Transferable College

Take classes at NOVA that transfer to most 4-year universities, at a fraction of the cost.

NOVA. We Make College Better.

You deserve a better college experience. You deserve caring, supportive faculty. Offering relevant, in-demand majors. And a real sense of community (like our student union that continues to offer fitness classes, yoga, and movie-nights). This is possible without sacrificing quality, and it's possible at a tuition price that's just a fraction of most 4-year schools. Welcome to the affordable, achievable, flexible, doable, possible, incredible college. 

  • 100% online, high-quality courses taught by experts in their field

  • Courses that transfer directly to most four-year universities in Virginia

  • Choose from over 120 career paths/courses/majors

  • Affordable Tuition

  • Online learning designed for learning online

Stay on track for graduation

NOVA offers courses that transfer directly to most 4-year universities in Virginia, which means you can take classes with us online and fulfill many of your requirements (without ever leaving your room!). NOVA will provide you all the support you need to ensure that you are taking the right classes for your degree. Use our transfer pathway tool to see exactly what NOVA classes will transfer to your home university.

Possible start dates:

August 21

September 5

October 18


You’re smart enough to do the math: You can take calculus, biology or American lit at your 4-year university and pay a lot; or you can take trigonometry, biology or American lit online at NOVA, for a fraction of the cost. Your NOVA credits transfer to 4-year universities all over Virginia and beyond. Knock out your school’s requirements without making a huge dent in your bank account. 


NOVA makes it easy to transfer to some of Virginia’s top schools. Our guaranteed admission agreements let you start at NOVA, and finish at the university of your choice. The ADVANCE program eases transition from NOVA to George Mason University. NOVA offers something for everyone, no matter what your future plans are.

  • Guaranteed Admission Agreements (GAA)
  • ADVANCE: A NOVA-Mason Partnership
  • Articulation Agreements