Total Cost $19,140
Total Enrollment 6,993
Student-to-Faculty Ratio 20 : 1

Norfolk State University
700 Park Ave, Norfolk, Virginia 23504-8000
(757) 823-8600

Mission Statement Norfolk State University’s Mission is to provide an affordable, high-quality education for an ethnically and culturally diverse student population, equipping them with the capability to become productive citizens who continuously contribute to a global and rapidly changing society. Strategic imperatives: * Enhance students’ success by providing high-quality academic instruction and support to ensure an improved graduation rate; * Develop an efficient management structure to increase organizational efficiency and improve performance across all areas; * Increase total funding by identifying multiple funding sources and new initiatives to form a solid fiscal foundation and to provide ongoing services for NSU’s more »

Information based on 2010 data from the U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics.

General Information
Institution Type 4-year, Public
Special Learning Opportunities ROTC (Army, Navy)
Teacher certification
Distance learning opportunities
Study abroad
Student Services Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students' children
Credit Accepted Dual credit
Credit for life experiences
Advanced placement (AP) credits
Religious Affiliation Not applicable
Federal Aid Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Degrees/Certificates Offered Associate's degree
Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship
Doctor's degree - professional practice
Campus Setting City: Midsize
Disability Services Student 3% or less
Yearly Application Deadline May 31
Admissions Office Phone (757) 823-2607
Admissions Office Email [email protected]
Admissions Office Address NSU Admissions Norfolk State University 700 Park Avenue Norfolk, Virginia 23504
Admissions Transfer URL
Admissions Website (find financial aid info here)
Application Website
Application Fee $35

In order to be accepted to Norfolk State University, you should have:

  • A High School GPA
  • A High School Record
  • SAT and ACT test scores
Test Scores
SAT Reading (25th Percentile) 380
SAT Reading (75th Percentile) 460
SAT Math (25th Percentile) 380
SAT Math (75th Percentile) 460
ACT Composite (25th Percentile) 17
ACT Composite (75th Percentile) 20
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