Northern Virginia Community College: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - FairQuality:Education Quality Rating - PoorSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - GoodCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Excellent
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Northern Virginia Community College is a very large two-year, public school with 52,080 students enrolled. This school was founded in 1965 and is one of the 5 schools located in Annandale, Virginia.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
70
Fair
Northern Virginia Community College will give you the option to obtain a several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, or associate's degree.

Northern Virginia Community College deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and provides 70 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Management, Business, Social Work, and Computer Science. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other colleges and schools.


Student Retention
72%
Fair
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you wish to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The student retention rate at Northern Virginia Community College is fair at 72% (close to Virginia average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students like their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
25 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at Northern Virginia Community College is low - 31%.

Student to faculty ratio at Northern Virginia Community College is reasonable: 25:1. Find out more about faculty and instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$11,200
Medium
Average tuition pricing is close to the nationwide median - $10,200 a year. The additional fees at Northern Virginia Community College (not included in tuition costs) are around $1,000; this comes to $11,200 annually.

Read the details about Northern Virginia Community College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
This college will consider accepting your dual credits, credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities), and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) at entry.

To request the most accurate and up-to-date information about studying at Northern Virginia Community College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (703) 323-3000 or check Northern Virginia Community College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
B-
Dicey
Northern Virginia Community College provides a distance learning option, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a wonderful option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Northern Virginia Community College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
No
Currently there is no on-campus housing at Northern Virginia Community College.

Based on the college crime information, Northern Virginia Community College appears to be a generally safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Northern Virginia Community College Location and Maps



Post Address: Northern Virginia Community College, 4001 Wakefield Chapel Rd, Annandale, Virginia 22003-3796, USA
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