Starting with its award-winning public school system, and Footsteps to Brilliance program, Manassas is rich in opportunities for lifelong learning. The city is fortunate to have community members and business leaders who actively support education, through programs such as Manassas City Public Schools Education Foundation, SySTEMic Solutions and Career and Technical Education (CTE).

Higher learning institutes include nearby George Mason University and Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA), both of which partner with Manassas City Public Schools through programs such as the Governor’s STEM Academy and a dual enrollment program for high school seniors. Residents of all ages can also delve into any number of topics through classes at organizations such as the Lifelong Learning Institute, Center for the Arts at the Candy Factory and Manassas Museum System.

Manassas City's Early Learning Innovation & Footsteps2Brilliance