Northern Virginia Community College
Northern Virginia Community College is one of the twenty-four public 2-year colleges in Virginia. The campus is located in a suburb, in Annandale.According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 51,190 students attend the school. Every year 25% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.
Northern Virginia Community College's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $5,045, and fees were $453. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $10,422 and $1,083 respectively.
|Campus LocaleLarge Suburb|
|Number of Students51,190|
|Student to Faculty Ratio26:1|
|Is Admission OpenYes|
|Religious Affiliation -|
|On Campus Housing-|
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.
- 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 (2017-2018 academic year)
|Number of Graduates|
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
Cost to Attend
The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.
|In District Students||$168/credit|
|In State Students||$168/credit|
|Out of State Students||$347/credit|
|In District Students||-|
|In State Students||-|
|Out of State Students||-|
Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.
|Program||Credit Hours||In district||In State||Out of State|
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.
In 2017-2018 academic year, 57% of Northern Virginia Community College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.
|Students Receiving Aid||Average Amount/Student|
|Other Federal Grant||7%||$468|
|State Grant & Scholarships||29%||$1,331|
|Institutional Grant & Scholarships||14%||$1,236|
|Federal Student Loans||20%||$4,641|
$9,719Average Net Price
Average Net Price by Family Income
|Less than $30,000$8,814|
|$30,001 to $48,000$9,030|
|$48,001 to $75,000$11,132|
|$75,001 to $110,000$14,059|
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- Nurses Scholarship - American Legion Auxiliary Department of virginia
- Mary Virginia Macrae Memorial Merit Award
- American Legion Auxiliary Department of Virginia Past Presidents Parley Nurses Scholarship
- Edward J. and Virginia M. Routhier Nursing Scholarship
- Genevieve Saran Richmond Award
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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Virginia state board of nursing.