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First Year Admission

Getting Started at NOVA

Resources for New Students

These resources are designed to support First Year Students through the getting started process at NOVA.

You are a First Year Student, if you meet the following criteria:

  1. Are a graduating High School Senior OR a recent High School Graduate.
  2. Are between the age of 17-24.
  3. Have NO prior College experience (with the exception of Dual Enrollment).


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