N/A

Acceptance Rate

$5,482

Avg.Financial Aid

003727

FAFSA Code

About Northern Virginia Community College

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Public

2 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

50,929

Website

www.nvcc.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

SACSCOC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

No

Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA) is a public institution which was established in 1964 and offers quality education at an affordable price. It is located in Annandale, Virginia. It is the largest public educational institution and the second largest community college in the United States.

Nova was initially known as Northern Virginia Technical College and was renamed as 'Northern Virginia Community College' by 1966. It has over 75,000 students and 2,600 faculty members. It consists of 5 campuses that are regionally located in Alexandria, Annandale, Loudoun, Woodbridge, Manassas, MEC along with Reston Educational Centre and ELI.

  • The college is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) which is the regional body that gives accreditation to the colleges in the Southern States.

  • The student-faculty ratio is 25:1

  • The average total population comes up to 50,835 which consist of 17,581 students who attend the college on a full-time basis and 33,254 students who study part-time or pursue distance learning.

  • The college graduation rate comes up to 24%.

Online Education at Northern Virginia Community College 

The online degree programs of the college provide people with a flexible environment that fits in according to their convenience and has served over 40 years in educating people. Students can take up these programs from anywhere around the world by being a part of online education offered by the college. 

  • ELI distance learning courses textbooks are taken through ELI Bookstore Website. It also has its own application known as NOVA.


Reviews

  • NOVAs community has an added advantage wherein the students can find various opportunities and easily adjust to the college atmosphere. 

  • Students and faculties are friendly.

  • Tuition rate is cheap. 

  • Interactive faculties provide students with lots of information.

Location & Contact

Address

4001 Wakefield Chapel Rd

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 7033233000
Fax: 7033233000
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Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$9,124

Average Annual Cost

$5,412

Books And Supplies

$1,800

Other Fees

$198

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Associate degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

25:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

72%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

53%

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

N/A

Faculty Overview

42%

Male Professors

58%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

2,967 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

1,151 Graduates

Social Sciences, General

538 Graduates

Computer and Information Sciences,...

424 Graduates

Biological and Physical Sciences

343 Graduates

Human Development, Family Studies,...

200 Graduates

Computer Science

192 Graduates

Engineering, General

165 Graduates

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

158 Graduates

Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervent...

141 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

131 Graduates

Criminal Justice and Corrections

103 Graduates

Computer/Information Technology Adm...

98 Graduates

Allied Health and Medical Assisting...

88 Graduates

Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Tech...

87 Graduates

Ventilation and Refrigeration Maint...

82 Graduates

Visual and Performing Arts, General

66 Graduates

Electrical Engineering Technologies...

58 Graduates

Dental Support Services and Allied...

48 Graduates

Design and Applied Arts

42 Graduates

Legal Support Services

36 Graduates

Somatic Bodywork and Related Therap...

27 Graduates

Mental and Social Health Services a...

26 Graduates

Computer Software and Media Applica...

24 Graduates

Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science...

21 Graduates

Drafting/Design Engineering Technol...

19 Graduates

Visual and Performing Arts, Other

19 Graduates

Architectural Sciences and Technolo...

18 Graduates

Construction Trades, General

18 Graduates

Hospitality Administration/Manageme...

18 Graduates

Precision Metal Working

16 Graduates

American Sign Language

14 Graduates

Engineering Technology, General

14 Graduates

Health and Medical Administrative S...

14 Graduates

Biology Technician/Biotechnology La...

11 Graduates

Culinary Arts and Related Services

11 Graduates

Film/Video and Photographic Arts

9 Graduates

Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facil...

9 Graduates

Teaching Assistants/Aides

8 Graduates

Fire Protection

7 Graduates

Surveying Engineering

7 Graduates

Audiovisual Communications Technolo...

5 Graduates

Rhetoric and Composition/Writing St...

5 Graduates

Applied Horticulture and Horticultu...

4 Graduates

Civil Engineering Technologies/Tech...

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

50,929

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

24%

Full-time

33%

Part-time

67%

Students Gender

Male

48%

US National: 44%

Female

52%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

38% White

2% Unknown

15% Black

22% Hispanic

5% Two or more races

3% Non Resident alien

15% Asian

0 American Indian/Alaska native

0 Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0

Unknown Location

5%

Out Of State

90%

In State

5%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$94,139 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The institution does not provide on-campus housing facilities for students.

On Campus Housing Available

No

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

N/A

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

N/A

Campus Food

The institution does not provide any meal plan options.

Meal Plan Available

No

Average Meal Plan Available

N/A

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

N/A

School Colors

N/A

Varsity Athletics Association

NJCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Not applicable

Total Male Athletes

N/A

Total Female Athletes

N/A

Intramural Sports

N/A

Sports Club

N/A

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

No

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

No

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

No

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$33,200/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$42,000/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0 $100,000

$9,500

$22,000

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$99 - 228

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

48%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,482

Students Receiving Federal Grants

41%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,667

Students Receiving State Aid

33%

Average Aid Per Year

$1,632

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

14%

Average Aid Per Year

$1,203

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$6,288

$30K - $48K

$5,987

$48K - $75K

$3,792

$75K - $110K

$690

> $110K

$25

The college gives various kinds of financial aid that facilitate the students to complete education without any difficulty. Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA) Federal School Code is 003727. Financial aid is given in four forms which are Scholarships, Grants, Loans, and Work-Study.

  • Federal Aid consists of a Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental, Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), Iraq and Afghanistan Service Grant and more. 

  • State Aid offered is Commonwealth Grant (COMA).

  • Institutional Aid includes the Virginia Guaranteed Assistance Program (VGAP), Part-time Tuition Assistance Grant (PTAP), and Northern Virginia Community College Tuition Assistance Grant (NOVA TAG).

  • The college also offers Military Aid as Post 9/11 GI Bill and Tuition Assistance program.