Hampton Colleges, Universities, Trade and Vocational Schools

Hampton Colleges and Schools

Colleges in Hampton, Virginia

There are at least 3 colleges in Hampton, listed and described below. These schools represent 15,131 or more students (full-time and part-time), a combined student body equivalent to 11,450 full-time students, and a reported 3,000 dorm rooms.

The largest schools here include Thomas Nelson Community College and Hampton University.

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  • Program Categories: Health, Healthcare and Nursing
  • Degrees: Associate, Diploma, Bachelor

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Newport News, VA; Norfolk, VA

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Colleges in Hampton with Selective Admissions

These schools do not admit all qualified applicants.
Based on 2008-2009 information.

Hampton University

Hampton, VA 23668-0099

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: registered nursing, psychology, business management, marketing, biology, broadcast journalism, political science, pharmacy
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates. Associate's. Bachelor's. Master's. Doctor's. First-professional degree.
  • Student Body: 5,658 students, 5,847 full-time equivalent.
  • Dorms: 3,000 student capacity.
  • SAT 25-75th percentile: Verbal: 465-610. Math: 472-572.
  • Flexibility: Distance learning. Credit for experience. AP credits. Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. Remedial services. Study abroad option. Member of a national athletic association.

Hampton Colleges with Open Admissions

Schools open to most or all qualified applicants (qualifications vary).
Based on 2008-2009 information.

Thomas Nelson Community College
99 Thomas Nelson Drive
Hampton, VA 23666

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: mental and social health services, business management, social services, medical lab tech, registered nursing, biological and physical sciences, mechanical engineering related tech, humanities
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates. Associate's.
  • Student Body: 9,368 students, 5,540 full-time equivalent.
  • Flexibility: Distance learning. Weekend classes available. AP credits. Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. Remedial services.

Virginia School of Hair Design
101 West Queens Way
Hampton, VA 23669

  • Programs: cosmetology, barber, cosmetoloty instructor, manicurist
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates.
  • Student Body: 105 students, 63 full-time equivalent.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance.
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Colleges in Nearby Cities and Towns

(Student count includes part-time and full-time; not all students live in the city or town. Data as of 2007.)

City/Town Colleges Pop.
Students Dorms
Chesapeake Colleges 7 199,184 824  
Newport News Colleges 7 180,150 5,394 2,893
Norfolk Colleges 12 234,403 57,019 7,289
Suffolk Colleges 2 63,677 67  
Virginia Beach Colleges 11 425,257 6,312 550

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