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Tuition & Fees

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.

Summer 2015

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

 

Virginia Resident Students

Military 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.

Fall 2015

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

 

Virginia Resident Students

Military Contract Students**

Business Contract Students***

Out-of-State Students

Tuition*

$158.15

$158.15

$218.15

$337.40

Technology Fee

$8.50

$8.50

$8.50

$8.50

Facilities Fee

0

$18.00

$18.00

$18.00

Student Activities Fee

$3.60

$3.60

$3.60

$3.60

Parking Infrastructure Fee****

$1.00

$1.00

$1.00

$1.00

Per Credit

$171.25

$189.25

$249.25

$368.50

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

** The Military Contract rate applies to federal military installations located in Virginia. It allows the military contract rate to be charged to out-of-state domiciled military or civilian personnel stationed or working at these installations. The military contract rate is equal to the VCCS in-state tuition rate. Out-of-state military students under this contract who reside in Virginia should not be charged the capital fee. 

Dependents of active duty military personnel who reside in Virginia shall be deemed to be domiciled in Virginia and receive the in-state tuition rate. Mandatory E&G fees apply except for the capital fee.

Military veterans residing within the Commonwealth shall be eligible for in-state tuition charges. Mandatory E&G fees apply except for the capital fee.

Active Duty Military Personnel who reside in Virginia receive the in-state tuition rate. Any out-of-state active duty military students granted in-state tuition shall be counted as in-state for the purposes of determining college admissions, enrollment and tuition and fee revenue policies. Mandatory E&G fees apply except for the capital fee.

*** The Business Contract rate applies to Virginia employers and federal agencies located in Virginia. It allows the business contract rate to be charged to employers for employees who have an out-of-state domicile. Charges to employers for in-state domiciled employees are at the in-state tuition rate. All mandatory E&G fees apply (including capital fee on those employees with an out-of-state domicile).

**** 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.

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