5,356
Students
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
67
1895/2817
Acceptance Rate
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

Norfolk State University is a Comprehensive institution located in Norfolk, VA, in an urban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 700 Park Avenue
Norfolk, VA  23504
United States
Contact Mr. Kevin M. Holmes
Director of Recruitment and Admissions
Email: admissions@nsu.edu
Phone: 757-823-9222
Fax: 757-823-2078

Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

2,817
Applied
1,895
Accepted
5,356
Enrolled
67%
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Female Admissions

1,708
Females Applied
1,188
Females Accepted
70%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

1,109
Males Applied
707
Males Accepted
64%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

2.9
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
A minimum high school GPA of 2.3

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
ACT Composite 16 19

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

5,752
In-state
16,920
Out-of-state
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Fees

3,738
Full-time student fees
10,360
Room & board
6,862
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Senior Citizens

Student Body

5,356
Total undergrad students
0%
International Students
14%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.03%
Black or African American 83.35%
White or Caucasian 5.07%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.21%
Asian 0.55%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.19%
Two or more races 3.48%
Other 3.77%

Gender

Male (36.09%)
Female (63.91%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Men-only housing
Women-only housing
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 38%

Campus Security & Safety

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Athletics

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Men's Sports

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Bowling No No No
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Volleyball No No No
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Women's Sports

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Baseball No No No
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Bowling No Checkmark No
Football No No No
Softball No Checkmark No
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