Higher Education
Overview

A Hotbed for Higher Ed

In Northern Virginia, plenty of higher education institutions offer a variety of undergraduate and graduate programs, whether you’re looking to attend a small private college or a large state university.

More than 16 colleges and universities in Northern Virginia representing close to 300,000 students offer strong programs in a range of disciplines – like engineering, nursing, music education and more. Virginia Tech, known for its highly ranked engineering school, also offers strong programs for business, marketing and biomedical sciences. Meanwhile, George Mason University in Fairfax County offers excellent degree programs for psychology, criminal science and more. No matter where your interests lie, Northern Virginia has the perfect school for you. Chart your path to success in NOVA.