Norfolk State University

Norfolk, VA

Norfolk State University

Norfolk, VA

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Tuition & Fees

$9,622

$20,790

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
520
25th
430
75th
500
25th
410
75th
20
25th
15
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undergraduateRatios

33%

male

67%

female

-

students

1

faculty

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Not Selective

91%

acceptance rate

Accepted 6,324
Declined 620
Total Received 6,944
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Public

5,498

undergraduate students

577

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

Norfolk State University, founded in 1935, is a public, historically black university. Programs are offered through the Schools of Arts and Letters, Business, Education, General and Continuing Education, Health-Related Professions and Sciences, Social Sciences, Social Work, and Technology. Its 134-acre campus is located in Norfolk, the center of the state's Tidewater region.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 6,075
Established in 1935
Coeducational Coeducational
Historically Black college/university yes

Social Networks

134-acre, urban campus in Norfolk (population: 244,703); branch campuses in Portsmouth and Virginia Beach. Served by air and bus; train serves Newport News (23 miles). School operates campus shuttle. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Small-medium city

Norfolk State University
700 Park Avenue
Norfolk, VA
23504

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
38%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
82%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
no
Students may not have cars on campus
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age
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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
520
25th
430
75th
500
25th
410
75th
20
25th
15

Admissions Facts

Application fee $25
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Required of some
Common application accepted yes
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Not Selective

91%

acceptance rate

Accepted 6,324
Declined 620
Total Received 6,944

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
Recommendations
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language
Admission test scores
Secondary School Record

Recommended

Completion of college-prepatory program
Secondary School Rank

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Formal demonstration of competencies

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Financial Aid

74%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$12,761

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $5,752
Room $7,276
Board $3,638
Additional fees $3,870
Books & supplies $2,235
Total $22,771
Average Financial Aid - $12,761
Total with Avg. Aid $10,010

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Not Reported

Non-need-based

Not Reported

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 757 823-8381
F: 757 823-9054
financialaid@nsu.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined
Baseball
Basketball
Bowling
Football
Softball
Tennis
Volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

basketball, bowling, football, soccer, softball, swimming, tennis, volleyball

Club Sports - Women's

basketball, bowling, soccer, softball, swimming, tennis, volleyball

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, bowling, boxing, cheerleading, football, hip hop dance team, soccer, softball, swimming, tae kwon do, tennis, volleyball

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (Division I, Football I-AA)

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting.
Architectural Engineering Technologies/Technicians.
Art/Art Studies, General.
Atomic/Molecular Physics.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Business and Innovation/Entrepreneurship Teacher Education.
Business/Commerce, General.
Chemistry, General.
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist.
Clinical Psychology.
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other.
Computer Engineering Technology/Technician.
Computer and Information Sciences, General.
Computer and Information Systems Security/Auditing/Information Assurance.
Construction Engineering Technology/Technician.
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies.
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Multiple Disabilities.
Electrical and Electronics Engineering.
Electrical, Electronic, and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician.
Engineering, Other.
English Language and Literature, General.
Exercise Science and Kinesiology.
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, Other.
Health/Health Care Administration/Management.
History, General.
Information Technology.
Journalism.
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching.
Materials Science.
Mathematics, General.
Mechanical Engineering Related Technologies/Technicians, Other.
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other.
Music Performance, General.
Music, General.
Physics, General.
Political Science and Government, General.
Psychology, General.
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.
Social Work.
Sociology, General.
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other.
Urban Studies/Affairs.
Visual and Performing Arts, General.
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Interdisciplinary Studies
  2. Business
  3. Psychology

Programs Offered

  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Phi Beta Kappa

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Technologies

6,075

total students

69%

in-state

31%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

91%

5,498
students

Female
67%
3,668

Male
33%
1,830

9%

577
students

Female
61%
352

Male
39%
225

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

85%

4,688
students

Female
66%
3,090

Male
34%
1,598

15%

810
students

Female
72%
578

Male
28%
232

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Military
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

80%

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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