School Overview

Norfolk State University is a Public, 4 years college located in Norfolk, Virginia. NSU ranked 35th in Virginia Colleges and 74th in Federal Region III.
It has a total enrollment of 5,457 including undergraduate and graduate students and student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1. It is a Master's College and University (medium programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. NSU's acceptance rate is 89.00% last year (undergraduate school).
Norfolk State University is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges.
Contact Information
Address700 Park Avenue, Norfolk, VA 23504-8000
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School Category
School TypePublic, 4 years
Carnegie CategoryMaster's College and University (medium programs)
Highest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice

Admission Information

The acceptance rate of Norfolk State University is 89.00% and the yield (also known as enrollment rate) is 19.00%. The application fees are $25 for undergraduate programs and $50 for graduate programs.
Open Admission Policy
Acceptance Rate89.00 %
Yield (Enrollment Rate)19.00 %
Undergraduate Application Fees$25
Graduate Application Fees$50

Tuition & Fees

NSU's 2022 tuition & fees is $9,622 for Virginia residents and $20,790 for out-of-students. For graduate programs, its 2022 tuition & fees is $12,690 for Virginia residents and $24,742 for out-of-students.
Virginia ResidentsOut-of-State
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$9,622$20,790
Graduate Tuition & Fees$12,690$24,742
*Data Source: 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Student Population

A total of 5,457 students have enrolled for academic year 2020-2021. Among them, 338 students have enrolled online exclusively to earn their degrees. NSU has 4,992 undergraduate students and the graduate school has 465 students. You can check student population by gender, age, race/ethnicity, attending status, and online learning.
Total Students5,457
Undergraduate Students4,992
Graduate Students465
Online Enrollment338

Offered Degrees and Programs

Number of programs50 Programs
Number of online programs6 Programs
Offered Degrees/ProgramsAssociate
Doctorate (Research)
Doctorate (Professional Practice)

On-campus Services

Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students

Learning opportunities

Distance Learning (online classes)
Study Abroad
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
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