Centura College-Virginia Beach

  • 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 to Centura College-Virginia Beach is Bryant & Stratton College-Virginia Beach (4.2 miles away).

Top Placements

Centura College-Virginia Beach places among the top 20% of community colleges in Virginia for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 20 teachers has stayed relatively flat 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
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Student Body

  • The student population of Centura College-Virginia Beach has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Centura College-Virginia Beach diversity score of 0.60 is less than the state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment181 students1,577 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio9:136:1
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# Full-Time Students104 students717 students
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# Part-Time Students77 students860 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
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% Asian
2%
6%
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% Hispanic
2%
8%
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% Black
53%
22%
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% White
34%
57%
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% Two or more races
8%
2%
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% Unknown races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score0.600.62
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College Completion Rate
28%
23%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$26,200$29,400
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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%
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Median Debt for Graduates$20,000$10,502
This chart display median debt for students who have completed a certificate or degree in Centura College-Virginia Beach and average median debt for community college students who have completed a certificate or degree in VA by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Median Debt for Dropouts$9,500$5,500
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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.