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  • NOVA counselors help students prepare for transfer

    Our counselors will let you know which NOVA courses will transfer and help you to create a schedule based on those courses.

  • start at NOVA and finish at the university of your choice

    The Guaranteed Admissions program gives you an opportunity to save thousands in tuition costs. Start at NOVA and finish at the college or university of your choice.

  • students attend transfer events

    NOVA students can take advantage of the many free transfer events offered throughout the academic year.

NOVA's talented faculty and low cost make it a great place to take your first step toward a bachelor's or advanced degree.

We offer the following degrees to students who plan to complete their freshman and sophomore years of college work at NOVA and then transfer to a four-year college or university to complete their junior and senior years of a bachelor's degree:

  • Associate of Arts (A.A.)
  • Associate of Science (A.S.)

Note: Applied degree programs (A.A.A. and A.A.S.) are not designed to transfer, although in special cases graduates of applied programs may be able to transfer.

Transfer Pathways

Want to transfer to a four-year college or university? Find out which NOVA courses you should take.

Plan to Transfer

It’s never too early to begin planning for a smooth transfer. The longer you wait to make a decision, the more you risk delaying degree completion.

Guaranteed Admissions

Guaranteed Admissions Agreements secure your entrance into more than 40 colleges and universities when you meet the requirements.

Transfer Agreements

NOVA has two types of transfer agreements with many institutions -- Guaranteed Admission Agreements and Articulation Agreements.