Including Williamsburg's downtown College of William and Mary, the Williamsburg area provides a multitude of higher education and workforce training opportunities.
- College of William & Mary
- Christopher Newport University
- Hampton University
- Old Dominion University
- Virginia Commonwealth University
- University of Richmond
- Virginia Union University
- Norfolk State University
- Eastern Virginia Medical School
- Virginia Wesleyan University
- Regent University
Virginia's Community Colleges offer higher education and customized workforce training.