Centura College-Virginia Beach

2697 Dean Dr Ste 100
Virginia Beach, VA 23452-7431
Tel: (757)340-2121
  • 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 181 students (57% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the state community college average of 36:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 66% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 43%.
  • Centura College-Virginia Beach is one of 4 community colleges within Virginia Beach City County, VA.
  • The nearest community college is Bryant & Stratton College-Virginia Beach (4.20 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 20 teachers has grown by 33% over five years.
Centura College-Virginia Beach(VA) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelFour or more yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPublic
Total Faculty20 staff45 staff
Centura College-Virginia Beach Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 181 has declined by 76% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.60 is less than the state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has grown by 6% over five years.
Total Enrollment181 students1,577 students
Centura College-Virginia Beach Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio9:136:1
Centura College-Virginia Beach Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students104 students717 students
Centura College-Virginia Beach Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students77 students860 students
Centura College-Virginia Beach Part-Time Students (2012-2016)
Centura College-Virginia Beach Enrollment Breakdown VA All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
Centura College-Virginia Beach American Indian/Alaskan (2007-2013)
% Asian
Centura College-Virginia Beach Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
Centura College-Virginia Beach Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
Centura College-Virginia Beach Black (2007-2016)
% White
Centura College-Virginia Beach White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
Centura College-Virginia Beach More (2011-2016)
% Unknown races
Centura College-Virginia Beach Ethnicity Breakdown VA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.600.62
Centura College-Virginia Beach Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
Centura College-Virginia Beach Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2008)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$26,200$29,600
Centura College-Virginia Beach Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $16,887 is more than the state average of $14,297. The private state tuition has grown by 24% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$16,887$14,297
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid58%78%
Centura College-Virginia Beach % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$20,000$11,000
Centura College-Virginia Beach Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$9,500$5,500
Centura College-Virginia Beach Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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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.