Centura College-Norfolk

Norfolk, VA 23518

Centura College-Norfolk is a privately run, for profit institution, located in Norfolk, Virginia. It offers diploma and associate's degree programs, which can take 2 to 4 year to complete.

The institution is part of Employment Services Inc. that operates 9 campuses in Orlando, FL, Norfolk, Richmond, Virginia Beach, Norfolk, Newport News, Chesapeake, North Charleston, SC, Columbia, SC.

Centura College-Norfolk has an open admission/open enrollment policy. The only requirement for entrance is a high school diploma or equivalent (such as GED certificate).

Centura College-Norfolk in-state tuition for academic year 2016-2017 was $16,200 and fees $137. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $16,200 and $137 respectively.


Campus LocaleCity: Midsize
Student to Faculty Ratio9:1
Open AdmissionYes
Religious Affiliation -
Level2 year
Business ModelFor Profit
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate73%

Nursing Programs Offered

  1. LPN

    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. 

Nursing Programs Graduates - 2016-2017 academic year

Program name Degree type Graduates
Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide Certificate 17
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training Certificate 20

Nearby Nursing Schools

The following schools are located within 200 miles radius from Centura College-Norfolk

Fortis College-Norfolk
4.96 miles away
Tidewater Community College - Portsmouth Campus
10.66 miles away
Southside Regional Medical Center Professional Schools
68.91 miles away
Chester Career College
69.78 miles away
Centura College-Richmond Main
82.81 miles away
Fortis College-Richmond
83.21 miles away
Edgecombe Community College - Rocky Mount Campus
109.43 miles away
Eastern Virginia Career College
115.07 miles away
Delaware Technical Community College - Owens
131.45 miles away
Northern Virginia Community College - Medical Education Campus
138.03 miles away


Institutional Accreditations
Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges
04/26/1987 - Current



Acceptance Rate

Net Price


Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
Less than 30k$25,455
30k to 48k$26,054
48k to 75k--
75k to 110k--
Over 110k$31,202
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Cost Per Credit Hours

Cost of a course per credit hour for undergrad and graduate classes.

Undergrad classes

Academic Year In State Out of State
2016-2017 $675.00 $675.00

Graduate classes

Academic Year In State Out of State
2016-2017 $0.00 $0.00

Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Two or more races
Race/ethnicity unknown
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
American Indian or Alaska Native
Non-resident alien

Data soucre: IPEDS colleges survery (Fall 2016)

Relevant scholarships

Nurses Scholarship - American Legion Auxiliary Department of virginia

Applicants must be daughters, sons grandsons, etc of veterans who served during eligibility dates for membership in the american legion.

Mary Virginia Macrae Memorial Merit Award

A $400.00 nursing education merit award shall be given annually by the Iowa Department of the American Legion Auxiliary in memory of the late Mary Virginia Macrae, who served as the first [...]

American Legion Auxiliary Department of Virginia Past Presidents Parley Nurses Scholarship

Applicants must be daughters, sons, grandsons, etc. of veterans who served during eligibility dates for membership in the American Legion. Applicants must be in their senior year or graduates [...]

Edward J. and Virginia M. Routhier Nursing Scholarship

Candidates must be residents of Newport County, and a graduate from a high school in Rhode Island. Scholarships are open to individuals accepted into, and in attendance at any accredited [...]

Genevieve Saran Richmond Award

This scholarship has been donated by Leslie and Virginia Fiur to a nursing student with a disability.

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2015-2016 colleges survey) and Virginia state board of nursing
Centura College-Norfolk
7020 North Military Highway
Norfolk, VA 23518

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