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College Deliberately: Northern Virginia Community College

Northern Virginia Community College is a very large, public, two-year Community College that emphasizes career, research and culture located in a suburb of Annandale, VA. It is known for General Studies, Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities and Business Administration and Management.

Northern Virginia Community College

place 4001 Wakefield Chapel Rd, Annandale, VA 22003-3796
phone Phone: (703) 323-3000
web Web: http://www.nvcc.edu
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Institution Accreditation Agency Status First Accredited Next Review
Northern Virginia Community College Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges Accredited 1968-01-01 2022-06-14
The complete list of accredited programs and locations for Northern Virginia Community College is available for members.
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Last updated: 2021-06-27

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Student Centeredness

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Student Services

Students with disabilities:
Less than 3% of students registered with learning or other disabilty.
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Northern Virginia Community College is open admissions, meaning that the only requirement for admission is a high school diploma or GED equivalent.

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A community for Northern Virginia – Alexandria, Arlington County, Fairfax County, Falls Church, Loudoun County, Prince William County, and the surrounding areas.
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This subreddit is for anyone/anything related to NVCC. Students, Alumni, and Faculty are all welcome. This subreddit is not sponsored or endorsed by Northern Virginia Community College or any other on-campus group.
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