College Access Programs

We make a college education accessible for those most in need: foster youth, first generation students, students with disabilities, and low income families. A college education is possible at Thomas Nelson.

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Great Expectations Foster Youth Program

Great Expectations Foster Youth Program

Our mission is to help young people leaving foster care in Virginia receive the higher education they need to succeed in life.

Middle College GED Program

Middle College GED Program

In less than eight weeks, students can earn a GED, enroll in College and begin training for an in-demand career.

SNAP Employment & Training Pilot Project

SNAP Employment & Training Pilot Project

Free career training to qualified recipients through Virginia’s NEW EleVAte SNAP Employment & Training Pilot project.

TRiO Student Support Services

TRiO Student Support Services

TRiO is a college success program that serves students who plan to earn an associate’s degree at Thomas Nelson and transfer to a four-year college or university.