School Highlights

Centura College-Chesapeake serves 164 students (51% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 6:1 is lower than the state community college average of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 75% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 48%.

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 164 students
  • Private-state tuition: $15,887
  • Student:teacher ratio: 6:1
  • Minority enrollment: 75%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

Centura College-Chesapeake ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Virginia for:

Category
Attribute
Completion Rates

School Overview

The teacher population of 26 teachers has grown by 188% over five years.
Centura College-Chesapeake
(VA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Not applicable, not in Carnegie universe (not accredited or nondegree-granting)
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
Four or more years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Private for-profit
Public
Total Faculty
26 staff
129 staff
This chart display total faculty of Centura College-Chesapeake and community college average number of faculty in VA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Student Body

The student population of Centura College-Chesapeake has declined by 13% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 6:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The Centura College-Chesapeake diversity score of 0.61 is less than the state average of 0.66. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
164 students
2,050 students
This chart display the total enrollment of Centura College-Chesapeake and community college average number of enrollment of VA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
6:1
17:1
This chart display the student staff ratio of Centura College-Chesapeake and community college average student staff ratio of VA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
# Full-Time Students
83 students
843 students
This chart display the total number of Full-time students enrollment of Centura College-Chesapeake and average number of community college Full-time students enrollment of VA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
# Part-Time Students
81 students
1,243 students
This chart display the total number of Part-time students enrollment of Centura College-Chesapeake and average number of community college Part-time students enrollment of VA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
This chart display the Full-time students and Part-time students enrollment breakdown of Centura College-Chesapeake.
This chart display community college average Full-Time students and Part-Time students enrollment breakdown of VA.
# Enrollment Undergraduate
198 students
232 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
83 students
802 students
This chart display the total number of Full-time undergraduate students enrollment of Centura College-Chesapeake and average number of community college Full-time undergraduate  students enrollment of VA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
169 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
81 students
1,243 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
20 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
476 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
n/a
This chart display the percentage of American Indian/Alaskan students in Centura College-Chesapeake and the percentage of American Indian/Alaskan community college students in VA by year, with the latest 2009-10 school year data.
% Asian
2%
7%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Centura College-Chesapeake and the percentage of Asian community college students in VA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
% Hispanic
1%
12%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Centura College-Chesapeake and the percentage of Hispanic community college students in VA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
% Black
56%
21%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Centura College-Chesapeake and the percentage of Black community college students in VA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
% White
25%
52%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Centura College-Chesapeake and the percentage of White community college students in VA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
% Hawaiian
2%
n/a
% Two or more races
9%
4%
This chart display the percentage of Two or more races students in Centura College-Chesapeake and the percentage of Two or more races community college students in VA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
% Non Resident races
4%
2%
This chart display the percentage of Non Resident students in Centura College-Chesapeake and the percentage of Non Resident community college students in VA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
% Unknown races
1%
2%
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Centura College-Chesapeake.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in VA.
Diversity Score
0.61
0.66
This chart display the diversity score of Centura College-Chesapeake and the community college average diversity score of VA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
29%
29%
This chart display completion rates for First-Time of Full-time students of Centura College-Chesapeake and community college average completion rates for First-Time of Full-time students of VA by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
0.08%
0.19%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$26,200
$29,600
This chart display average graduate earnings (10 Years) of Centura College-Chesapeake and community college average graduate earnings (10 Years) of VA by year, disaggregated by student subgroups with the latest 2012-13 school year data.

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The private state tuition of $15,887 is more than the state average of $15,561. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees
$15,887
$15,561
This chart display tuition fees for an in-state student of Centura College-Chesapeake and the private community college average tuition fees for an in-state student of VA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
100%
85%
This chart display the percent of students who is receiving some financial aid in Centura College-Chesapeake and the percent of community college students who is receiving some financial aid in VA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Median Debt for Graduates
$14,581
$11,000
This chart display median debt for students who have completed a certificate or degree in Centura College-Chesapeake and average median debt for community college students who have completed a certificate or degree in VA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Median Debt for Dropouts
$4,750
$5,500
This chart display median debt for students who have not completed a certificate or degree in Centura College-Chesapeake and average median debt for community college students who have not completed a certificate or degree in VA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Acceptance Rate
n/a
71%
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Centura College-Chesapeake cost?

Centura College-Chesapeake's private state tuition is approximately $15,887.

What is Centura College-Chesapeake's ranking?

Centura College-Chesapeake ranks among the top 20% of community college in Virginia for: Percent of students receiving financial aid and Highest completion rates.

Recent Articles

How Community Colleges Are Changing Remedial Education
How Community Colleges Are Changing Remedial Education
Remedial education exists to help struggling students succeed in college-level classes. Unfortunately, the existing model may be doing more harm than good. Keep reading to learn more about the history of remedial education and what community colleges are doing to change it.
Does Money Motivate College Completion? New Task Force Says Yes
Does Money Motivate College Completion? New Task Force Says Yes
We look at the recommendations for improving completion rates in a new report issued by the Complete College Ohio Task Force, which includes financial incentives.
Remedial Education Leaves Many Colleges in a Quandary
Remedial Education Leaves Many Colleges in a Quandary
Although many students need some remedial education before beginning college coursework, statistics show dismal completion rates for those who begin in remedial classes. We take a closer look at the problem, as well as some of the ways colleges are tackling it.

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 164 students
  • Private-state tuition: $15,887
  • Student:teacher ratio: 6:1
  • Minority enrollment: 75%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Related School Videos

Did You Know?

For Virginia public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,736 per year for in-state students and $8,977 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,561 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Virginia is 77%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Virginia community colleges have a diversity score of 0.66, which is higher than the national average of 0.00. The most diverse community college in Virginia is American National University. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

Quick Links