Newport News Colleges, Universities, Trade and Vocational Schools

Newport News Colleges and Schools

Colleges in Newport News, Virginia

There are at least 7 colleges in Newport News, listed and described below. These schools represent 5,394 or more students (full-time and part-time), a combined student body equivalent to 5,394 full-time students, and a reported 2,893 dorm rooms.

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Medical Careers Institute

Newport News, VA

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  • Program Categories: Health, Healthcare and Nursing
  • Degrees: Diploma, Bachelor, Associate

Centura College

Newport News, VA

Centura College, with campus locations in Virginia, South Carolina and Florida.

  • Program Categories: Business, Health, Healthcare and Nursing
  • Degrees: Associate, Diploma
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Newport News Colleges with Open Admissions

Schools open to most or all qualified applicants (qualifications vary).
Based on 2008-2009 information.

Centura College - Newport News
616 Denbigh Blvd
Newport News, VA 23608

  • Programs: medical assistant, computer networking, business management, massage therapy
  • Degrees/Certificates: Associate's.
  • Student Body: 224 students, 420 full-time equivalent.
  • Flexibility: Weekend classes available.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance.

Colleges in Newport News with Selective Admissions

These schools do not admit all qualified applicants.
Based on 2008-2009 information.

Christopher Newport University
1 University Place
Newport News, VA 23606

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: business management, political science, psychology, communication studies, biology, sociology, history, English
  • Degrees/Certificates: Bachelor's. Master's.
  • Student Body: 4,884 students, 4,634 full-time equivalent.
  • Dorms: 2,893 student capacity.
  • SAT 25-75th percentile: Verbal: 510-610. Math: 520-610.
  • Flexibility: AP credits. Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. Study abroad option. Member of a national athletic association.

Riverside School of Health Careers
316 Main St.
Newport News, VA 23601

  • Programs: registered nursing, licensed practical nurse, radiographer
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates.
  • Student Body: 286 students, 340 full-time equivalent.
  • SAT: not generally required.
  • Flexibility: Weekend classes available. Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. Remedial services.
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Colleges in Nearby Cities and Towns

(Student count includes part-time and full-time; not all students live in the city or town. Data as of 2007.)

City/Town Colleges Pop.
Students Dorms
Chesapeake Colleges 7 199,184 824  
Hampton Colleges 3 146,437 15,131 3,000
Norfolk Colleges 12 234,403 57,019 7,289
Suffolk Colleges 2 63,677 67  

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