Centura College-Chesapeake

School Highlights

Centura College-Chesapeake serves 157 students (83% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the state community college average of 31:1.
Minority enrollment is 79% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 50%.

School Overview

The teacher population of 9 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Centura College-Chesapeake(VA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationSpecial Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions SchoolsBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelFour or more yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate for-profitPublic
Total Faculty9 staff69 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Centura College-Chesapeake has grown by 19% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 26:1 over five years.
The Centura College-Chesapeake diversity score of 0.60 is less than the state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has grown by 14% over five years.
Total Enrollment157 students2,366 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:131:1
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# Full-Time Students130 students861 students
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# Part-Time Students27 students1,505 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
-
1%
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% Asian
1%
6%
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% Hispanic
3%
10%
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% Black
59%
22%
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% White
21%
50%
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% Two or more races
7%
4%
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% Non Resident races
7%
4%
% Unknown races
2%
2%
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Diversity Score0.600.68
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College Completion Rate
29%
30%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$26,200$29,400
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Finances and Admission

The private state tuition of $15,887 is more than the state average of $15,399. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$15,887$15,399
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid77%80%
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Median Debt for Graduates$20,000$11,250
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 2017-18 school year data.
Median Debt for Dropouts$5,496$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 2017-18 school year data.
Source: 2019 (or latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Centura College-Chesapeake is Advanced Technology Institute (5.9 miles away).
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