School Overview

The following table shows the basic characteristic of Norfolk State University and directory information. You may want to visit the school's website to check application deadlines, requirements, and financial information.
Contact Information
Address700 Park Avenue, Norfolk, VA 23504-8000
Admission Information
Financial Aid
Net Price
Veterans Tuition
Disability Service
School Category
School TypePublic, 4 years
Carnegie CategoryMaster's College and University (medium programs)
Highest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice

Acceptance Rate and Admission Statistics

The acceptance rate of Norfolk State University is 88.64% and the yield (also known as enrollment rate) is 19.35%. The application fees are $25 for undergraduate programs and $50 for graduate programs.
Open Admission Policy
Acceptance Rate88.64 %
Yield (Enrollment Rate)19.35 %
Undergraduate Application Fees$25
Graduate Application Fees$50

Tuition & Fees

NSU's 2023 tuition & fees is $9,622 for Virginia residents and $20,790 for out-of-students. The undergraduate tuition is not changed and same to the last year's rate based on out-of-state rate ($20,790).
For graduate programs, its 2023 tuition & fees is $12,690 for Virginia residents and $24,742 for out-of-students. The graduate tuition is not changed and same to the last year's rate.
Virginia ResidentsOut-of-State
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$9,622$20,790
Graduate Tuition & Fees$12,690$24,742
*Data Source: 2022-2023 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Student Population

A total of 5,458 students have enrolled for academic year 2021-2022. Among them, 615 students have enrolled online exclusively to earn their degrees. NSU has 5,016 undergraduate students and the graduate school has 442 students. You can check student population by gender, age, race/ethnicity, attending status, and online learning.
Total Students5,458
Undergraduate Students5,016
Graduate Students442
Online Enrollment615

Degree Information and Campus Life

NSU offers 50 programs including both undergraduate and graduate programs. 1 out of the 50 programs are offerd via distace learning (online programs).
The following tables summarizes the offered programs, on-campus services, and special learning opportunities offered by NSU
Offered DegreesOn-Campus ServiceLearning opportunities
Number of programs50 Programs
Number of online programs1 Programs
Offered Degrees/ProgramsAssociate
Doctorate (Research)
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students
Distance Learning (online classes)
Study Abroad
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification