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Northern Virginia Community College Tuition & Cost

Annandale, Virginia

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How much does it cost to attend?

In State Virginia Resident Sticker Price
In State Costs for Northern Virginia Community College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,800
Other Fees$198
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $8,246
Other Expenses Budget$7,612
Out of State Resident Sticker Price
Out of State Costs for Northern Virginia Community College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,800
Other Fees$198
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $8,246
Other Expenses Budget$7,612

Residents of Virginia pay an annual total price of $23,268 to attend Northern Virginia Community College on a full time basis. This fee is comprised of $5,412 for tuition, $1,800 for books and supplies and $198 for other fees.

Out of state residents are charged a total cost of $28,646 which is 23.1% higher than Virginia residents. The tuition charge is $10,790 while books and supplies are $1,800 and other fees come in at $198.

All price data is sourced from the 2020/2021 U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics survey.

Net Price

Net price is indicative of what it actually costs to attend Northern Virginia Community College when typical grants and scholarships are considered. The net price varies by family income and financial need.

Average Net Price 2019/2020
Net Price by Income Northern Virginia Community College
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$7,515
$30,001 to $48,000$8,407
$48,001 to $75,000$10,721
$75,001 to $110,000$13,596

The average reported annual net price for Northern Virginia Community College for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $9,153 in 2019/2020. Net price includes tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and average cost for room and board and other expenses

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Financial Aid

59% of full-time undergrad Northern Virginia Community College received financial aid in the form of grants, scholarships, fellowships from the institution or from Federal, State or local government agencies. This aid averaged $6,179 per student during the 2019/2020 school year. Grant and scholarship aid does not need to be paid back. 17% of students received Federal Student Loans averaging $4,668.

Finanical Aid Northern Virginia Community College
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Total Grant and Scholarship Aid $6,179 59%
Institutional Grants and Scholarships $1,743 27%
Pell Grants $4,828 42%
Other Federal Grants $715 27%
State and Local Grants $1,596 34%
Federal Student Loans $4,668 17%
Other Student Loans $5,980 0%

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to Northern Virginia Community College, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $14,356. The loan balance of $14,356 is a two year multiple of the $7,178 average net price. This is a estimate of what you could owe upon graduation if you were to qualify for average financial aid and what a degree really may cost. Should you not qualify for financial aid, you may owe significantly more when you graduate. Based on these assumptions, a monthly repayment of $137 could be required to satisfy your student loan.

Please note that financial aid is not guaranteed and is only available for qualifying students. Federal Student Loans are not grants and must be repaid with interest. The current Stafford loan interest rate is 2.75%.

Example Loan $14,356
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 2.75%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $136.97
Total Interest Paid $2,080.65
Sum of All Loan Payments $16,436.65

Projected 2 Year Degree Price

2 Year Sticker Price
Year Virginia Residents Non Residents
1 $23,268 $28,646
2 $23,922 $29,451

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 2 year associate degree and living expenses at Northern Virginia Community College to be $46,536 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 2.8% annual increase over the next 2 years which has been the recent trend for this school.

Credit Hour Cost and Price per Class

Credit Hour and Class Costs at Northern Virginia Community College
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
Virginia Residents $180 $540 $720
Out of State Residents $360 $1,080 $1,440

Estimated cost for a class at Northern Virginia Community College based on published credit hour prices. Note that not all schools allow single class enrollment. These prices should be used for comparison purposes as to how much it may cost to take a class at Northern Virginia Community College versus other colleges.

Tuition Payment Plans Available

Northern Virginia Community College Payment Plans
Tuition Payment Plan Yes
Prepaid Tuition Plan No
Alternative Tuition Plan Yes
Guaranteed Tuition Plan No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=232946 IPEDS survey data for Northern Virginia Community College.