2,187 reviews
  1. Annandale, VA
  2. 2 Year
C+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Professors
    C-
  2. Value
    B
  3. Diversity
    A
  4. Safety
    NG
  5. Student Experience
    C
  6. Location
    C
Northern Virginia Community College is ...
Public
Athletic Division
NJCAA Division II
Athletic Conference
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Address
4001 Wakefield Chapel Rd
Annandale, VA 22003
Website

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
100%
SAT Scores Range
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ACT Scores Range
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Application Fee
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SAT/ACT
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High School GPA
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Application Website
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Cost

Net Price
$8,898/ year
National
$15,431

Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.

Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $7,976/ year
  • $30-48k
    $8,410/ year
  • $49-75k
    $10,443/ year
  • $76-110k
    $13,033/ year
  • $110k+
    $13,481/ year

Academics

Professors
C-
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
24:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
74%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.288 responses
68%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.262 responses
70%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.261 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
18,742Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
21%
Pell Grant
42%
Varsity Athletes
1%
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After Northern Virginia Community College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$41,700/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
27%
National
47%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
86%
National
83%

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Northern Virginia Community College Reviews

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I am currently attending NOVA's Loudoun Campus for the Fall 2016 semester. However, I have determined that the school does not fit my needs. I originally attended from out of state because of its relative affordable out-of-state tuition compared to nearby universities, but I soon discovered that my professors were either dull or did not explore the lessons and concepts of their class with the sort of intellectual curiosity and expertise that I would like. Furthermore, the student leadership culture at the Loudoun campus is deplorable, and communicating with the SGA was a pain. I came from a high school with active student leadership that bettered not only our school but the entire community, and sought to implement common sense policies and reforms to benefit students; I did not experience such leadership at NOVA Loudoun. It's for these reasons that I will be transferring back to Florida in the Spring and attending the University of North Florida.
Attending Northern Virginia Community College is nothing short of amazing! It is cheaper than most four year universities yet has great professors/classes. There are lots of different people with different cultural backgrounds which lets you look at the world at a different perspective. There are many ways to get involve in the school and would recommend it to anyone who wants a great school for a great price!
It was pretty much what I expected Community College to be like. There was no real school spirit because everybody knew that they were going to transfer to someplace else after a year or two. That being said, there were many different extracurricular activities available. No matter what you're like, you'll find somebody like you. The professors were a mixed bag. Definitely use rate my professors before you sign up for classes otherwise you'll get screwed like I did my first semester. The food, in my opinion, is too expensive. That's about all I've got.