Centura College - Norfolk

The Centura College is accredited by the Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC). Practical Nursing program is designed to prepare students for a career in medicine. The practical nursing curriculum offers instruction in academic and practical nursing courses.

The program offers training in a range of courses including, physiology, anatomy, medical terminology and training in safety and infection control nursing procedures.

Theoretical instruction in the classroom will be reinforced with practical clinical components offering opportunities for direct patient care.

The faculty at Centura is qualified to provide students with the necessary tools to succeed in the nursing profession. The instructors are committed to providing a conducive environment with personal, hands on, friendly and informative programs. The program offers a high standard of education to train students that are equipped to function within the healthcare setting.

Admission Requirements:

1.    High school diploma or GED equivalency certificate

2.    Official transcripts for all applicable coursework

3.    Physical Examinations (including all laboratory tests and immunization series)

4.    Completion of all pre-requisite courses with satisfactory grades

5.    Satisfactory grade point average for all relevant courses

6.    College placement examinations or equivalents

7.    Drug screening

8.    Criminal background check (which is required by healthcare facilities and the licensing body)

The nursing program is tailored to fit in the requirements of working adults who require a flexible schedule. 

State board of nursing approval: Conditional
Average NCLEX PN passrate (3 years): 83.17%
Average number of students tested annually: 31
Program accreditations: Not Accredited
Available Study Options
Fulltime Parttime On Campus Online Hybrid Weekend Evening

NCLEX PN Passrate History

Annual NCLEX PN passrate data and the number of students who took the exam at Centura College - Norfolk as reported by Virginia state board of nursing.

Passrate (%)
Year Students Tested School National Avg
2011 25 84 87.83
2010 19 84.21 86.26
2009 48 81.3 87.33
2008 81 65.4 84.97
2007 76 67.1 82.16
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Centura College - Norfolk
7020 North Military Highway
Norfolk, VA 23518
(757) 853-2121