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Centura College-Norfolk

Centura College-Norfolk is an Associate's college with 260 students located in Norfolk, VA.

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Selectivity
Offers Associate Degrees, Open Admissions

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Student Life

Student Life

Student Body

Total Undergraduates 260
Gender 7% Male / 93% Female
Enrollment Breakdown 66% Full Time / 34% Part Time
Socio-Economic Diversity 56% of students received Pell Grants, which are provided by the U.S. government to students from middle and lower income families. It gives you an idea of a school’s socio-economic diversity.
Ethnic Diversity
Percentage
White 17%
Multi-racial 2%
Hispanic/Latino 5%
Ethnicity Unknown 5%
Black or African American 69%
Asian 2%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1%

Student Services

  • Career And Alumni Services
  • Libraries

Academics

Academics

Popular Majors

Medical Office Assistant/Specialist (53%), Medical/Clinical Assistant (45%), Dental Assisting/Assistant (1%)

Majors Offered

Associates

A program that prepares individuals to provide patient care, take dental radiographs (x-ray photographs), prepare patients and equipment for dental procedures, and discharge office administrative functions under the supervision of dentists and dental hygienists. Includes instruction in medical record-keeping, general office duties, reception and patient intake, scheduling, equipment maintenance and sterilization, basic radiography, pre- and post-operative patient care and instruction, chairside assisting, taking tooth and mouth impressions, and supervised practice.

Job Opportunities:

Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in health specialties, in fields such as dentistry, laboratory technology, medicine, pharmacy, public health, therapy, and veterinary medicine.
Dental Assistants
Assist dentist, set up equipment, prepare patient for treatment, and keep records.

A program that prepares individuals, under the supervision of office managers and other professionals, to perform routine administrative duties in a medical, clinical, or health care facility/system office environment. Includes instruction in general office skills, data processing, office equipment operation, principles of medical record-keeping and business regulations, medical/clinical office procedures, and communications skills.

Job Opportunities:

Medical Assistants
Perform administrative and certain clinical duties under the direction of a physician. Administrative duties may include scheduling appointments, maintaining medical records, billing, and coding information for insurance purposes. Clinical duties may include taking and recording vital signs and medical histories, preparing patients for examination, drawing blood, and administering medications as directed by physician.
Medical Secretaries
Perform secretarial duties using specific knowledge of medical terminology and hospital, clinic, or laboratory procedures. Duties may include scheduling appointments, billing patients, and compiling and recording medical charts, reports, and correspondence.

A program that prepares individuals, under the supervision of physicians, to provide medical office administrative services and perform clinical duties including patient intake and care, routine diagnostic and recording procedures, pre-examination and examination assistance, and the administration of medications and first aid. Includes instruction in basic anatomy and physiology; medical terminology; medical law and ethics; patient psychology and communications; medical office procedures; and clinical diagnostic, examination, testing, and treatment procedures.

Job Opportunities:

Medical Assistants
Perform administrative and certain clinical duties under the direction of a physician. Administrative duties may include scheduling appointments, maintaining medical records, billing, and coding information for insurance purposes. Clinical duties may include taking and recording vital signs and medical histories, preparing patients for examination, drawing blood, and administering medications as directed by physician.

Administration & Faculty

Campus Executive Director Chauntrell Artis
Campus Executive Director Chauntrell Guilford
Accredited by Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges
Full-time Faculty 14
Student : Faculty Ratio 10 : 1
Faculty Gender (% Male : Female) 35 : 64
Percentage of Faculty Members
No Status Faculty 100

Admissions

Admissions

Selectivity

Selectivity Score: 22/100
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Admissions Websites

Finance

Finance

Average Net Tuition

The average student pays $20,342 for tuition, fees, and other expenses, after grants and scholarships.

Household Income Real Cost
$0-$30K $21,485
$30K-$48K $22,788
$48K-$75K $21,515

Sticker Price

Total stated tuition is $14,880, in-state and on-campus, before financial aid.

On-Campus Off-Campus
Stated Tuition $14,880 Same as On-Campus
Fees $147 Same as On-Campus
Housing N/A $6,510
Books $2,050 $2,050
Total (before financial aid) $17,077 $23,587

Students Receiving Aid

56% of students receive some form of financial aid.

Undergrads Receiving Aid Average Aid Amount
Federal Loans 59% $12,915
Federal Scholarships/Grants 56% $5,140
Institutional Grants 5% $8,000
Other Federal Grants 37% $340
Other Loans 51% $4,231
Pell Grants 56% $4,918
State and Local Scholarships/Grants 5% $9,250
Student Loans 59% $16,617

Financial Aid Websites

Learn more about financial aid at http://www.centuracollege.edu.

Estimate the net price for you at http://www.centura.edu/norfolk/default.aspx.

Alumni and Outcomes

Alumni and Outcomes

Graduation Rates

70% of students graduated on time.

70% of students graduated in six years.

51% of full time students continued studying at this school after freshman year.

Rankings

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