Centura College Newport News

Overview of Centura College Newport News

Centura College is in a medium-sized city, in Newport News, 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 business and management, computer science and engineering.

Centura College Selectivity

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

Student Body

The school, in 2007-2008, had 224 students (420 full-time equivalent). A larger than average share of the students at Centura College are minorities. Adults changing careers are relatively common at the school.

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Centura College

Centura College
616 Denbigh Blvd
Newport News , VA 23608
General Phone: (757) 874-2121

Centura College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Medical Support and Technology49medical assistant
Computer Science and Engineering37computer networking
Business and Management33business management
Therapy and Counseling0massage therapy

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree1194

Centura College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Centura College had a total enrollment of 224 students (420 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 15%
Black 81%
Hispanic 2%
Asian 1%
Unknown 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 0%
18-19 6%
20-21 11%
22-24 20%
25-29 25%
30-34 12%
35-39 7%
40-49 14%
50-64 6%

Centura College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 68 %

Centura College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Newport News, 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 2334402)

Centura College Faculty

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructorcalendar year3$27,3844$27,446
All faculty totalcalendar year3$27,3844$27,446

*: 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 Systems Networking and Telecommunications

Medical Support And Technology
Medical/Clinical Assistant

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 computer science and engineering
(vs. all colleges)
Top 5%Centura College % of degrees in computer science and engineering
% of degrees in business and management
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 10%Centura College % of degrees in business and management
Minority % of student body
(vs. all colleges)
Top 16%Centura College Minority % of student body
% students 40 years or older
(vs. all colleges)
Top 16%Centura College % students 40 years or older

checked Open admission
checked Offers weekend classes
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked On-campus library

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