Northern Virginia Community College

Annandale, VA 22003

Located in Annandale, Virginia, Northern Virginia Community College is a public institution that offers diploma and associate's degree programs, which can take 2 to 4 year to complete.

The institution is part of Virginia Community College System that operates 10 campuses in Weyers Cave, Lynchburg, Clifton Forge, Danville, Melfa, Locust Grove, Richmond, Chester, Middletown, Big Stone Gap.

Northern Virginia Community College has an open admission/open enrollment policy. The only requirement for entrance is a high school diploma or equivalent (such as GED certificate).

Northern Virginia Community College in-state tuition for academic year 2016-2017 was $4,890 and fees $423. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $10,260 and $1,023 respectively.


Campus LocaleSuburb: Large
Student to Faculty Ratio25:1
Open AdmissionYes
Religious Affiliation -
Level2 year
Business ModelNot for Profit
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate73%

Nursing Programs Offered

  1. LPN
  2. ADN

    The Nursing program is approved by the Virginia State Board of Nursing and is accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission.

    The nursing program offers students two tracks with the first ‘Traditional Track’ consisting of four semester with no summer requirements while the second Accelerated Online/Hybrid route offers four consecutive semesters of theoretical instruction online.

    Licensed Practical Nurses seeking to transition into the RN program are eligible for the LPN to RN Transition program. This track acknowledges prior education and skills in the admission process.  

    Admission Requirements:

    • Application and acceptance to the college
    • Be 18 years or older
    • High School diploma or GED equivalency certificate
    • Acceptable placement test scores
    • Complete prerequisite science and math courses (minimum of a ‘C’ grade or better)
    • A minimum of 2.5 cumulative grade point average on all transcripts
    • Current CPR certification for healthcare providers from the American Heart Association
    • Complete health assessment form including all required immunization series

    Applicants enrolled in clinical components or seeking licensing may be required to submit criminal background check as the state can prohibit convicted felons from licensure.

Nursing Programs Graduates - 2016-2017 academic year

Program name Degree type Graduates
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Associate's degree 157

Nearby Nursing Schools

The following schools are located within 200 miles radius from Northern Virginia Community College

Everest College - McLean
6.79 miles away
Montgomery College
18.69 miles away
Prince George's Community College
22.49 miles away
College of Southern Maryland
22.56 miles away
Howard Community College
32.38 miles away
Anne Arundel Community College
41.66 miles away
Germanna Community College
43.15 miles away
Frederick Community College
43.77 miles away
Baltimore City Community College
45.51 miles away
Carroll Community College
49.94 miles away


Institutional Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
01/01/1968 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
06/01/1972 - Current



Acceptance Rate

Net Price


Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
Less than 30k$8,724
30k to 48k$9,041
48k to 75k$10,826
75k to 110k$14,122
Over 110k$14,789
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Cost Per Credit Hours

Cost of a course per credit hour for undergrad and graduate classes.

Undergrad classes

Academic Year In State Out of State
2016-2017 $163.00 $342.00

Graduate classes

Academic Year In State Out of State
2016-2017 $0.00 $0.00

Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Two or more races
Non-resident alien
Race/ethnicity unknown
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
American Indian or Alaska Native

Data soucre: IPEDS colleges survery (Fall 2016)

Relevant scholarships

Nurses Scholarship - American Legion Auxiliary Department of virginia

Applicants must be daughters, sons grandsons, etc of veterans who served during eligibility dates for membership in the american legion.

Mary Virginia Macrae Memorial Merit Award

A $400.00 nursing education merit award shall be given annually by the Iowa Department of the American Legion Auxiliary in memory of the late Mary Virginia Macrae, who served as the first [...]

American Legion Auxiliary Department of Virginia Past Presidents Parley Nurses Scholarship

Applicants must be daughters, sons, grandsons, etc. of veterans who served during eligibility dates for membership in the American Legion. Applicants must be in their senior year or graduates [...]

Edward J. and Virginia M. Routhier Nursing Scholarship

Candidates must be residents of Newport County, and a graduate from a high school in Rhode Island. Scholarships are open to individuals accepted into, and in attendance at any accredited [...]

Genevieve Saran Richmond Award

This scholarship has been donated by Leslie and Virginia Fiur to a nursing student with a disability.

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Data source: (2015-2016 colleges survey) and Virginia state board of nursing
Northern Virginia Community College
4001 Wakefield Chapel Rd
Annandale, VA 22003

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