The University of Northern Virginia (UNVA) was active in 1998–2014 a private undergraduate and graduate university in Annandale, Virginia, Th e university offered bachelors, Masters and doctoral degrees. Although UNVA was not well known within the United States, it called itself the most popular American university for students from India.
In 2007, UNVA Properties, an investment group associated with UNVA, provided financing to Myers University (subsequently renamed Chancellor University) in Cleveland, Ohio, allowing that financially troubled non-profit school to continue operating. It was alleged that UNVA Properties wanted to acquire Myers University's regional accreditation for for-profit use. Four to twenty partner institutions grant UNVA degrees and allow students to enroll in UNVA courses.