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Four-Year Schools Can’t Match These Costs.

College is expensive. But don’t believe that you have to pay high tuition fees for four years. At NOVA, there is a better and more affordable way.

A NOVA education may cost half that of a public university in Virginia, even for in-state students. Private colleges will cost you even more in most cases. Those are great institutions as well, but you’ll have time to explore them once the financial burden is no longer holding you back.

NOVA students can save on tuition for two years, then transfer to a four-year school to complete their degree. That's right — you can lower your overall costs, and still get the same four-year degree. What's not to like?

How Much Can You Save?

  • In-state tuition fees at NOVA are $5,498/year. University of Virginia’s Main Campus has tuition fees of $16,853/year.

  • Even out-of-state tuition fees at NOVA are still less than the state average for Virginia.

  • 2018-2019 cost per credit at NOVA is $187 for Virginia residents. The average cost for Virginia colleges and universities is $232.

Tuition Rates for 2018-2019

  • Virginia Resident Students

    Tuition$180.40

    Capital Fee: $0.00

    Student Activities Fee: $4.60

    Parking Infrastructure Fee$2.00

    Per Credit: $187.00

  • Military Contract Out-of-State

    Tuition: $180.40

    Capital Fee: $21.00

    Student Activities Fee: $4.60

    Parking Infrastructure Fee: $2.00

    Per Credit: $208.00

  • Military Veterans and Dependents of Active Duty

    Tuition: $180.40

    Capital Fee: $0.00

    Student Activities Fee: $4.60

    Parking Infrastructure Fee: $2.00

    Per Credit: $187.00

  • Dual Enrolled

    Tuition$180.40

    Capital Fee: $0.00

    Student Activities Fee: $4.60

    Parking Infrastructure Fee: $2.00

    Per Credit: $187.00

  • Business Contract Students

    Tuition$240.40

    Capital Fee: $21.00

    Student Activities Fee: $4.60

    Parking Infrastructure Fee$2.00

    Per Credit: $268.00

  • Out-of-State Students

    Tuition$359.65

    Capital Fee: $21.00

    Student Activities Fee: $4.60

    Parking Infrastructure Fee$2.00

    Per Credit: $387.25

The tuition rate for per credit hour is set by the State Board for Community Colleges. Updates  for 2019-2020 will be posted as soon as they are available.

For more about our costs, please see Tuition & Fees.

Don’t Forget About Financial Aid

Eligible students can receive generous financial aid packages that make attending NOVA an even better deal.

Got Questions?

Talk to a Financial Aid advisor today, and find out how NOVA can assist you in reaching your academic goals. We believe in giving qualified students a chance to overcome financial barriers.

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