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.
Prepare for your bachelor’s degree today
Plan for your transfer
- Review the semester specific steps to ensure a successful transfer
- See if you qualify to receive the Two-Year College Transfer Grant Program award
- Read through our Frequently Asked Questions about transferring
Research your transfer choices
- Review the transfer agreements NOVA has in place with four-year institutions
- Read about our transfer opportunities with George Mason University
- Use our Transfer Pathways tool to see what NOVA courses line up with our top five transfer schools
Prepare for your transfer journey
- Attend a transfer fair to meet representatives from your choice schools
- Speak with a transfer counselor to help you get started
- Transfer existing course credit to NOVA
- Apply to NOVA if you haven't enrolled yet
Additional transfer resources
Transfer Quick Links
Want to transfer to a four-year college or university? Find out which NOVA courses you should take.
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.
ADVANCE is a partnership between NOVA and George Mason University that makes transferring even easier.
Guaranteed Admissions Agreements secure your entrance into more than 40 colleges and universities when you meet the requirements.
NOVA has two types of transfer agreements with many institutions -- Guaranteed Admission Agreements and Articulation Agreements.