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 205 students (100% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 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%.

School Overview

The teacher population of 13 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Chester Career College(VA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate of Arts CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty13 staff45 staff
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Number of Programs Offered611

Student Body

The student population of Chester Career College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 23:1 over five years.
The Chester Career College diversity score of 0.46 is less than the state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment205 students1,577 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:136:1
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# Full-Time Students205 students717 students
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% Asian
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6%
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% Black
65%
22%
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% White
34%
57%
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% Unknown races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score0.460.62
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College Completion Rate
46%
30%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$32,400$29,400
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Finances and Admission

% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid91%84%
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Median Debt for Graduates$13,883$10,502
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Median Debt for Dropouts$5,819$5,500
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Acceptance Rate100%76%
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Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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