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1. How much should I expect to pay in tuition and other costs for the Veterinary Technology Program?
The total cost of the Program will depend on whether you are paying in-state or out-of-state tuition. It will also depend on how many course credits you already earned before entering the Program. Visit the Tuition & Fees website for the most current tuition rate per credit hour information.

The total number of credits required for the Veterinary Technology Degree Program can also be found in the current catalog at the Programs of Study page for Veterinary Technology at https://www.nvcc.edu/catalog/index.html

Other expenses include: a campus parking pass, expenses associated with campus commuting, course textbooks, lab supplies and equipment, required clothing for clinical labs, travel for field-trips, preparatory material for the national board exam and application fees for VTNE.

2. How do I pay for my courses at NOVA? Does NOVA have a payment plan? How do I utilize this payment plan?
The most up-to-date information regarding payment deadlines and payment methods, including how to use the payment plan can be found here.

3. How do I apply for financial aid at NOVA?

There are various deadline dates for the financial aid process.  Please consult with the Financial Aid Offices at NOVA for specific information.  The first step in most financial aid applications is to complete the FAFSA form.

  • Go to www.fafsa.ed.gov and follow the prompts.
  • NOVA’s school code for the FAFSA is 003727. 

4. How do I get in touch with a financial aid counselor at NOVA?
A financial aid counselor on any NOVA Campus can help you. For convenience, consider using the Loudoun Campus office since the Veterinary Technology Program is also located at Loudoun. Visit the NOVA Financial Aid  website for more information about financial aid at NOVA

5. If I am not eligible to receive traditional forms of financial aid, where can I research additional scholarship information?
The NOVA Financial Aid Office provides information on their website about researching and applying for both NOVA scholarships* and other types of scholarships. More information about these valuable resources visit the NOVA Financial Aid website.

Please Note: In order to be considered for a NOVA scholarship, you must have a FAFSA on file with NOVA.

If I am not eligible to receive traditional financial aid forms, are there other non-traditional financial aid forms I should consider?
For more information about student loan products through private bank lenders or for information about financial aid strategies for non-traditional students, please check with the NOVA Financial Aid office for guidance.