Top Norfolk Community Colleges

  • For the 2018-19 school year, there are 4 top community colleges in Norfolk, Virginia, serving 28,187 students.
  • The average community college acceptance rate in Virginia is 80% (view national acceptance rates).
  • Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Black), and the student:teacher ratio is 36:1.

Top Norfolk, VA Community Colleges (2018-19)

  • College Location Students
  • Centura College-Norfolk
    Private, for profit
    7020 North Military Highway
    Norfolk VA  23518
    (757)853-2121

    226 students
  • Fortis College-Norfolk
    Private, for profit
    6300 Center Dr Bldg 22
    Norfolk VA  23502
    (757)499-5447

    315 students
  • 2428 Almeda Ave Ste 316
    Norfolk VA  23513
    (757)853-3508

    n/a
    students
  • 121 College Place
    Norfolk VA  23510
    (757)822-1122

    27,646 students
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