Centura College-Columbia
Columbia, SC 29223


Type 2 year
Control Private
Business model For Profit
Campus size Small
Campus locale Suburb
Degrees offered Undergrad only
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 165
Religious affiliation None
Open Admission
Student to faculty ratio 8:1
Campus housing No
Types of Programs Offered
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
High school education
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
ROTC - Navy
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates


Centura College-Columbia has an open admission policy. That means there is no standardized test or GPA requirements. Any high school graduate or GED certificate holder may get admission.

Application Fee

Undergrad students

Tuition & Fees

In 2016-2017 academic year, Centura College-Columbia's tuition was $15,750 for all students regardless of residency (14.3% more expensive than the national average tuition of a typical 2-year private institution)

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

Average Net Price
National Average = $18,092
In State Tuition
National Average = $13,780
Out of State Tuition
National Average = $13,780
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Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 35% of Centura College-Columbia's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 32% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,786 (which is 8.6% above the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Centura College-Columbia in 2016-2017, was 12, which is 35% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $8,432 (which is 12% above the national average.)

Pell Grant
National Average = $4,407
Federal Loan
National Average = $7,529
Financial aid
National Average = 88%
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Student Body

In Fall 2016, Centura College-Columbia has enrolled a total of 165 students (80 students full-time and 85 on a part-time basis). The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 45% men and 55% women and all students were enrolled for undergraduate studies.

Total Enrollment

Student Diversity

Black/African American: 85%

White: 8%

Two or more races: 3%

Hispanic: 3%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 1%

Asian: 0%

Non-resident alien: 0%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%


Listed below are the 4 largest majors offered at Centura College-Columbia.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Health Professions And Related Programs 39% 167
Mechanic And Repair Technologies/technicians 18% 78
Transportation And Materials Moving 11% 46
Construction Trades 8% 34

Earnings After College

Median Annual Income
national average: $23,536

The typical median income of Centura College-Columbia graduates 6 years after enrollment is $22,600. Last year, out of the total 1,417 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 1,148 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 0 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 0 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $22,600
Employment Rate 81% --
Total Graduates 1,417 0

Campus Location

Nearby Colleges

Nearby 2 year colleges within 100 mile radius of Centura College-Columbia.

Fortis College-Columbia
8.9 mile away
Virginia College-Florence
64.4 mile away
Virginia College-Augusta
77.6 mile away
King's College
78.9 mile away