Centra College of Nursing

Lynchburg, VA 24501

Centra College of Nursing is one of the 37 private 4-year, not-for-profit colleges in Virginia. Its campus is small in size and located in Lynchburg. The institution offers only undergrad degree programs.

Centra College of Nursing's in-state tuition for 2017-2018 academic year was $8,965, and fees were $1,563. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $8,965 and $1,563 respectively.

Overview

Campus LocaleSmall City
Campus SizeSmall
Student to Faculty Ratio10:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
Level4-year
TypePrivate
Business ModelNot-for-profit
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate-

Nursing Programs Offered

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 0 31
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years 2 16
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 95.1%

Compare Schools

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The following schools are located within 200 miles radius of Centra College of Nursing

University of Lynchburg
0.55 miles away
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3.81 miles away
Jefferson College of Health Sciences
43.11 miles away
Averett University
58.66 miles away
Averett University-Non-Traditional Programs
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Eastern Mennonite University
75.32 miles away
Bon Secours Memorial College of Nursing
96.76 miles away
Duke University
97.82 miles away
Davis & Elkins College
111.5 miles away
Mountain State University
113.24 miles away

Accreditations

Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (DNUR) - Diploma programs
ACEN
06/01/1981 - 12/31/2013
Nursing (PNUR) - Practical nursing programs
ACEN
05/01/1995 - Current

Admission

100%

Acceptance Rate
The college has an open admission policy. However each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

Application fee
Undergrads $50
Graduates --

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$495/credit
In State Students$495/credit
Out of State Students$495/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students-
In State Students-
Out of State Students-

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $22,275 $22,275 $22,275
ADN 70 $34,650 $34,650 $34,650
BSN 125 $61,875 $61,875 $61,875
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

No Info Available

Student Population

302

Undergrads

0

Graduates

276

Women

26

Men

25%

Full-time

75%

Par-time

Ethnic Diversity
White
69%
Black/African American
30%
Hispanic
1%
Two or more races
0%
Non-resident alien
0%
Race/ethnicity unknown
0%
Asian
0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0%

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 of ...

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 nursing ...

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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Discussion


Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Virginia state board of nursing.

Centra College of Nursing
905 Lakeside Dr., Suite A
Lynchburg, VA 24501
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