Centura College Chesapeake

Overview of Centura College Chesapeake

Centura College is in a large suburb, in Chesapeake, VA. The school is classified as a private, for-profit college. Students at Centura College earn degrees up to the Associate's degree.

Areas of Study

The most common major fields study at the school include computer science and engineering, law, medical adminstration, therapy and counseling.

Centura College Selectivity

All qualified applicants are admitted as Centura College offers open admission.

Student Body

The school, in 2007-2008, had 290 students (216 full-time equivalent). A larger than average share of the students at Centura College are minorities.

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Centura College

Centura College
932 Ventures Way
Chesapeake , VA 23320
General Phone: (757) 549-2121

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Centura College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Medical Administration46clinical assistant
Business and Management33business management
Computer Science and Engineering22computer and info science
Law9legal assistant
Therapy and Counseling6massage therapy

Number of programs and degrees for Centura College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree1005
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years161

Centura College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Centura College had a total enrollment of 290 students (216 full-time equivalent).

Students by Age:

Age Percent
18-19 9%
20-21 16%
22-24 15%
25-29 26%
30-34 14%
35-39 7%
40-49 11%
50-64 4%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

North Carolina10%

Centura College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 62 %

Centura College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Chesapeake, Virginia for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Virginia Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Centura College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Financial Aid:
Centura College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 2334403)

Centura College Faculty

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured and not on tenure track64

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructorcalendar year6$29,0504$29,854
All faculty totalcalendar year6$29,0504$29,854

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Centura College Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer and Information Sciences, General

Legal Assistant/Paralegal

Medical Administration
Medical/Health Management and Clinical Assistant/Specialist

Therapy And Counseling
Massage Therapy/Therapeutic Massage

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Centura College Highlights

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What Sets Centura College Apart:

% of degrees in medical administration
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% of degrees in computer science and engineering
(vs. all colleges)
Top 9%Centura College % of degrees in computer science and engineering
% of degrees in law
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 13%Centura College % of degrees in law
Minority % of student body
(vs. all colleges)
Top 18%Centura College Minority % of student body
% of degrees in therapy and counseling
(vs. all colleges)
Top 20%Centura College % of degrees in therapy and counseling

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