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 nursing and emergency medicine.

Centura College Selectivity

Applicants to Centura College appreciate its open admissions policy.


The school maintains a faculty/student ratio (full-time) which is better than most colleges.

Student Body

There are 80 students at Centura College (as of 2007-2008). The school has a large minority student population. A very high share of students at Centura College are female.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"We help adult students gain the skills and attitudes necessary for a meaningful entry level career position."

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Centura College

Centura College
7001 W. Broad St.
Richmond , VA 23294

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Centura College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Medical Support and Technology58medical assistant
Nursing and Emergency Medicine19licensed practical nurse
Business and Management17business management
Security and Law Enforcement9corrections and criminal justice
Computer Science and Engineering0computer networking

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree844
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years191

Centura College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Centura College had a total enrollment of 80 students (117 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 18%
Black 76%
Hispanic 3%
Asian 3%
Unknown 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
18-19 8%
20-21 14%
22-24 14%
25-29 23%
30-34 21%
35-39 10%
40-49 8%
50-64 3%

Centura College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 37 %

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 3126401)

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*2*
All faculty totalcalendar year1*2*

*: 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

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training

Security And Law Enforcement
Corrections and Criminal Justice, Other

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Centura College Highlights

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What Sets Centura College Apart:

Female % of student body
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 6%Centura College Female % of student body
Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
(vs. all colleges)
Top 13%Centura College Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
Minority % of student body
(vs. all colleges)
Top 14%Centura College Minority % of student body
% of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 19%Centura College % of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine

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