UVa. to expand its presence in Northern Virginia

The University of Virginia announced Thursday it will expand its presence in Arlington, marking another significant move for the Charlottesville university in Northern Virginia.

The campus, called UVA | NOVA, will launch from Rosslyn and expand to other areas in Northern Virginia to offer in-person, online and hybrid classes targeting career advancement, the university said in an announcement.

“UVA | NOVA will be the center point of our efforts to better serve the commonwealth by bringing new academic programming and research to Northern Virginia,” UVa. President Jim Ryan said in a statement. “This initiative will allow us to build on the strong foundation we have in Northern Virginia and to better meet the needs and interests of people who live and work in the region.”

UVa. expanded into Rosslyn in 2016 with an executive MBA program paralleling that of its Charlottesville campus. Its full-time MBA program is among the top ranked in the world. The school already leases 40,000…

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