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Northern Virginia Community College
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Public   2-Year
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Total Enrollment
Undergraduate
50929
Transfer-in
43891
Average Class Size
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30
Years 1 & 2
21
Years 3 & 4
21

Northern Virginia Community College

Northern Virginia (Alexandria, Annandale, Loudoun, Manassas, Woodbridge, Springfield)

Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA) is the second-largest community college in the United States with more than 75,000 students spread across six campuses and online. With a student body consisting of individuals from more than 150 countries, NOVA is also one of the most internationally diverse colleges in the United States. At NOVA, we are committed to the principles of access, opportunity, student success, and excellence by delivering world class postsecondary teaching, learning, and workforce development. Our faculty are top notch and facilities are state-of-the-art, so our graduates are prepared to be innovators when they transfer or enter the job market.

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Freshman Financial Aid Date
Summer Semester: April 1st Fall Semester: March 1st Spring Semester: October 1
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If you graduated from high school five or fewer years ago and have not taken college classes yet, you will be placed int...see moreIf you graduated from high school five or fewer years ago and have not taken college classes yet, you will be placed into college-level math and English by using multiple placement measures such as high school GPA and SAT/ACT scores, as well as the highest-level math you have taken. You may be placed into a corequisite course to help you with the college-level Math or English course; https://www.nvcc.edu/academics/placement/index.html
Application Fee
Application is free.
Freshman Student Catalog Year
Catalog year is determined by first semester of program placement.
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Minimum GPA
2.0
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Transfer Financial Aid Date
Summer Semester: April 1st Fall Semester: March 1st Spring Semester: October 1
Transfer Student Catalog Year
Catalog year is determined by first semester of program placement.
College Fit
Our classes feature up-to-date technology and course content to prepare you for a competitive job market; We also offer ...see moreOur classes feature up-to-date technology and course content to prepare you for a competitive job market; We also offer courses that will transfer to colleges all over Virginia and the nation. In fact, NOVA has guaranteed admission agreements with more than 40 colleges and universities for students who meet specific requirements.
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Course Transfer Criteria
NOVA accepts credits from other regionally accredited U.S. colleges and universities for which a student has earned a gr...see moreNOVA accepts credits from other regionally accredited U.S. colleges and universities for which a student has earned a grade of C or better.Transfer credit for Information Technology, Computer Science, Nursing, or Health Sciences courses more than ten years old are not routinely accepted. For more information; https://www.nvcc.edu/cro/transfercredit/tes.html
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If you graduated from high school five or fewer years ago and have not taken college classes yet, you will be placed int...see moreIf you graduated from high school five or fewer years ago and have not taken college classes yet, you will be placed into college-level math and English by using multiple placement measures such as high school GPA and SAT/ACT scores, as well as the highest-level math you have taken. You may be placed into a corequisite course to help you with the college-level Math or English course; https://www.nvcc.edu/academics/placement/index.html
Guaranteed Admission Agreement (GAA) Application Process
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Application Fee
Application is free.
Transfer Definition
NOVA accepts credits from other regionally accredited U.S. colleges and universities for which a student has earned a gr...see moreNOVA accepts credits from other regionally accredited U.S. colleges and universities for which a student has earned a grade of C or better.Transfer credit for Information Technology, Computer Science, Nursing, or Health Sciences courses more than ten years old are not routinely accepted. For more information; https://www.nvcc.edu/cro/transfercredit/tes.html
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Minimum GPA
2.0
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Accepts Credits for Prior Learning
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Campus Service and Engagement
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Disability Services
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Offers Credits for Prior Learning
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Weekend/Evening Courses Available
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Online Degree Options Available
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Summer Courses Available
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Flexible Degree Options
Concurrent Enrollment
High School Dual Enrollment
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Guaranteed Admissions
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Reverse Transfer
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Military Friendly
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Yellow Ribbon Program
Credit for Military Experience
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Dedicated POC for Military
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Recognized Student Veteran Organization
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GI Bill/Tuition Assistance
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