Centura College Norfolk

Overview of Centura College Norfolk

Norfolk, VA is home to Centura College. Norfolk is a medium-sized city. The school is a private, for-profit institution. Degrees at Centura College go up to the Associate's degree.

Areas of Study

Students commonly pursue studies in medical adminstration, nursing and emergency medicine.

Centura College Selectivity

Prospective students are drawn to the school's open admissions.

Student Body

The school has 283 enrolled students (as of 2007-2008). Centura College has a large minority student population. A very high share of students at the school are female.

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Centura College

Centura College
7020 North Military Highway
Norfolk , VA 23518-4833
General Phone: (757) 853-2121

Centura College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Nursing and Emergency Medicine79licensed practical nurse
Medical Administration44clinical assistant
Medical Support and Technology38dental assistant

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of less than 1 academic year381
Associate's degree441
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years791

Centura College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Centura College had a total enrollment of 283 students (471 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 14%
Black 74%
Hispanic 5%
Asian 5%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
18-19 6%
20-21 11%
22-24 23%
25-29 25%
30-34 15%
35-39 10%
40-49 8%
50-64 1%

Centura College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 67 %

Centura College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Norfolk, 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 2334401)

Centura College Degree Programs (2007)

Medical Administration
Medical/Health Management and Clinical Assistant/Specialist

Medical Support And Technology
Dental Assisting/Assistant

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training

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Centura College Highlights

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What Sets Centura College Apart:

Female % of student body
(vs. all colleges)
Top 10%Centura College Female % of student body
% of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine
(vs. all colleges)
Top 13%Centura College % of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine
% of degrees in medical administration
(vs. all colleges)
Top 14%Centura College % of degrees in medical administration
Minority % of student body
(vs. all colleges)
Top 15%Centura College Minority % of student body
Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 19%Centura College Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs

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