Northern Virginia Community College, established in 1964, is a public community college located in Annandale, Virginia. It enrolls over 50,000 undergraduate students and offers several programs, including programs in culinary arts and American sign-language. Students can become part of its inter-collegiate varsity and club sports teams, such as its club ice hockey team! It has a flexible academic curriculum, fun on-campus events and transfer agreements with several four-year universities. Notable NOVA alumni include actress Taliana Vargas and professional figure skater Ashley Wagner. The college is an affordable stepping stone to brilliant higher education opportunities.