Norfolk State University

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2014 Quick Stats
700 Park Avenue

Norfolk, VA 23504

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Phone: (757) 823-8600
2013-2014 Tuition
$7,226
in-state
$20,696
out-of-state
Students
6,367
enrolled
35%
male /
65%
female
Admissions
67.3%
accepted

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U.S. News Rankings

Ranking score and category
U.S. News rank Category Name
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.
Regional Universities (South)

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Summary

Norfolk State University is a public institution. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 6,367, its setting is urban, and the campus size is 134 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Norfolk State University's ranking in the 2014 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Universities (South), Tier 2. Its in-state tuition and fees are $7,226 (2013-14); out-of-state tuition and fees are $20,696 (2013-14).

School mission and unique qualities (as provided by the school):

NSU's Mission is to provide an affordable, high quality education for an ethnically and culturally diverse student population, equipping them with the capability to become productive citizens who continuously contribute to a global and rapidly changing society. NSU's core assets are: alumni- leaders in their professions and advocates in recruiting prospective students; motivated faculty and staff- leaders in learning, research and scholarship acquisition; talented student body- students who represent the global society; public support- partnerships at home and abroad; tradition of service- sixty-nine years of commitment to higher education.

General Information

School type public, coed college
Year founded N/A
Religious affiliation N/A
Academic calendar semester
Setting urban
2012 Endowment $8,211,186

Applying

Interested in applying to Norfolk State University? The application fee at Norfolk State University is $45. It is least selective, with an acceptance rate of 67.3 percent.

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Selectivity least selective
Fall 2012 acceptance rate 67.3%
Application deadline N/A
SAT/ACT scores must be received by N/A

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Academic Life

Norfolk State University has 50.8 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students.

Class sizes
Class sizes
Student-faculty ratio N/A
4-year graduation rate 14%
Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates
Information not available

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Student Life

Norfolk State University has a total undergraduate enrollment of 6,367, with a gender distribution of 35.2 percent male students and 64.8 percent female students. At this school, 38 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 62 percent of students live off campus. Norfolk State University is part of the NCAA I athletic conference.

Total enrollment 7,100
Student gender distribution
Student gender distribution
Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity N/A
Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority N/A
Collegiate athletic association NCAA I

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Campus Info & Services

Norfolk State University offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, placement service, day care, health service, and health insurance. Norfolk State University also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Alcohol is not permitted for students of legal age at Norfolk State University.

Students who have cars on campus N/A
Health insurance offered Yes

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In-state tuition and fees $7,226 (2013-14)
Out-of-state tuition and fees $20,696 (2013-14)
Room and board $8,374 (2013-14)
Financial aid statistics N/A

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* Overview details based on 2012 data


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