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

Thomas Nelson At-a-Glance

In Academic Year 2020-2021Thomas Nelson served 9,652 students (unduplicated headcount) in credit instruction, making it the sixth 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 9,652 credit students, 61.1% are female, 31.1% are 25 years old or older, and 48.6% are minority in terms of race/ethnicity. Traditionally underserved populations, as defined by student race/ethnicity, first-generation status, and income level, comprise 57.8% 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 2020-2021 24.6% 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: 9,652
  • Full time equivalency: 4,110
Enrollment by Ethnicity Number Percent
White 4,634 48%
Black or African American 2,675 28%
American Indian / Alaska Native 37 < 1%
Asian 531 6%
Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 37 < 1%
Hispanic / Latino 730 8%
Two or More Races 683 7%
Race and Ethnicity Unknown 325 3%
Enrollment by Gender Number Percent
Male 3,669 38%
Female 5,900 61%
Unknown 83 1%
Enrollment by Age Number Percent
Under 18 1,845 19%
18 - 19 2,030 21%
20 - 21 1,651 17%
22 - 24 1,123 12%
25 - 29 1,127 12%
30 - 34 703 7%
35 - 39 416 4%
40 - 49 496 5%
50 - 64 235 2%
65 and over 26 < 1%
Enrollment by Program Number Percent
College Transfer 3,863 40%
Occupational / Technical 2,502 26%
Non-Curricular 3,287 34%
Enrollment by Residency Number Percent
Hampton 1,972 20%
James City County 991 10%
Newport News 2,443 25%
Poquoson 294 3%
Williamsburg 558 6%
York County 1,168 12%
Outside Service Area 2,226 23%

Graduation Statistics

  • Total Graduates: 948
  • Total Awards Conferred: 1,101
Awards Conferred by Degree Type Number Percent
Certificates / Career Studies Certificates 300 27%
Occupational / Technical Degrees 255 23%
College Transfer Degrees 546 50%
Graduates by Ethnicity Number Percent
White 492 52%
Black or African American 238 25%
American Indian / Alaska Native 3 < 1%
Asian 36 4%
Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 3 < 1%
Hispanic / Latino 96 10%
Two or More Races 68 7%
Race and Ethnicity Unknown 12 1%
Graduates by Gender Number Percent
Male 345 36%
Female 603 64%
Unknown 0 0%
Graduates by Age Number Percent
Under 18 22 2%
18 -19 92 10%
20 - 21 264 28%
22 - 24 182 19%
25 - 29 138 15%
30 - 34 93 10%
35 - 39 54 6%
40 - 49 65 7%
50 - 64 36 4%
65 and over 2 < 1%