Centra College of Nursing is one of three schools housed at Lynchburg General Hospital in Lynchburg, Virginia. Committed to providing excellent care to everyone—individuals, families, and patients, Centra College of Nursing states that graduates will learn the best practices, using critical thinking and interdisciplinary collaboration.
Centra College of Nursing offers two degree programs:
- Associate Degree in Nursing Program (ADN)
- Practical Nurse Program
The Associate Degree in Nursing program is a 5-semester educational program, and students are only admitted twice a year—in August and January. Clinical experiences are provided at Centra Lynchburg General Hospital and Centra Virginia Baptist Hospital, with a host of other agencies used as clinical sites. Application deadlines are May 1st for August classes and September 1st for January classes.
The Practical Nurse Program is a 12-month program accepting students once a year—in January. Their clinicals are also performed at Centra Lynchburg General Hospital and Centra Virginia Baptist Hospital. Application deadlines are July 1st for January classes.
The Associate Degree in Nursing Program is $19,870 if completing the program within the normal amount of time. The Practical Nurse Program runs $8,827. Typical costs for books and supplies, as well as room and board are $2850 for Associate Degree in Nursing and $1962 for Practical Nurse.
Financial Aid information is available upon request by contacting the Coordinator on Financial Aid/Enrollment at (434) 200-7033. Request a Centra College of Nursing Application Packet today via their website or this degree portal.
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.
Find more information about available programs offered by Centra College of Nursing by clicking the request information button to the right.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) (A, C)
*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 estimated to provide a comparative context. For more detailed information individuals are asked to contact the school.
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
- Tuition is estimated to be around $10,000 per year
- The estimated tuition for part time students is around $450 to $540 per credit hour
- Required fees for full-time students: $1,300
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 Students||Average Amount|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||52%||$1,896|
|Student Loans (Federal)||77%||$6,080|
Other Healthcare or Nursing Schools
The list of nearby schools has been selected by researching which schools offer similar programs to Centra College of Nursing.
- Bon Secours Memorial College of Nursing in Richmond, VA (97 miles away)
- Watts School of Nursing in Durham, NC (97 miles away)
- Southside Regional Medical Center Professional Schools in Colonial Heights, VA (98 miles away)
- Henrico County - Saint Marys Hospital School of Practical Nursing in Henrico, VA (102 miles away)
- Global Health College in Alexandria, VA (151 miles away)