Centura College-Richmond Westend (Closed 2013)

7001 W. Broad St.
Henrico, VA 23294
School Highlights
  • Centura College-Richmond Westend is one of 2 community colleges within Henrico County, VA.
  • The nearest community college to Centura College-Richmond Westend is Chester Career College (2.2 miles away).

School Overview

    Centura College-Richmond Westend(VA) Community College Avg.
    Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
    Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPublic

    Student Body

    • The Centura College-Richmond Westend diversity score of 1.00 is more than the state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has grown by 185% over five years.
    Diversity Score1.000.62
    College Completion Rate (Year 2013)
    24%
    25%
    Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$24,900$29,400

    Finances and Admission

      % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (Year 2013)100%86%
      Median Debt for Graduates (Year 2013)$20,000$9,600
      Median Debt for Dropouts (Year 2013)$6,333$4,750
      Source: 2013 (or latest year available) IPEDS

      Nearby Schools

      • College Location Mi. Students
      • 205 students | 2.20 Mi751 WEST HUNDRED ROAD
        Chester VA  23836
        2.20205
      • Fortis College-Richmond
        Private, for profit
        491 students | 2.50 Mi2000 Westmoreland Street, Suite A
        Richmond VA  23230
        (804)323-1020
        2.50491
      • 11,861 students | 2.90 Mi1651 E Parham Road
        Henrico VA  23228
        (804)371-3000
        2.9011,861
      • 167 students | 7.70 Mi7914 Midlothian Turnpike
        Richmond VA  23235
        (804)330-0111
        7.70167
      • ECPI University
        Private, for profit
        11,735 students | 8.20 Mi800 Moorefield Pk Dr
        Richmond VA  23236
        (804)330-5533
        8.2011,735
      Recent Articles
      Many students enroll in community college with the intent of transferring to a four-year school. Of those who do, many succeed, and yet traditional colleges and universities continue to overlook them. Read on to learn more about why more community college students don’t transfer schools and to receive some tips for making the transfer yourself.
      Community college is the only option for many students who either can’t afford a traditional four-year university or who need a more flexible school environment. Just because community college is different, however, doesn’t mean that its students matter any less. The Aspen Prize exists to encourage community colleges to do more for their students and to continually strive for improvement.
      Living with roommates is part of an authentic college experience, but is it an option for community college students? Read on to learn about housing options in community college and to learn how to survive the year with roommates.
      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.