Centura College-Columbia

School Highlights

Centura College-Columbia serves 60 students (78% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 7:1 is lower than the state community college average of 24:1.
Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 48%.

Top Rankings

Centura College-Columbia ranks among the top 20% of community colleges in South Carolina for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 9 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Centura College-Columbia(SC) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationSpecial Focus Two-Year: Other FieldsAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High Nontraditional
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate for-profitPublic
Total Faculty9 staff60 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Centura College-Columbia has declined by 14% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 7:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five years.
The Centura College-Columbia diversity score of 0.33 is less than the state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has grown by 13% over five years.
Total Enrollment60 students1,554 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio7:124:1
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# Full-Time Students47 students708 students
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# Part-Time Students13 students846 students
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% Hispanic
6%
5%
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% Black
81%
27%
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% White
8%
52%
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% Two or more races
2%
3%
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% Non Resident races
2%
3%
% Unknown races
1%
7%
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Diversity Score0.330.65
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College Completion Rate
93%
18%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$22,200$28,900
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The private state tuition of $15,887 is more than the state average of $11,507. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$15,887$11,507
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid100%94%
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Median Debt for Graduates$13,875$12,001
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Median Debt for Dropouts$5,355$5,500
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Source: 2019 (or latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Centura College-Columbia is South University, Columbia (1.9 miles away).
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Did You Know?
For South Carolina public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,094 per year for in-state students and $9,919 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $11,507 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in South Carolina is 67%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

South Carolina community colleges have a diversity score of 0.65, which is lower than the national average of 0.73. The most diverse community college in South Carolina is Midlands Technical College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.