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Academic Rigor
4.1139
Dorm Life
3.6563
Food and Dining
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Bang for the buck
4.0833
Clubs and Activities
4.4054
Greek Life
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Most Helpful Review for Norfolk State University
  • Category: Am learning a lot
  • Review by: Celestine from Greensboro, NC
  • 13 out of 14 people found this review helpful

I am in the Nursing associate degree program right now. It is a tough program, but is defiantly worth it. You get action first semester when you have your clinical at Nursing Homes.

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  • Older Returning Student
  • Dec-16-2016 I am a past student here

    This school was the worst - I graduated from NSU with a comm degree and couldn't wait to get outta there. Teachers who cant use a computer, typos in every email and syllabus, they don't call you back, full voice mails, attitudinal unhappy employees. NSU is for people who have low expectations, and less ambition - those old deans and dept heads with PHDs from 1975 need to go so some REAL educators can be hired to teach these poor kids.

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  • Jaila - Lorton, VA
  • Sep-27-2016 I am researching this school and have not visited the campus

    Norfolk state university is my 1st on my college I want to go to. It's a amazing campus visit 2 times last year.

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  • Anonymous
  • Apr-18-2015 I am a current student here

    Norfolk state university is overall an exceptional university. Although it may have it's flaws but what college doesn't. The school spirit is great.

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  • Nel from VA
  • Dec-28-2014 I am a current student here

    Norfolk State is a pretty average school, but I've enjoyed my time there so far. The most interesting thing is gaining the perspective of being apart of an HBCU. I've learned a lot from my professors and classes, and overall I'm glad I've started out my college journey there.

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  • Andy
  • Nov-19-2014 I am a current student here

    Norfolk State University is an educational institution that is on the rise in aspects of catering to their students' needs and educational standards. The campus community is an inviting one without prejudice to the multi-cultural and overall diverse community of people who venture throughout the campus. Norfolk State University is an institution that runs on the spirit and energy of its students and faculty, and is fueled by the pride and history the campus continues to make everyday.

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  • Theresa from Portsmouth, VA
  • Jul-09-2014 I am a current student here

    Norfolk State is a great place to continue ones education. Even though it is an HBCU everyone is welcomed with open arms. All professors are knowledgeable and are willing to help you if you have any problems.

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  • Marcus from Woodbridge, VA
  • Jun-10-2014 I am a current student here

    Coming to Norfolk State was a new experience. It taught me to be self-reliant. I am humbled and thankful for this learning experience.

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  • Tayleur from Lawrenceville, GA
  • Apr-13-2014 I am a current student here

    I think Norfolk State University would be ranked as an 8. The school spirit here is incredible and everybody can get involved in things on campus easily. Also, the teachers in my department are very helpful and have made my experience here great!

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  • Devon from Portsmouth, VA
  • Jan-09-2014 I am a current student here

    Norfolk State has good staff members who are there for you so be sure to utilize them and ask students about certain professors. Beginning of the year and each semester can be hectic with financial aid and classes so be sure to take care of your business asap.

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  • Sharice from Suffolk, VA
  • Jan-07-2014 I am a current student here

    Norfolk State University is an amazing University to attend. There are so many learning opportunities that NSU has to offer. I absolutely love my HBCU, Go Spartans!

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