    Private, non-profit
    2428 Almeda Ave Ste 316
    Norfolk, VA 23513
    24.6  Mi  |  0  students
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