Northern Virginia Community College
School Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More
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About Northern Virginia Community College
Northern Virginia Community College is a large public college located on a suburban campus in Annandale, Virginia. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 52,873, and admissions are selective. The college has an average graduation rate of 29% and a student-faculty ratio of 28:1. Tuition and fees for in-state students are $5,412, while tuition and fees for out-of-state students are $10,790.
Acceptance Rate Insight
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Retention Rate Insight
73% of full-time students stayed to continue their studies the following academic year. These students started in Fall 2019 and returned in Fall 2020.
Graduation Rate Insight
29% of students graduated out of all full-time, first-time students who began their studies in Fall 2014. Keep in mind many students who enroll are not typically first-time students, as most are adult learners. Therefore, the number of first-time students is traditionally low.
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Open admission Yes
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Transfer Credit Policy
Dual enrollment Yes
Credit for qualified life experience* Yes
Advance placement (AP) credits Yes
*This can include previous jobs, trainings, licenses/credentials, or seminars. You may need to complete an exam or provide a portfolio to earn credit.
SAT & ACT
ACT 25th-75th Percentile Currently Unavailable
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Student Body Stats
This school has a student body of more than 15,000 students.Learn more about how we determine school awards
Online student enrollment
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Ways Students Can Learn
Two or more races
American Indian/Alaska Native
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander
Female student population
42% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.
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Offers Online Programs
Total Online Enrollment
Student Location Breakout
Bar graph visual depicting student location breakout percentages. 74% online, 26% on-campus.
Percent of Programs Online
Types of Online Programs Offered
Certificates Not offered
Associate 22% online
Bachelor's Not offered
Graduate Certificate Not offered
Master's Not offered
Doctorate Not offered
Students Receiving Aid
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Average student debt after graduation
Average salary 6 years after starting school
Varsity Athletic Teams
NJCAA Division II
of the overall student body is a member of an athletic team.
- Other Sports
Degrees Awarded by Program
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Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2020-2021]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.