Centura College Richmond

Overview of Centura College Richmond

Students attend Centura College in Richmond, VA, a large suburb. The school is a private, for-profit institution. Centura College degrees go up to the Associate's degree.

Areas of Study

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

Centura College Selectivity

Applicants to Centura College appreciate its open admissions policy.

Student Body

There are 186 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 career position *We strive to be responsive to the needs of not only our students, but also area businesses, industries and governments *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
7914 Midlothian Tpk
Richmond , VA 23235-5250
General Phone: (804) 330-0111

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Centura College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Medical Support and Technology24medical assistant
Nursing and Emergency Medicine19various nursing
Computer Science and Engineering19computer services management
Therapy and Counseling11massage therapy
Law11legal assistant

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree543
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years191
Award of less than 1 academic year111

Centura College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Centura College had a total enrollment of 186 students (279 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 18%
Black 77%
Hispanic 4%
Asian 0%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 0%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
18-19 5%
20-21 16%
22-24 20%
25-29 24%
30-34 12%
35-39 8%
40-49 11%
50-64 4%

Centura College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 33 %

Centura College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Richmond, 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 3126400)

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 year1*9$35,000
All faculty totalcalendar year1*9$35,000

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

Centura College Degree Programs (2007)

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer/Info Tech Services Administration & Management, Other

Legal Assistant/Paralegal

Medical Support And Technology
Medical/Clinical Assistant

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Nursing, Other

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 11%Centura College % of degrees in computer science and engineering
% of degrees in law
(vs. all colleges)
Top 13%Centura College % of degrees in law
Minority % of student body
(vs. all colleges)
Top 16%Centura College Minority % of student body
Female % of student body
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 17%Centura College Female % of student body
% of degrees in therapy and counseling
(vs. all colleges)
Top 17%Centura College % of degrees in therapy and counseling

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