Centura Institute

Overview of Centura Institute

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

Areas of Study

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

Centura Institute Selectivity

Applicants to Centura Institute appreciate its open admissions policy.


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

Student Body

There are 97 students at Centura Institute (as of 2007-2008). The school has a large minority student population. A large number of students at Centura Institute are 40 years old or older.

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 government. We are committed to high academic standards in all of our curricular offerings. We are dedicated to providing the services that support our studentsÆ efforts to succeed."

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Centura Institute

Centura Institute
6359 Edgewater Drive
Orlando , FL 32810
General Phone: (407) 275-9696

Centura Institute Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Medical Support and Technology17medical assistant
Computer Science and Engineering14computer networking
Law9legal assistant
Medical Administration1medical office management
Therapy and Counseling0massage therapy
Nursing and Emergency Medicine0various nursing

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of less than 1 academic year403
Associate's degree12
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years01

Centura Institute Student Body

In 2007-2008, Centura Institute had a total enrollment of 97 students (119 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 16%
Black 71%
Hispanic 9%
Unknown 4%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
18-19 12%
20-21 9%
22-24 9%
25-29 15%
30-34 10%
35-39 19%
40-49 19%
50-64 6%

Centura Institute Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 56 %

Centura Institute Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Orlando, Florida for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Florida Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Centura Institute Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Financial Aid:
Centura Institute participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 3939400)

Centura Institute Faculty

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructorcalendar year6$33,0004$30,000
All faculty totalcalendar year6$33,0004$30,000

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

Centura Institute Degree Programs (2007)

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications

Legal Assistant/Paralegal

Medical Administration
Medical Office Management/Administration

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 Institute Highlights

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What Sets Centura Institute Apart:

Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
(vs. all colleges)
Top 6%Centura Institute Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
Minority % of student body
(vs. all colleges)
Top 7%Centura Institute Minority % of student body
% of degrees in computer science and engineering
(vs. all colleges)
Top 8%Centura Institute % of degrees in computer science and engineering
% students 40 years or older
(vs. all colleges)
Top 10%Centura Institute % students 40 years or older
% of degrees in law
(vs. all colleges)
Top 12%Centura Institute % of degrees in law

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