The Peninsula's Community College

Spring 2019 Classes

Get ahead this spring

Registration opens Oct. 29

Currently enrolled students get early access to class registration starting Oct. 22

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Fall 2018 Classes

There's still time to get started

Fall classes start Oct. 16 and Nov. 7

Our online application is easy and free. Start your application at any time, there's no deadline to apply.

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Small class sizes allow personal attention from our dedicated faculty.


Scholarships, financial aid and our low cost make an education possible.


Balance family, work and classes. Learn on campus, online or on base.


Study close to home with the support of family and friends.

Student Success

Real Thomas Nelson graduates share their stories.


Ross Manfred

Class of 2018

Tiffany Boyle

Class of 2009

Amy Derby

Class of 2007

Transfer Programs

Start your college degree and save.

Save big on the cost of the first two years of your college degree by starting at Thomas Nelson.

College Transfer

Career Programs & Workforce Credentials

Get career ready, fast.

Gain the skills you need through short-term training in many in-demand career fields.

Discover a Career

50 years of service.

Thomas Nelson was founded in 1967, as part of a statewide system of community colleges, and serves the residents of the cities of Hampton, Newport News, Poquoson, and Williamsburg, and the counties of James City and York.

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