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

Thomas Nelson At-a-Glance

In Academic Year 2018-2019 Thomas Nelson served 11,588 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 11,588 credit students, 59.4% are female, 35.4% are 25 years old or older, and 50.2% are minority in terms of race/ethnicity. Traditionally underserved populations, as defined by student race/ethnicity, first-generation status, and income level, comprise 63.0% 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 2018-2019, 24.1% 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: 11,588
  • Full time equivalency: 4,962
Enrollment by Ethnicity Number Percent
White 5,586 48%
Black or African American 3,424 30%
American Indian / Alaska Native 41 < 1%
Asian 519 4%
Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 50 < 1%
Hispanic / Latino 1,042 9%
Two or More Races 743 6%
Race and Ethnicity Unknown 183 2%
Enrollment by Gender Number Percent
Male 4,702 41%
Female 6,886 59%
Enrollment by Age Number Percent
Under 18 1,590 14%
18 - 19 2,496 22%
20 - 21 1,905 16%
22 - 24 1,493 13%
25 - 29 1,542 13%
30 - 34 881 8%
35 - 39 609 5%
40 - 49 627 5%
50 - 64 400 3%
65 and over 45 < 1%
Enrollment by Program Number Percent
College Transfer 5,192 45%
Occupational / Technical 3,178 27%
Non-Curricular 3,218 28%
Enrollment by Residency Number Percent
Hampton 2,459 21%
James City County 1,467 13%
Newport News 3,265 28%
Poquoson 297 3%
Williamsburg 224 2%
York County 1,342 12%
Outside Service Area 2,534 22%
     

Graduation Statistics

  • Total Graduates: 1,190
  • Total Awards Conferred: 1,545
Awards Conferred by Degree Type Number Percent
Certificates / Career Studies Certificates 642 42%
Occupational / Technical Degrees 322 21%
College Transfer Degrees 581 38%
Graduates by Ethnicity Number Percent
White 638 54%
Black or African American 313 26%
American Indian / Alaska Native 2 < 1%
Asian 51 4%
Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 3 < 1%
Hispanic / Latino 102 9%
Two or More Races 74 6%
Race and Ethnicity Unknown 7 1%
Graduates by Gender Number Percent
Male 481 40%
Female 709 60%
Graduates by Age Number Percent
Under 18 4 < 1%
18 -19 67 6%
20 - 21 280 24%
22 - 24 213 18%
25 - 29 227 19%
30 - 34 126 11%
35 - 39 97 8%
40 - 49 106 9%
50 - 64 65 5%
65 and over 5 < 1%