Centura College-Newport News

School Highlights

Centura College-Newport News serves 179 students (77% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 6:1 is lower than the state community college average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 82% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 49%.

Top Rankings

Centura College-Newport News ranks among the top 20% of community colleges in Virginia for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 30 teachers has grown by 114% over five years.
Centura College-Newport News(VA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: High Vocational & Technical-High NontraditionalAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate for-profitPublic
Total Faculty30 staff129 staff
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School CalendarLink to School Calendar

Student Body

The student population of Centura College-Newport News has declined by 15% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 6:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five years.
The Centura College-Newport News diversity score of 0.72 is more than the state average of 0.67. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment179 students2,199 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio6:118:1
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# Full-Time Students138 students914 students
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# Part-Time Students41 students1,285 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
-
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% Asian
1%
7%
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% Hispanic
3%
12%
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% Black
47%
21%
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% White
18%
51%
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% Hawaiian
2%
-
% Two or more races
11%
5%
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% Non Resident races
5%
1%
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% Unknown races
12%
3%
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Diversity Score0.720.67
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College Completion Rate
88%
33%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$26,200$29,600
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Tuition Cost 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
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid100%84%
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Median Debt for Graduates$17,987$11,500
This chart display median debt for students who have completed a certificate or degree in Centura College-Newport News and average median debt for community college students who have completed a certificate or degree in VA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Median Debt for Dropouts$4,838$5,500
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Source: 2020 (or latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Centura College-Newport News is Thomas Nelson Community College (7.5 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • 7,314 students | 7.50 Mi99 Thomas Nelson Drive
    Hampton, VA 23666
    (757) 825-2700
    7.507,314
  • 333 students | 9.60 Mi4410 East Claiborne Square, Suite 233
    Hampton, VA 23666
    (757) 896-6001
    9.60333
  • Centura College-Norfolk
    Private for-profit
    165 students | 22.40 Mi7020 North Military Highway
    Norfolk, VA 23518
    (757) 853-2121
    22.40165
  • 19,064 students | 23.60 Mi121 College Place
    Norfolk, VA 23510
    (757) 822-1122
    23.6019,064
  • Fortis College-Norfolk
    Private for-profit
    378 students | 27.10 Mi6300 Center Dr Bldg 22
    Norfolk, VA 23502
    (757) 499-5447
    27.10378
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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 70%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Virginia community colleges have a diversity score of 0.67, which is lower than the national average of 0.71. The most diverse community college in Virginia is Northern Virginia Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.