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Start your bachelor's degree.

Pay 1/3 the cost for the first two years of your college degree and transfer to one of Virginia's best four-year schools, including:


and over 30 more transfer partners.

College & University Transfer

Making an education possible.

As the cost of education continues to rise, our affordable tuition, financial aid and scholarship opportunities make a college education accessible to all.

Save $19,203

The average cost of attending a VA 4-year school is $24,003


per credit hour


Costs for attending Virginia Peninsula

Source: State Council of Higher Education for Virginia. Amount represents the tuition and fees associated with a full-time course load (30 credit hours) at Virginia Peninsula. This rate does not include the cost of books and other program fees, nor does it take into consideration financial aid eligibility.

Advancing your career.

Gain the skills you need to succeed in these in-demand fields through short-term training and two-year associate degree programs.

  • Arts

  • Education

  • Manufacturing

  • Business

  • Engineering

  • Public Safety

  • Cybersecurity

  • Health

  • Transportation

Programs of Study

Personalized learning.

We believe learning should be personal. Small class sizes allow individualized attention from our dedicated and distinguished faculty.


average class size


full-time faculty


programs of study

Jean Frank, Associate Professor in Industrial Technology, Electrical Engineering Technology, and Mechatronics, has worked in the industry and brings her knowledge to her students.

Your Smart Start for learning on the Peninsula.

It all happens right here on the Virginia Peninsula. Classes are held on our campuses in Hampton and Williamsburg, at our learning and workforce centers and online.

Hampton campus

Hampton, VA

Historic Triangle campus

Williamsburg, VA

Southeast Higher Education Center

Newport News, VA

Building and Construction Trades

Hampton, VA

Virginia Peninsula. Your Start Smart.

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