Norfolk State University

Norfolk, Virginia


Student Population
Norfolk State University overview
Location Norfolk, Virginia
Online nsu.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Norfolk State University overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Norfolk, Virginia, Norfolk State University is a mid-size four year public college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 7,442 prospective students applied, and 6,675 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 1,098 enrolled in the school.  4,507 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 697 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2018/2019, excluding room and board, is $5,752 plus fees of $3,738. NSU is ranked 1160 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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Admission Standards
Extremely Easy
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SAT 860/1030
ACT 16/21
GPA 2.92
Applications Accepted
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Applications Due -
Applicant Competition Very Low

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Annual Cost to Attend

Virginia Resident Tuition
In State Costs for Norfolk State University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,901
Other Fees$3,738
Room and Board $10,360
Budget for Other Expenses$3,244
Total One Year Cost$24,995
Out of State Resident Tuition
Out of State Costs for Norfolk State University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,901
Other Fees$3,738
Room and Board $10,360
Budget for Other Expenses$3,244
Total One Year Cost$36,163

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Average Salary After 10 Years
$36,700 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
33% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Norfolk State University students
Subject Percent of Class
Health Professions 21%
Business 16%
Social Sciences 11%
General Studies 10%
Communication 7%

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