What Are Some Facts About Northern Virginia Community College's Manassas Campus?


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Northern Virginia Community College's Manassas campus is located close to the Manassas National Battlefield Park and has seven classroom buildings. The campus opened in 1964.

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The Manassas campus offers programs in various fields including early childhood education, automotive technology and social sciences. The campus features the Mary Louise Jackson Amphitheater and the Colgan Theater.

The college’s Office of Institutional Research performs analytical studies and publishes its findings in the forms of data reports, research briefs and fact sheets. The college president, committees, senior administrators and the general college community use these reports in decision making and institutional planning processes.

The college’s Office of Institutional Research regularly publishes information on many sectors of the college and reports requirements at the state and federal levels. The Office of Institutional Research periodically scans the external environment for information that explains changes in the local demographic, labor market trends and business needs. In addition, the office offers support with statistical analysis, writing grant proposals and monitoring student performance.

Additionally, the office completes special ongoing studies at the request of the school’s administrative council and president. Such studies can be about the evaluation of primary areas of college services and assessing needs before implementing new policies. Furthermore, the Office of Institutional Research ensures data integrity and keeps the official enrollment data for the school and specifies campus enrollment targets.

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