Centura College-Newport News

Tel: (757)874-2121
211 students
Pivate, for profit
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 is Everest College-Newport News (4.80 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 16 teachers has grown by 14% over five years.
Centura College-Newport News (VA) Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Pivate, for profit Private, non-profit
Total Faculty 16 staff 38 staff
Centura College-Newport News Total Faculty (2007-2015)

Student Body

  • The student population of 211 has declined by 31% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 25:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.54 is less than the state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has grown by 28% over five years.
Total Enrollment 211 students 1,257 students
Centura College-Newport News Total Enrollment (2007-2015)
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 36:1
Centura College-Newport News Student Staff Ratio (2007-2015)
# Full-Time Students 146 students 596 students
Centura College-Newport News Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
# Part-Time Students 65 students 798 students
Centura College-Newport News Part-Time Students (2012-2015)
Centura College-Newport News Enrollment Breakdown VA All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
Centura College-Newport News American Indian/Alaskan (2007-2009)
% Asian
Centura College-Newport News Asian (2007-2015)
% Hispanic
Centura College-Newport News Hispanic (2007-2015)
% Black
Centura College-Newport News Black (2007-2015)
% White
Centura College-Newport News White (2007-2015)
% Two or more races
Centura College-Newport News More (2011-2015)
% Unknown races
Centura College-Newport News 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. 0.54 0.62
Centura College-Newport News Diversity Score (2007-2015)

Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $14,847 is less than the state average of $15,027. The private state tuition has grown by 35% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees $14,847 $15,027
Centura College-Newport News In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2015)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 75% 87%
Centura College-Newport News % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2015)
Source: 2015 (latest year available) IPEDS

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Did You Know?
For Virginia public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,795 per year for in-state students and $9,558 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,027 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Virginia is 83%. 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.