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Located in Annandale, Virginia, Northern Virginia Community College is a public institution. Northern Virginia Community College is located in a safe and convenient suburb.

15,551 Full-Time Undergraduates
$5,412 Avg In-State Tuition

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Northern Virginia Community College Rankings

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Northern Virginia Community College.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#3 Most Popular Electronics Engineering Basic Certificate Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It
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Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards Northern Virginia Community College has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#6 Best Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation & Refrigeration Schools College Factual
#6 Best Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation & Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician Schools College Factual
#28 Best Dental Support Services Schools College Factual
#34 Best Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) Schools College Factual
#37 Best Mechanic & Repair Technologies Schools College Factual
#51 Best Undergraduate Certificate Schools Course Advisor

Where Is Northern Virginia Community College?

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Contact details for Northern Virginia Community College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 4001 Wakefield Chapel Rd, Annandale, VA 22003-3796
Phone: 703-323-3000
Website: https://www.nvcc.edu/

Can I Afford Northern Virginia Community College?

$5,412 In-State Tuition
17% Take Out Loans
11.0% Loan Default Rate
For the 2017-2018 academic year, part-time Northern Virginia Community College students paid $180 per credit hour if they lived in-state. Out-of-state students paid $360 per credit hour. The costs for full-time students are given in the table below.

In State Out of State
Tuition $5,412 $10,790
Fees $198 $903
Books and Supplies $1,800 $1,800

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Northern Virginia Community College, approximately 17% of students took out student loans averaging $4,709 a year. That adds up to $18,836 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Northern Virginia Community College is 11.0%. This is about the same as the national default rate of 10.1%.

Northern Virginia Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity

15,551 Full-Time Undergraduates
50% Women
63% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 52,873 undergraduate students at Northern Virginia Community College, with 15,551 being full-time and 37,322 being part-time.

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Gender Diversity

Of the 15,551 full-time undergraduates at Northern Virginia Community College, 50% are male and 50% are female.

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Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Northern Virginia Community College students is as follows.

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Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 2,678
Black or African American 2,399
Hispanic or Latino 3,791
White 4,576
International Students 648
Other Races/Ethnicities 1,459

Over 137 countries are represented at Northern Virginia Community College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Vietnam, South Korea, and China.

Online Learning at Northern Virginia Community College

35,171 Took All Classes Online
39,318 Took At Least One Class Online
146.5% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2019-2020, 39,318 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Northern Virginia Community College has changed over the last few years.

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Online Growth Rankings of Northern Virginia Community College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Northern Virginia Community College was 146.5%. This is the #269 largest growth rate of all schools that are mostly online. This refers to all students at Northern Virginia Community College regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Northern Virginia Community College majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Health & Medical Administrative Services 31%
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician 31%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Northern Virginia Community College ranks compared to all other mostly online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Northern Virginia Community College.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician #18
Health & Medical Administrative Services #65

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Northern Virginia Community College Trade School Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
Electrical, Electronic & Communications Engineering Technology 116 0 0 116
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician 40 42 0 82
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation & Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician 23 25 17 65
CAD/CADD Drafting &/or Design Technology 30 0 0 30
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) 6 22 0 28
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist 0 25 0 25
General Construction Trades 10 12 0 22
Massage Therapy/Therapeutic Massage 22 0 0 22
Laboratory Technician 13 5 0 18
Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician 0 17 0 17
Respiratory Care Therapy 0 16 0 16
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician 4 12 0 16
Architectural Drafting & Architectural CAD/CADD 0 0 15 15
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling 0 0 15 15
Engineering Technology 0 14 0 14
Other Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions 11 0 0 11
Welding Technology/Welder 10 0 0 10
Dental Assisting/Assistant 0 0 9 9
Radiologic Technology 0 8 0 8
General Cooking & Related Culinary Arts 0 0 8 8
Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician 6 0 0 6
Civil Engineering Technology 1 0 0 1
Occupational Therapist Assistant 0 1 0 1
Physical Therapy Assistant 0 1 0 1
Industrial Technology 0 0 0 0
Mechanical Engineering Related Technologies, Other 0 0 0 0
Surgical Technology 0 0 0 0
Other Health & Medical Administrative Services 0 0 0 0
Other Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions 0 0 0 0
Opticianry/Ophthalmic Dispensing Optician 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 292 200 64 556

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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