Thomas Nelson At-a-Glance | Thomas Nelson Community College

Thomas Nelson At-a-Glance

In Academic Year 2017-2018, Thomas Nelson served 12,210 students (unduplicated headcount) in credit instruction, making it the fifth largest college within the Virginia Community College System in terms of headcount.

The College serves a highly diverse region, and its student body closely reflects the demographics of the greater community. Of the College’s 12,210 credit students, 59.1% are female, 36.6% are 25 years old or older, and 50.8% are minority in terms of race/ethnicity. Traditionally underserved populations, as defined by student race/ethnicity, first- generation status, and income level, comprise 66.4% of the College’s unduplicated credit headcount.

Thomas Nelson serves a region that is home to many military service members and their families. In Academic Year 2017-2018, 28.1% of Thomas Nelson credit students indicated a military affiliation (e.g., active-duty, veteran, military spouse, or military dependent).

 

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Enrollment Statistics

  • Unduplicated Headcount: 12,210
  • Full time equivalency: 5,157
Enrollment by Ethnicity Number Percent
White 5,896 48%
Black or African American 3,749 31%
American Indian / Alaska Native 47 < 1%
Asian 475 4%
Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 43 < 1%
Hispanic / Latino 1,053 9%
Two or More Races 832 7%
Race and Ethnicity Unknown 115 1%
Enrollment by Gender Number Percent
Male 4,998 41%
Female 7,212 59%
Enrollment by Age Number Percent
Under 18 1,548 13%
18 - 19 2,562 21%
20 - 21 1,967 16%
22 - 24 1,668 14%
25 - 29 1,612 13%
30 - 34 966 8%
35 - 39 667 5%
40 - 49 718 6%
50 - 64 471 4%
65 and over 31 < 1%
Enrollment by Program Number Percent
College Transfer 5,569 46%
Occupational / Technical 3,522 29%
Non-Curricular 3,119 26%
Enrollment by Residency Number Percent
Hampton 2,511 21%
James City County 1,419 12%
Newport News 3,233 26%
Poquoson 255 2%
Williamsburg 173 1%
York County 1,305 11%
Out-of-District (In-State) 2,056 17%
Out-of-State 1,258 10%

Graduation Statistics

  • Total Graduates: 1,237
  • Total Awards Conferred: 1,621
Awards Conferred by Degree Type Number Percent
Certificates / Career Studies Certificates 713 44%
Occupational / Technical Degrees 343 21%
College Transfer Degrees 565 35%
Graduates by Ethnicity Number Percent
White 671 54%
Black or African American 336 27%
American Indian / Alaska Native 7 < 1%
Asian 47 4%
Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 9 < 1%
Hispanic / Latino 95 8%
Two or More Races 60 5%
Race and Ethnicity Unknown 12 1%
Graduates by Gender Number Percent
Male 475 38%
Female 762 62%
Graduates by Age Number Percent
Under 18 2 < 1%
18 -19 81 7%
20 - 21 251 20%
22 - 24 278 22%
25 - 29 217 18%
30 - 34 139 11%
35 - 39 89 7%
40 - 49 113 9%
50 - 64 64 5%
65 and over 3 < 1%