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Recruitment & Admissions

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Reach your goals and achieve your dreams at NOVA by earning your degree, advancing your career or learning something new.

NOVA courses are offered in a variety of ways to suit your schedule and learning style—in the classroom, online or through a combination of methods. Whatever your preference, we hope you find what you need.

  • 15-week and first 7-week begin January 17.
  • 13-week classes begin January 31.
  • Second 7-week classes begin March 21.
  • Dynamic session classes start and end at any time before or after the regular session dates above.

Our campuses and centers offer convenience, while our associate degree and certificate programs, distance learning courses and intensive English language programs offer a strong educational foundation.

NOVA has an open-door admission policy. Any person 18 years or older with a high school diploma or equivalent can take advantage of our academic opportunities.

Reminder: After applying as a new credit student, be sure to register to attend New Student Orientation.