Centura College-Chesapeake

932 B Ventures Way
Chesapeake, VA 23320-0000
Tel: (757)549-2121
School Highlights
  • Centura College-Chesapeake serves 131 students (56% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the state community college average of 37:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 78% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 43%.
  • Centura College-Chesapeake is one of 3 community colleges within Chesapeake City County, VA.
  • The nearest community college is Everest College-Chesapeake (1.70 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 9 teachers has grown by 12% over five years.
Centura College-Chesapeake(VA) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPublic
Total Faculty9 staff45 staff
Centura College-Chesapeake Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 131 has declined by 37% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 27:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.52 is less than the state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment131 students1,577 students
Centura College-Chesapeake Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio15:137:1
Centura College-Chesapeake Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students74 students717 students
Centura College-Chesapeake Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students57 students860 students
Centura College-Chesapeake Part-Time Students (2012-2016)
Centura College-Chesapeake Enrollment Breakdown VA All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
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Centura College-Chesapeake American Indian/Alaskan (2007-2010)
% Asian
1%
6%
Centura College-Chesapeake Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
5%
8%
Centura College-Chesapeake Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
65%
22%
Centura College-Chesapeake Black (2007-2016)
% White
22%
57%
Centura College-Chesapeake White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
6%
2%
Centura College-Chesapeake More (2008-2016)
% Unknown races
1%
3%
Centura College-Chesapeake Ethnicity Breakdown VA All Ethnic Groups 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.0.520.62
Centura College-Chesapeake Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
29%
30%
Centura College-Chesapeake Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$26,200$29,600
Centura College-Chesapeake Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $15,887 is more than the state average of $14,996. The private state tuition has grown by 45% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$15,887$14,996
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid96%78%
Centura College-Chesapeake % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$20,000$11,000
Centura College-Chesapeake Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$9,500$5,500
Centura College-Chesapeake Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Everest College-Chesapeake
    Private, for profit
    671 students | 1.70 Mi825 Greenbrier Circle Suite 100
    Chesapeake VA  23320
    (757)361-3900
    1.70671
  • 236 students | 2.40 Mi2211 S Military Hwy
    Chesapeake VA  23320
    (757)363-2121
    2.40236
  • 717 students | 5.80 Mi5700 Southern Blvd Ste 100
    Virginia Beach VA  23462
    (757)490-1241
    5.80717
  • Fortis College-Norfolk
    Private, for profit
    315 students | 5.90 Mi6300 Center Dr Bldg 22
    Norfolk VA  23502
    (757)499-5447
    5.90315
  • ECPI University
    Private, for profit
    11,735 students | 6.00 Mi5555 Greenwich Rd Ste 300
    Virginia Beach VA  23462
    (757)490-9090
    6.0011,735
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Did You Know?
For Virginia public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,711 per year for in-state students and $10,146 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,996 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Virginia is 80%. 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 0.62, which is lower than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Virginia is Northern Virginia Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.