Chester Career College

  • The mission of Chester Career College is to provide educational career programs which prepare students to succeed in selected professions. Students at Chester Career College are provided the opportunity to develop knowledge and skills; self-discipline and confidence; a professional attitude; and the ability to meet employer expectations in order to enter and advance in the job market.Providing a quality educational experience to each individual student is a priority at Chester Career College. The needs of the students remain in the forefront of the daily activities of each employee. The management of this school requires and expects that quality and prompt service will be provided to each student on a consistent basis.

School Highlights

Chester Career College serves 159 students (100% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the state community college average of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 84% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 48%.

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 159 students
  • Acceptance Rate: 100%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 12:1
  • Minority enrollment: 84%
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Chester Career College ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Virginia for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 13 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Chester Career College
(VA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Not applicable, not in Carnegie universe (not accredited or nondegree-granting)
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
Less than 2 yrs
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Public
Public
Total Faculty
13 staff
129 staff
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Number of Programs Offered
9
8

Student Body

The student population of Chester Career College has declined by 12% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five years.
The Chester Career College diversity score of 0.33 is less than the state average of 0.66. The school's diversity has declined by 12% over five years.
Total Enrollment
159 students
2,086 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
17:1
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# Full-Time Students
159 students
843 students
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# Part-Time Students
n/a
1,243 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
268 students
232 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
159 students
802 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
169 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
n/a
1,243 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
20 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
476 students
% Asian
1%
7%
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% Hispanic
3%
12%
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% Black
80%
21%
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% White
16%
52%
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% Two or more races
n/a
4%
% Non Resident races
n/a
2%
% Unknown races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.33
0.66
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
47%
38%
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
n/a
0.19%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$32,400
$29,600
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
60%
85%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$19,815
$11,000
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Median Debt for Dropouts
$4,750
$5,500
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Acceptance Rate
100%
76%
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Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) , School Administrators

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the acceptance rate of Chester Career College?
The acceptance rate of Chester Career College is 100%, which is higher than the state average of 76%.
What is Chester Career College's ranking?
Chester Career College ranks among the top 20% of community college in Virginia for: Average community college minority breakdown.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 159 students
  • Acceptance Rate: 100%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 12:1
  • Minority enrollment: 84%
  • Source: Verified school update

Did You Know?

Chesterfield County, VA community colleges have a diversity score of 0.63, which is lower than the national average of 0.70. The most diverse community college in Chesterfield County, VA is ECPI University - Richmond. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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