A Profile of Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA)

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NOVA Community College, also known as Northern Virginia Community College and NVCC, has six campuses in the Northern Virginia suburbs of Washington DC. It is the largest educational institution in the Commonwealth of Virginia offering 5,000 classes in more than 100 areas of study. NOVA Community College offers 60 two-year degree programs, 39 Certificate Programs, and 55 Career Studies Certificate Programs.

Continuing Education/Workforce Development programs provide training in areas such as Architecture & Environmental Design, Computer & Information Systems, Law, and public service related technologies.

NOVA Enrollment Facts

  • More than 60,000 students are enrolled in academic credit programs
  • More than 27,000 are enrolled in continuing education courses
  • International population – students are from more than 190 countries
  • Approximately 20% of students who attend NOVA are employed full-time
  • 1 out of 5 graduates of Northern Virginia public high school attend NOVA

Guaranteed Admission Agreements

NOVA Community College encourages students to transfer to four-year colleges and has a guaranteed admission program with the following schools:

  • College of William & Mary
  • George Mason University
  • Howard University
  • James Madison University
  • Longwood University
  • Marymount University
  • Norfolk State University
  • Old Dominion University
  • Strayer University
  • Sweet Briar College
  • University of Phoenix
  • University of Virginia
  • Virginia Commonwealth University
  • Virginia Tech

NOVA Campuses

ALEXANDRIA
3001 North Beauregard Street
703–845–6200

ANNANDALE
8333 Little River Turnpike
703–323–3000

LOUDOUN
1000 Harry Flood Byrd Highway
Sterling, VA
703–450–2500

MANASSAS
6901 Sudley Road
703–257–6600

MEDICAL EDUCATION CAMPUS
6699 Springfield Center Drive
Springfield, VA
703–822–6500

WOODBRIDGE CAMPUS
15200 Neabsco Mills Road
703–878–5700

EXTENDED LEARNING INSTITUTE
703–323–3368