Norfolk State University

Norfolk, VA, USA
3.77 Average Rating
Norfolk State University is a public institution and HBCU based in Norfolk, VA. The school provides a liberal arts based curriculum and is a member of the Virginia High-Tech Partnership and Thurgood Marshall College Fund. A majority of students choose to study psychology, business, or social work and youth services. It is also the only school in Virginia to offer a bachelor’s degree in optical engineering.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Not for Profit
  • HBCU
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting City
In State Students
68%
Out of State Students
30%
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100
85%
Acceptance Rate
Average SAT Composite: 879
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1600

Key Deadlines

Rolling Admissions

The college has rolling admissions, which means applications are accepted any time throughout the year.

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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Doctorate
Total Number of Students
5,303
Total Number of Undergrads
4,687
Academic Calendar

Semester

Non Traditional Learning
  • Online Classes
  • Online Undergrad Degrees
  • Summer Sessions
  • Combined Institution Double Degree Programs
Learning Options
  • ROTC Army
  • Study Abroad
  • Honors Program
  • Teacher Certification Offered
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100
15%
Graduate in 4 Years National: 28%
0
100
39%
Graduate in 6 Years National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
17:1
National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$14,429
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$9,036
Out-of-State Tuition
$20,478
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%
Average Aid Per Year
$8,972
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
35%
65%
Student Organizations
98
Size of Town
City: Midsize
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Norfolk
Washington
Richmond
Atlanta
New York
Employed
6 mos. after graduation
52%
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$35,800
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What Students Are Saying

3.77 Average Rating
This school is absolutely amazing! Not only are you able to branch out and learn so many things, but you also get to meet new people and make new friends. There are so many things you can do here.
Sharice from Hampton, VA
norfolk state is very caring towards getting your education. the track team is amazing. i love it here because its not too big nor small of a college.
Kassandra from Bridgeton, NJ

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