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Then and Now, Changing Lives

In 1965, Northern Virginia Community College began our long-standing tradition of excellence and established our commitment to the Northern Virginia area. Fifty years later, we remain a vital part of the community and invite you to join us in celebrating our anniversary throughout 2015 and into 2016.

Guaranteed Admission

As a NOVA graduate, you are guaranteed admission to more than 40 area colleges and universities when you meet the agreement requirements. Save thousands in tuition costs by coming to NOVA first and let NOVA put you on the right path toward a successful career!

Online Learning

NOVA's Extended Learning Institute gives you the flexibility to fit education into your busy lifestyle from anywhere in the world. The structure of the courses is similar to traditional classroom instruction and assignments; there's even help available from online librarians.