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Explore career pathways in: Business, Communication, Science, Cyber Security, Advanced Integrated Manufacturing, Information Technology, Mechatronics, HVAC, Health Professions, Industry Certifications, and more.

Fall Semester Info

  • Classes start: Aug 22 and Oct 18
  • Tuition deadline: July 15

Featured Classes & Programs

  • H.M.S Pinafore

    H.M.S Pinafore

    Thomas Nelson Performing Arts presents H.M.S Pinafore. Performances: July 15, 16, 17, 22, 23, and 24. Buy tickets online.

  • 8th Annual Car Show

    8th Annual Car Show

    A fundraiser to benefit the Automotive Technology Program and its students. Join the fun, Saturday, August 27.

  • Summer Classes at Fort Eustis

    Fall Classes at Fort Eustis

    Classes where you live and work, on-base at Fort Eustis. Classes offered this fall.

  • Hands-on Summer Camps

    Hands-on Summer Camps

    Discover something new this summer with Thomas Nelson's summer camps, designed for middle and high-school level students.

  • 2016 Fall Evening Classes in Newport News

    Evening Classes in Newport News

    Take evening classes this fall in Newport News at our Southeast Higher Education Center.

  • Building & Construction Trades

    Building & Construction Trades

    Earn certifications from the Home Builders Institute, OSHA, EPA and others. Call (757) 865-3122 for more information and class dates.

Savannah Montrond
Thomas Nelson always seemed like the right option for me. A wonderful education coupled with small class size and intuitive and insightful teachers,...
Janet Peters
There’s just something for everyone – young, middle-aged, old – you fit in here, and it’s been great.
Erica Snow
Some of my best experiences are the instructors’ willingness to assist throughout my educational endeavors.

Academic Calendar

Activities & Athletics

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William & Mary

Prepare for guaranteed admission to William & Mary and pay Thomas Nelson tuition rates for co-enrolled courses.

University of Virginia

Earn your Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies (BIS) from the University of Virginia without leaving the Peninsula.