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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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Centura College


Newport News, VA; Norfolk, VA

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

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

Everest College


Newport News, VA; Chesapeake, VA

Leave that dead-end job behind with training from Everest College.

  • Program Categories: Business, Health, Healthcare and Nursing
  • Degrees: Diploma

South University


Virginia Beach, VA

As a student at South University, you will have the opportunity to learn from accomplished faculty members who have real-world experience in the subjects that they teach. Our small class sizes allow you to receive personalized attention from instructors, and the encouragement to recognize your goals for the future and the means to achieve them.

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

Culinary Institute of Virginia


Newport News, VA; Norfolk, VA

Turn your passion for food into a career at the Culinary Institute of Virginia.

  • Program Categories: Culinary Arts
  • Degrees: Diploma, Associate, Bachelor

Aviation Institute of Maintenance


Norfolk, VA; Chesapeake, VA

Aviation Institute of Maintenance schools are distinguished institutes committed to the education and personal enrichment of each student interested in the Aviation Industry.

  • Program Categories: Vocational and Trade
  • Degrees: Certificate, 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.
(2000)
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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