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Northern Virginia Community College

Annandale, Virginia


Northern Virginia Community College

Public 2-4 Year

Estimated Cost

In state
Out of State


Financial Aid



20,000 and above

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About Northern Virginia Community College

Northern Virginia Community College (NVCC; informally NOVA) is a 2-year college composed of six campuses and four centers located in the Northern Virginia suburbs of Washington, D.C. NOVA is the second largest multi-campus community college in the United States and the largest educational institution in the Commonwealth of Virginia.


Located in Annandale, Virginia.

4001 Wakefield Chapel Rd, Annandale, VA, 22003-3796, Fairfax County

Northern Virginia Community College Rankings

Prepler rankings are based on rigorous and in-depth analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education.

2021 Best Colleges in America

#4422 of 6828

2021 Best Colleges in Virginia

#88 of 158

2021 Top Community Colleges in Virginia

#14 of 47

Most Popular Majors

The most popular major at Northern Virginia Community College is Liberal Arts followed by Business Management, Computer Sciences, Social Sciences and Medical.

Graduation Rate

Graduation rate of college is a strong indicator of success of the college’s students in attaining their educational goals. Prepler defines graduation rate as the percentage of first-time, full-time students who graduated from Northern Virginia Community College within four or six years.

Notable Alumni