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

Thomas Nelson At-a-Glance

In Academic Year 2019-2020 Thomas Nelson served 10,892 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 10,892 credit students, 59.7% are female, 33.2% are 25 years old or older, and 50.0% are minority in terms of race/ethnicity. Traditionally underserved populations, as defined by student race/ethnicity, first- generation status, and income level, comprise 62.4% 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 2019-2020, 25.1% 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: 10,892
  • Full time equivalency: 4,684
Enrollment by Ethnicity Number Percent
White 5,222 48%
Black or African American 3,191 29%
American Indian / Alaska Native 54 < 1%
Asian 480 4%
Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 37 < 1%
Hispanic / Latino 977 9%
Two or More Races 708 7%
Race and Ethnicity Unknown 223 2%
Enrollment by Gender Number Percent
Male 4,331 40%
Female 6,501 60%
Unknown 60 < 1%
Enrollment by Age Number Percent
Under 18 1,641 15%
18 - 19 2,445 22%
20 - 21 1,849 17%
22 - 24 1,345 12%
25 - 29 1,308 12%
30 - 34 823 8%
35 - 39 509 5%
40 - 49 593 5%
50 - 64 346 3%
65 and over 33 < 1%
Enrollment by Program Number Percent
College Transfer 5,026 46%
Occupational / Technical 2,686 25%
Non-Curricular 3,180 29%
Enrollment by Residency Number Percent
Hampton 2,342 22%
James City County 1,158 11%
Newport News 3,051 28%
Poquoson 289 3%
Williamsburg 523 5%
York County 1,390 13%
Outside Service Area 2,139 20%

Graduation Statistics

  • Total Graduates: 1,108
  • Total Awards Conferred: 1,388
Awards Conferred by Degree Type Number Percent
Certificates / Career Studies Certificates 532 38%
Occupational / Technical Degrees 271 20%
College Transfer Degrees 585 42%
Graduates by Ethnicity Number Percent
White 586 53%
Black or African American 296 27%
American Indian / Alaska Native 4 < 1%
Asian 34 3%
Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 3 < 1%
Hispanic / Latino 100 9%
Two or More Races 73 7%
Race and Ethnicity Unknown 12 1%
Graduates by Gender Number Percent
Male 423 38%
Female 682 62%
Unknown 3 < 1%
Graduates by Age Number Percent
Under 18 4 < 1%
18 -19 53 5%
20 - 21 273 25%
22 - 24 234 21%
25 - 29 188 17%
30 - 34 131 12%
35 - 39 86 8%
40 - 49 82 7%
50 - 64 54 5%
65 and over 3 < 1%