Centra College of Nursing: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - Very GoodQuality:Education Quality Rating - ExcellentSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - OustandingCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Excellent
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Centra College of Nursing is a very small two-year, private not-for-profit school with 145 students enrolled. This school was founded in 1912 and is one of the 8 schools located in Lynchburg, Virginia.

Academic Offerings

At Centra College of Nursing you can obtain your 1-year certificate or associate's degree.

Centra College of Nursing implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and lets you to select from 2 majors. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see program Ratings compared to other colleges and schools.

Student Retention
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a good sign. However, if you would like to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The rate of student retention at Centra College of Nursing is relatively low at 67% (close to Virginia average). Considering this statistic, apparently students like their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
6 : 1
The graduation rate at Centra College of Nursing is good - 73%.

Student to faculty ratio at Centra College of Nursing is very good - 6:1. Learn more regarding instructors at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans

Tuition and fees per year
Average tuition pricing is close to the nationwide median - $9,400 per year. The additional fees at Centra College of Nursing (not included in tuition costs) are roughly $1,300; this comes to $10,700 per academic year.

Read the details about Centra College of Nursing additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelihood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information

As reported in recent government data, 2 applications were submitted and 2 were accepted; so it is very easy to enroll at this school.

This school might accept your dual credits and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) for admission.

Dual Credits
The undergraduate application fee at Centra College of Nursing is $50.00.

To receive the most accurate and up-to-date information about enrolling to Centra College of Nursing and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the school's general information office at (434) 200-3070.

Opportunities and Services

Presently there is no on-campus housing at Centra College of Nursing.

Based on the college crime information, Centra College of Nursing seems to be a safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Centra College of Nursing Location and Maps

Post Address: Centra College of Nursing, 905 Lakeside Dr., Suite A, Lynchburg, Virginia 24501, USA
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