Centura College-Newport News

School Highlights
  • Centura College-Newport News serves 211 students (69% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the state community college average of 36:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 79% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 43%.
  • Centura College-Newport News is one of 2 community colleges within Newport News City County, VA.
  • The nearest community college to Centura College-Newport News is Everest College-Newport News (4.8 miles away).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 16 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Centura College-Newport News(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 Faculty16 staff45 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of Centura College-Newport News has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Centura College-Newport News diversity score of 0.54 is less than the state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment211 students1,577 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:136:1
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# Full-Time Students146 students717 students
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# Part-Time Students65 students860 students
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This chart display the Full-Time students and Part-Time students enrollment breakdown of Centura College-Newport News.This chart display community college average Full-Time students and Part-Time students enrollment breakdown of VA.
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
-
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% Asian
1%
6%
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% Hispanic
6%
8%
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% Black
64%
22%
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% White
21%
57%
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% Two or more races
6%
2%
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% Unknown races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score0.540.62
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College Completion Rate
69%
30%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$26,200$29,400
This chart display average graduate earnings (10 Years) of Centura College-Newport News and community college average graduate earnings (10 Years) of VA by year, disaggregated by student subgroups with the latest 2012-13 school year data.

Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $15,887 is more than the state average of $14,297. The private state tuition has grown by 45% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$15,887$14,297
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid75%78%
This chart display the percent of students who is receiving some financial aid in Centura College-Newport News and the percent of community college students who is receiving some financial aid in VA by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Median Debt for Graduates$20,000$10,502
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 2014-15 school year data.
Median Debt for Dropouts$9,500$5,500
This chart display median debt for students who have not completed a certificate or degree in Centura College-Newport News and average median debt for community college students who have not completed a certificate or degree in VA by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Everest College-Newport News
    Private, for profit
    433 students | 4.80 Mi803 Diligence Drive
    Newport News VA  23606
    (757)873-1111
    4.80433
  • 10,436 students | 7.50 Mi99 Thomas Nelson Drive
    Hampton VA  23666
    (757)825-2700
    7.5010,436
  • Centura College-Norfolk
    Private, for profit
    226 students | 22.40 Mi7020 North Military Highway
    Norfolk VA  23518
    (757)853-2121
    22.40226
  • 27,646 students | 23.70 Mi121 College Place
    Norfolk VA  23510
    (757)822-1122
    23.7027,646
  • n/a students | 24.60 Mi2428 Almeda Ave Ste 316
    Norfolk VA  23513
    (757)853-3508
    24.60n/a
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Did You Know?
For Virginia public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,550 per year for in-state students and $9,760 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,297 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 score of 0.62, which is lower than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in Virginia is Northern Virginia Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.