Site Search:

A browser that supports JavaScript is required to submit the NOVA site search form and to display search results.

Audience Navigation:

Topic Navigation:

Breadcrumb Navigation:

Home > Future Students > Paying for College > Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees - Future Students

Northern Virginia Community College offers its students an exceptional educational value -- among the lowest tuition of any college or university in the Washington, D.C. area, thanks to financial support from the Commonwealth of Virginia.

The total cost of enrollment is based upon a charge per credit hour. Tuition is the same for credit and audit courses.

Tuition for Fall 2014 and Spring 2015
Virginia Resident StudentsMilitary Contract Students**Business Contract Students**Out-of-State Students
Tuition $149.65 $149.65 $209.65 $328.90
Technology Fee $8.50 $8.50 $8.50 $8.50
Facilities Fee 0 $18.00 $18.00 $18.00
Student Activities Fee $3.10 $3.10 $3.10 $3.10
Parking Infrastructure Fee*** $0.50 $0.50 $0.50 $0.50
Per Credit $161.75 $179.75 $239.75 $359.00

* Tuition rates are set by the State Board for Community Colleges and are subject to change.

** Business and Military Contract Students – this rate applies to out-of-state students whose Virginia employer or federal agency in Virginia has entered into a contractual relationship with Northern Virginia Community College.

*** The Parking Infrastructure fee supports NOVA surface lot lighting, emergency response safety equipment, lot repair and paving. It does not include the cost for a parking permit or visitor parking.

For more information, see the tuition information in the Schedule of Classes.

Helpful Links