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About NOVA

About NOVA

NOVA's Mission

With commitment to the values of access, opportunity, student success, and excellence, the mission of Northern Virginia Community College is to deliver world-class, in-person and online, post-secondary teaching, learning, and workforce development to ensure our region and the Commonwealth of Virginia have an educated population and globally competitive workforce.


Northern Virginia Community College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award the associate degree.

Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action

Northern Virginia Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, political affiliation, disability, or veteran status in its programs and activities. Inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policy may be addressed to Equal Opportunity Officer, 3926 Pender Drive, Suite 150, Fairfax, VA 22030-0974 or eo@nvcc.edu.