Centura College-Newport News

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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 37:1.
  • 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 60% 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
Centura College-Newport News Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 211 has grown by 8% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same 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 17% over five years.
Total Enrollment211 students1,577 students
Centura College-Newport News Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio13:137:1
Centura College-Newport News Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students146 students717 students
Centura College-Newport News Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students65 students860 students
Centura College-Newport News Part-Time Students (2012-2016)
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 (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
Centura College-Newport News Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
Centura College-Newport News Black (2007-2016)
% White
Centura College-Newport News White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
Centura College-Newport News More (2011-2016)
% Unknown races
Centura College-Newport News Ethnicity Breakdown VA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.540.62
Centura College-Newport News Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
Centura College-Newport News Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$26,200$29,600
Centura College-Newport News 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 Aid75%78%
Centura College-Newport News % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$20,000$11,000
Centura College-Newport News Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$9,500$5,500
Centura College-Newport News 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-Newport News
    Private, for profit
    433 students | 4.80 Mi803 Diligence Drive
    Newport News VA  23606
  • 10,436 students | 7.50 Mi99 Thomas Nelson Drive
    Hampton VA  23666
  • Centura College-Norfolk
    Private, for profit
    226 students | 22.40 Mi7020 North Military Highway
    Norfolk VA  23518
  • 27,646 students | 23.70 Mi121 College Place
    Norfolk VA  23510
  • n/a students | 24.60 Mi2428 Almeda Ave Ste 316
    Norfolk VA  23513
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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 78%. 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 0.67. The most diverse community college in Virginia is Northern Virginia Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.