Centura College Columbia

Overview of Centura College Columbia

Centura College is found in Columbia, SC. Columbia is a large suburb. The school is a private, for-profit institution. Students can earn degrees up to and including the Associate's degree at Centura College.

Areas of Study

The school is known for its programs in computer science and engineering.

Centura College Selectivity

Centura College accepts all qualified applicants under its open-admission rules.

Student Body

Students numbered 387 in 2007-2008 at the school. Centura College has a large minority student population.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"We help adult students gain the skills and atitudes necessary for a meaningful entry level career position. We strive to be responsive to the need of not only our students, but also area businesses, industries and government. We are committed to high academic standards in all of our curricular offerings. We are dedicated to providing the services that support our students' efforts to succeed."

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Centura College

Centura College
7500 Two Notch Road
Columbia , SC 29223
General Phone: (803) 754-7544

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Centura College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Medical Support and Technology186medical assistant
Computer Science and Engineering18computer networking
Office and Administration16administrative assistant
Security and Law Enforcement0criminal justice and administration

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of less than 1 academic year2203
Associate's degree01

Centura College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Centura College had a total enrollment of 387 students (249 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 11%
Black 87%
Hispanic 1%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 1%
18-19 6%
20-21 11%
22-24 27%
25-29 27%
30-34 12%
35-39 5%
40-49 7%
50-64 4%
65+ 0%

Centura College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Graduation and Transfer Rates (2007):
(Graduation rate is percent of students graduating within 150% of the normal time.)

Item Percent
Graduating 65%

Centura College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Columbia, South Carolina for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other South Carolina 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 3304301)

Centura College Degree Programs (2007)

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications

Medical Support And Technology
Medical/Clinical Assistant

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration

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Centura College Highlights

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What Sets Centura College Apart:

% of degrees in computer science and engineering
(vs. all colleges)
Top 9%Centura College % of degrees in computer science and engineering
Minority % of student body
(vs. all colleges)
Top 12%Centura College Minority % of student body
Number of students
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 13%Centura College Number of students
Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs
(vs. all colleges)
Top 14%Centura College Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs

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