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Located in Chesapeake, Virginia, Sentara College of Health Sciences is a private not-for-profit institution. Chesapeake is considered a suburb and offers tranquility and safety near the excitement of a city center.

156 Undergraduate Degrees

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Sentara College of Health Sciences Rankings

Sentara College of Health Sciences is ranked #172 out of 1,284 schools in the nation for overall quality on our 2021 Best Colleges list. This puts it in the top 15% of all schools in the nation. Sentara College of Health Sciences also holds the #7 spot on the Best Colleges in Virginia ranking.

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.

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Sentara College of Health Sciences.

Rank Ranking Name Share
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Where Is Sentara College of Health Sciences?

Location of Sentara College of Health Sciences

Contact details for Sentara College of Health Sciences are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1441 Crossways Blvd, Suite 105, Chesapeake, VA 23320
Phone: 757-388-2900
Website: www.sentara.edu
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SentaraCollege
Twitter: https://twitter.com/SentaraCollege

How Do I Get Into Sentara College of Health Sciences?

You can apply to Sentara College of Health Sciences online at: https://www.sentara.edu/admissions-aid/apply-now

Can I Afford Sentara College of Health Sciences?

2.4% Loan Default Rate

The student loan default rate at Sentara College of Health Sciences is 2.4%. 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.

Sentara College of Health Sciences Undergraduate Student Diversity

235 Full-Time Undergraduates
88% Women
28% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 321 undergraduate students at Sentara College of Health Sciences, with 235 being full-time and 86 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Sentara College of Health Sciences

There are also 49 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 235 full-time undergraduates at Sentara College of Health Sciences, 12% are male and 88% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Sentara College of Health Sciences

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Sentara College of Health Sciences students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Sentara College of Health Sciences Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 17
Black or African American 17
Hispanic or Latino 9
White 153
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 39

Online Learning at Sentara College of Health Sciences

130 Took All Classes Online
386 Took At Least One Class Online
-4.0% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 2 bachelor’s degree and 1 master’s degree programs available online at Sentara College of Health Sciences. In 2017-2018, 386 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Sentara College of Health Sciences has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 7th most popular in Virginia for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of Sentara College of Health Sciences

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Sentara College of Health Sciences was -4.0%. This is the #1,699 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Sentara College of Health Sciences regardless of major.

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Sentara College of Health Sciences 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 Sentara College of Health Sciences.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Registered Nursing #406
Nursing #498

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Sentara College of Health Sciences Nursing Concentrations

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

Major Bachelor’s TOTAL
Registered Nursing 86 86
Nursing Practice 70 70
Nursing Science 0 0
TOTAL 156 156

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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