Sentara College of Health Sciences

1441 Crossways Blvd, Suite 105, Chesapeake, VA

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Sentara College of Health Sciences, located in Chesapeake, Virginia, began operations in 1892 as a nurse training facility taught by physicians. Over the years, the school has moved beyond its initial offering, expanding to offer more healthcare related programs. Currently the school has a 40 member faculty servicing approximately 550 students a year. Sentara College of Health Sciences is owned and operated by the Sentara Norfolk Hospital.


Sentara College of Health Sciences offers multiple programs in the area of healthcare to prepare individuals for careers in growing and high demand fields. The school offers bachelor's programs for nursing, as well as a variety of associate programs and educational courses.

Programs offered include:

Admissions and Financial Aid

The various programs offered at Sentara College of Health Sciences have varying admissions requirements. Students interested in attending should check online to see when applications must be submitted by and what requirements are necessary for entry into the program of choice. Financial aid is available to students enrolled in specific programs. To determine eligibility students should contact the financial aid office. Payment plans for tuition costs are also available.

Programs Offered

The program list below was created by historical graduation information reported by the school. This list may not represent the current curriculum offered. Visit the school's website to get more information about programs offered.

(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

  • 92% repayment rate for students who completed this program**
  • Ten students graduated in the last reported year

*Amounts for tuition, fees, and supplies are an estimate which are calculated based on historical data and should be solely used for informational purposes only.
**Repayment rates, earnings, and loan payments are estimates and should be treated as informational tools only, contact the school for official information.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.

Note: Financial aid is only available for those who qualify, check with the school for details.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Annual tuition estimates are between $390-$470
  • For part-time students, charges are between $390-$470 per unit
  • Required fees for full-time students: $1,600

Financial Aid Details

The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Receiving Grants & Scholarships42%$3,005
Student Loans (Federal)50%$6,838

Note: The estimated default rate of students taking federal student loans in 2012 was around 3%.

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Contact Information

General Contact

Admissions Office

Financial Aid Office

School Map

School Map of Sentara College of Health Sciences