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Located in Lynchburg, Virginia, Centra College of Nursing is a private not-for-profit institution. The location of the school is great for students who enjoy the amenities of city life.

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Centra College of Nursing Rankings

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

Centra College of Nursing has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#29 Best Nursing Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Centra College of Nursing.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#29 Best Nursing Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#104 Best Value Nursing Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Centra College of Nursing?

Location of Centra College of Nursing

Contact details for Centra College of Nursing are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 905 Lakeside Dr., Suite A, Lynchburg, VA 24501
Phone: 434-200-3070
Website: www.centrahealth.com/CCON

As long as you submit the requested materials to Centra College of Nursing when applying, you shouldn't have to worry about getting in since the school has an open admissions policy.

Can I Afford Centra College of Nursing?

80% Take Out Loans
2.8% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Centra College of Nursing, approximately 80% of students took out student loans averaging $5,103 a year. That adds up to $20,412 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Centra College of Nursing is 2.8%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

Centra College of Nursing Undergraduate Student Diversity

59 Full-Time Undergraduates
95% Women
25% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 369 undergraduate students at Centra College of Nursing, with 59 being full-time and 310 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Centra College of Nursing

Gender Diversity

Of the 59 full-time undergraduates at Centra College of Nursing, 5% are male and 95% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Centra College of Nursing

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Centra College of Nursing students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Centra College of Nursing Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 0
Black or African American 15
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 44
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

Online Learning at Centra College of Nursing

20 Took All Classes Online
20 Took At Least One Class Online
In 2017-2018, 20 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Centra College of Nursing has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 12th most popular in Virginia for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Centra College of Nursing majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Nursing 13%
Registered Nursing 13%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Centra College of Nursing ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Centra College of Nursing.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Registered Nursing #453

Centra College of Nursing Nursing Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate Bachelor’s TOTAL
Registered Nursing 92 0 18 110
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training 0 40 0 40
TOTAL 92 40 18 150

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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