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  • Dual Enrollment

    Studies show that students who acquire college credits while in high school are more likely to graduate and continue their education beyond high school. Source: NOVA Indicators of Institutional Effectiveness
    dual enrollment from 2010-2011 - 2014-2015
  • Transfers

    When you start at NOVA you have options. NOVA's talented faculty and low cost make it a great place to take your first step toward earning a bachelor's or advanced degree. Source: NOVA Factbook
    2012-2013 8,343; 2011-2012 7,948
  • Earning Potential

    Students who earn degrees beyond a high school diploma earn more money by the midpoint of their career. Source: AACC Analysis of the Economic Impact & Return on Investment of Education 
    high school - 32,200; associates- 41, 900; bachelors - 58,100; masters - 73, 600