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We invite you to explore the many educational opportunities available at Northern Virginia Community College. NOVA is a great place to get a degree, earn credits and transfer them to a four-year institution, enhance your career or learn something new. At NOVA, quality education is affordable and accessible to everyone.

NOVA offers two comprehensive ESL programs to meet the needs of area residents as well as international students. NOVA ESL programs give you the skills you need to communicate in other academic courses you pursue.

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We even have specialty programs for students such as our Pathway to the Baccalaureate Program.

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Accreditation

Northern Virginia Community College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award the associate degree. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404.679.4500 for questions about the accreditation of Northern Virginia Community College. For other information about the College, please contact NOVA at Administrative Offices, 4001 Wakefield Chapel Road, Annandale, Virginia, 22003-3796 or call 703.323.3000.

Curricula of the College are approved by the College Board and by the State Board. The two-year associate degree programs are also approved by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV).

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