Northern Virginia Community College

Category: Large community college | State: VA

About Northern Virginia Community College

Northern Virginia Community College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award the associate degree. Since 1964, Northern Virginia Community College has offered a quality and convenient educational experience at an affordable price. NOVA is the largest public educational institution in Virginia and the second-largest community college in the United States, comprised of more than 75,000 students and 2,600 faculty and staff members. We serve, first-time, returning and transfer students. Our students are full-time and part-time.Nearly 900 full-time faculty and administrators and 900 staff members serve our students. In addition, approximately 2,000 part-time faculty strengthen our ability to provide more courses and services.

Military Friendly Ratings

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The ratings below reflect the extent to which each organization exceeds the benchmark standards for Military Friendly®.

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Military Student Support & Retention

Why you should attend?

Northern Virginia Community College is an excellent chouce for military servicemembers and veterans because we offer a one-stop types of services to onboard members and their familites. We offer dedicated military and veteran adviors at each of our six campuses. As a NOVA graduate, you are guaranteed admission to more than 40 area colleges and universities when you meet the agreement requirements between NOVA and that university. Save thousands in tuition costs by starting at NOVA. We help to put students on the right path toward a successful career along with our affordable tuition, In closing the college adhere to the Principle of Excellent Standard of serving military related students.

Why we are a great choice for military spouses?

Our school has instituted policies to address the concerns and needs of military spouses and their families. We've constructed our admissions, retention, career counseling, and mentoring programs to help alleviate the difficulties faced by military spouses. Our flexible learning options and degree continuation programs are designed to accommodate deployments and relocation.


Top Degrees


A program that prepares individuals to practice the profession of accounting and to perform related business functions. Includes instruction in accounting principles and theory, financial accounting, managerial accounting, cost accounting, budget control, tax accounting, legal aspects of accounting, auditing, reporting procedures, statement analysis, planning and consulting, business information systems, accounting research methods, professional standards and ethics, and applications to specific for-profit, public, and non-profit organizations.

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