College and Career Resources

NNPS Early College Program

The Early College Program in Newport News is a partnership between Newport News Public Schools and Virginia Peninsula Community College.

The program is for qualified high school seniors who plan to attend a college or university after they graduate from high school. Seniors in this program may earn up to 19 semester hours of college-credit prior to high school graduation.

The courses offered in this program are part of the Commonwealth College Course Collaborative (CCCC). Public colleges and universities have agreed to transfer credit for credit these courses as part of the college's general education requirements. Learn more!

Local Colleges and Universities

Virginia Colleges and Universities

Students and their families are encouraged to use a variety of information sources including the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV) to select a college and major.

General College Information

Handbooks and Publications

Career and Vocational

Professional Organizations

Virginia Dept. of Education

Careers and Majors