Norfolk State University

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

700 Park Avenue

Norfolk, VA 23504

(757) 823-8396

Fax: (757) 823-2078



Contact: Michelle Marable

Director of Admissions
Main Address

700 Park Avenue

Norfolk, VA 23504

(757) 823-8600

www.nsu.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 5,653

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 1,188

Degree-seeking undergrads: 5,582

Graduate enrollment: 672

Setting

Urban setting

Small city (50,000 – 249,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:
Associate
Bachelor’s
Master’s
Doctoral

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $25

Online application fee: $25
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: Not reported


College Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General B
Music – General B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Business – General B
Hospitality Administration/Management B

Communications & Journalism

Journalism B
Mass Communications/Media Studies B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer/Information Sciences – General B

Education

Business Teacher Education B
Kindergarten/Preschool Education B
Special Education B
Trade/Industrial Education B

Engineering

Electrical/Communications Engineering B

Engineering Technologies

Architectural Engineering Technology A
CAD/CADD Drafting/Design B
Computer Engineering B
Construction/Building Technologies B
Electrical Engineering Technologies B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Clinical Laboratory Science B
Health System Administration B
Medical Records Administration B
Nursing (RN) A,B

History

History – General B

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Exercise Sciences B

Personal & Culinary Services

Personal & Culinary Services – General C

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B
Optics B
Physics B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Public Administration & Services

Social Work B

Social Sciences

Political Science/Government B
Sociology B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Norfolk State University Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(757) 823-8600
Website:www.nsu.edu
Type of School:4-year, Public
Apply Online:www.nsu.edu/enrollment-management/apply-online/index
Address:700 Park Avenue, Norfolk, VA 23504-8000
Setting:Rural: Remote
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:5,421
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):37%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:17 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:3,021 (56% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Associates, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$8,738
Out-of-state Tuition:$20,340
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:100%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$8,972

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Norfolk State University Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Norfolk State University.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services2
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs21
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services21
Education23
Engineering22
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields14
English Language and Literature/Letters1
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences1
Health Professions and Related Programs13
History1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service1
Mathematics and Statistics1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies1
Physical Sciences211
Psychology11
Public Administration and Social Service Professions111
Social Sciences21
Visual and Performing Arts22
Grand total232142

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Norfolk State University.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Education2
Health Professions and Related Programs1
History1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies1
Psychology1
Grand total42

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Norfolk State University and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$8,738
Out-of-state$20,340
Books and supplies$2,535

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$10,568
Out-of-state$21,204

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid458100%
Grant or scholarship aid458100%$8,972
Student loan aid37582%$7,138

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid4,501100%$7,090
Federal student loans3,34174%$10,061

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Norfolk State University. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Norfolk State University students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants4,4391,5822,857
Percent admitted100%82%87%
Percent admitted who enrolled23%23%24%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Norfolk State University Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment5,421
Undergraduate enrollment4,739
Graduate enrollment682

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Norfolk State University Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics
    • Didactic Program in Dietetics
  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
    • Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
  • American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation
    • Clinical Psychology (CLPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs
  • National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
    • Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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