Centura College North Charleston

Overview of Centura College North Charleston

Students attend Centura College in North Charleston, SC, a small city. The school is a private, for-profit institution. Centura College degrees go up to the Certificate.

Areas of Study

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

Centura College Selectivity

Applicants to Centura College appreciate its open admissions policy.

Student Body

There are 215 students at the school (as of 2007-2008). Centura College has a large minority student population.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"We help adult students gain the skills and attitudes necessary for a meaningful entry-level position. We strive to be responsive to the needs 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
8088 Rivers Ave
North Charleston , SC 29406-9235
General Phone: (843) 569-0889

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Centura College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Medical Support and Technology64medical assistant
Computer Science and Engineering28computer and info science, computer networking
Law6legal assistant

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of less than 1 academic year984

Centura College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Centura College had a total enrollment of 215 students (323 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 15%
Black 84%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 0%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 0%
18-19 6%
20-21 10%
22-24 17%
25-29 25%
30-34 17%
35-39 10%
40-49 9%
50-64 5%
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 22%

Centura College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of North Charleston, 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 3304300)

Centura College Degree Programs (2007)

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
Computer and Information Sciences, General

Legal Assistant/Paralegal

Medical Support And Technology
Medical/Clinical Assistant

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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 law
(vs. all colleges)
Top 18%Centura College % of degrees in law
Minority % of student body
(vs. all colleges)
Top 19%Centura College Minority % of student body

checked Open admission
checked Offers weekend classes
checked Career counseling
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checked Student employment services
checked Remedial classes for students
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