Post-secondary education options abound in the Virginia Beach MSA, providing access to more than 191,000 existing or graduated students to part-time and full-time employment.
The Virginia Beach MSA has the highest concentration of college students in Virginia, with more than 18,000 students graduating annually and nearly 95,000 students enrolled in the region's two and four-year colleges, excluding private specialty and non-traditional schools.
Virginia Wesleyan University and Regent University
both have main campuses in the City of Virginia Beach, and the area is also
home to The College of William & Mary, the second oldest public college in
the nation, as well as Hampton and Norfolk State universities.
More than 30 percent of City residents have a bachelor’s degree or higher, providing a large pool of highly qualified talent from which to recruit employees.