U.S. News Rankings
|Ranking score and category|
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.
|School type||public, coed college|
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.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2012 acceptance rate||67.3%|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||N/A|
Norfolk State University has 50.8 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students.
|4-year graduation rate||14%|
|Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates|
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.
|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|
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|
Paying for School
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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|
* Overview details based on 2012 data