2697 Dean Dr. Ste. 100
Virginia Beach, VA 23452
Top Ranked (2023): View Rankings
  • Centura College Virginia Beach offers degrees in business, massage therapy, computer network management and medical assistant. Our medical assistant program has specialties in management and clinical support and our business degree offers an academic specialty in management. These different concentrations give students the opportunity to specialize or work in general in their chosen field. In addition, we offer the Bachelor of Science Completion Program in Business Management or Allied Health. This option allows those who already have college credits to complete their bachelor’s degree. Our teachers and staff at Centura College Virginia Beach are knowledgeable and offer quality education, service and support. Our goal for graduates is to prepare them for an entry-level position in today’s workforce or to advance the career of graduates who already have experience in an occupation.

School Highlights

Centura College-Virginia Beach serves 99 students (51% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 4:1 is lower than the state community college average of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 48%.

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 99 students
  • Private-state tuition: $16,887
  • Student:teacher ratio: 4:1
  • Minority enrollment: 92%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

Centura College-Virginia Beach ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Virginia for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 26 teachers has grown by 30% over five years.
Centura College-Virginia Beach
(VA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Not applicable, not in Carnegie universe (not accredited or nondegree-granting)
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
Four or more years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Private for-profit
Public
Total Faculty
26 staff
129 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Centura College-Virginia Beach has declined by 34% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 4:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The Centura College-Virginia Beach diversity score of 0.75 is more than the state average of 0.66. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
99 students
2,086 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
4:1
17:1
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# Full-Time Students
50 students
843 students
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# Part-Time Students
49 students
1,243 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
149 students
232 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
50 students
802 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
169 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
49 students
1,243 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
20 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
476 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
7%
n/a
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% Asian
3%
7%
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% Hispanic
10%
12%
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% Black
47%
21%
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% White
8%
52%
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% Hawaiian
3%
n/a
% Two or more races
8%
4%
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% Non Resident races
11%
2%
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% Unknown races
3%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.75
0.66
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
28%
22%
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
0.11%
0.19%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$26,200
$29,600
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The private state tuition of $16,887 is more than the state average of $15,561. The private state tuition has grown by 6% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees
$16,887
$15,561
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
85%
85%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$14,581
$11,000
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Median Debt for Dropouts
$4,750
$5,500
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Acceptance Rate
n/a
71%
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Centura College-Virginia Beach cost?

Centura College-Virginia Beach's private state tuition is approximately $16,887.

What is Centura College-Virginia Beach's ranking?

Centura College-Virginia Beach ranks among the top 20% of community college in Virginia for: Diversity in US community colleges and Average community college minority breakdown.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 99 students
  • Private-state tuition: $16,887
  • Student:teacher ratio: 4:1
  • Minority enrollment: 92%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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