Why Thomas Nelson?

For many, Thomas Nelson is the place to start. We prepare our students to continue their studies at a four-year college or university or to enter the workforce after completing one of our many career programs.

We make college possible for so many here on the Peninsula through our affordable tuition and fees, convenient locations (classes are offered in Hampton, Newport News, Williamsburg, and online), flexible schedules, and innovative programs developed in collaboration with education and industry partners. Our outstanding faculty are well known for providing students with high quality instruction.

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Save Big

We provide high quality education for significantly less the cost of Virginia's four-year institutions. Complete a full year of study for under $5,000.

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Small Class Sizes

Small class sizes allow our faculty to better understand your individual needs, goals, and aspirations.

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Convenient Locations

We offer classes in Hampton, Newport News, Williamsburg, online, and at military installations located across the Virginia Peninsula.

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Flexible Schedules

Classes are scheduled with your busy life in mind. Complete classes online or in the classroom in full semester or accelerated sessions.

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Dedicated Faculty & Staff

We are committed to your academic success and dedicated to the mission of the College; changing lives through education.

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Student Life

Get involved outside of the classroom through athletics, student activities, cultural life, and leadership opportunities.

Erica Snow

Some of my best experiences are the instructors’ willingness to assist throughout my educational endeavors.

Christopher Payne

Why not go to school and challenge myself, broaden and sharpen my mind and make new connections.

Amanda McLeod

Incredibly, I was able to complete a two-year degree in 18 months without student debt and, more importantly, all of my credits transferred.