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Northern Virginia Community College Associate in Social Sciences

512 Associate Degrees Awarded
YES Online Classes

Social Sciences is a program of study at Northern Virginia Community College. The school offers an associate degree in the area. We’ve gathered data and other essential information about the associate degree program in social sciences, such as if the program is offered online, ethnicity of students, how many students graduated in recent times, and more.

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How Much Does an Associate in Social Sciences from Northern Virginia Community College Cost?

$5,610 Average Tuition and Fees (In-State)

Northern Virginia Community College Undergraduate Tuition and Fees

During the 2019-2020 academic year, part-time undergraduate students at Northern Virginia Community College paid an average of $360 per credit hour if they came to the school from out-of-state. In-state students paid a discounted rate of $180 per credit hour. The average full-time tuition and fees for undergraduates are shown in the table below.

In StateOut of State
Books and Supplies$1,800$1,800

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Does Northern Virginia Community College Offer an Online Associate in Social Sciences?

If you’re one of the many students who want the flexibility of distance learning courses, you’ll be happy to hear that Northern Virginia Community College offers online options in its social sciences associate degree program. To see if the school offers distance learning options in other areas, visit the Northern Virginia Community College Online Learning page.

Northern Virginia Community College Associate Student Diversity for Social Sciences

512 Associate Degrees Awarded
69.9% Women
55.7% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
During the 2019-2020 academic year, there were 512 associate degrees in social sciences handed out to qualified students. The charts and tables below give more information about these students.

Male-to-Female Ratio

Of the students who received their associate degree in social sciences in 2019-2020, 69.9% of them were women. This is higher than the nationwide number of 65.7%.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

Around 55.7% of social sciences associate degree recipients at Northern Virginia Community College in 2019-2020 were awarded to racial-ethnic minorities*. This is lower than the nationwide number of 66%.

Race/EthnicityNumber of Students
Black or African American57
Hispanic or Latino151
Native American or Alaska Native1
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander0
International Students14
Other Races/Ethnicities33

Associate in Social Sciences Focus Areas at Northern Virginia Community College

Social Sciences students may decide to major in one of the following focus areas.

Focus AreaAnnual Graduates
General Social Sciences512


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

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