90%

Acceptance Rate

$10,124

Avg.Financial Aid

003765

FAFSA Code

About Norfolk State University (NSU)

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Public

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

5,204

Website

www.nsu.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

SACSCOC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

#N/A

Location & Contact

Address

700 Park Avenue

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 7578238600
Fax: 7578238686
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Rankings

The ranking of a particular university helps a student decide where to apply, which is always a tough decision. The rankings of eductional institutions by Forbes and US News are considered a reliable source by applicants and experts. The ranking of a university is a great way to gauge its performance on several factors like research excellence, the performance of its students after graduation, student experience, and academic success. However, Norfolk State University doesn't feature in the list of top colleges, according to the latest rankings of these two publications.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

FALSE

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

90%

SAT Range

860 - 1030

ACT Range

16 - 21

Application Fee

$20

SAT/ACT

Recommended

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

None

Admission to the university is fairly easy and the students are recommeded to make the most out of it. The varsity has 3 admission thresholds. The admission process starts by filling up the form and submitting a fee of $25. If the SAT score of a student lies in the range of 860-1040, it would improve her chances. A candidate, in order to take admission to Norfolk State University, must score 18 in her ACTs. But, in certain cases, those having ACT scores less than 15 are also given admission. The candidates can apply for the courses online. However, in case they need information or want to feel the vibes, they visit the school's office at 700 Park Avenue, Norfolk, Virginia 23504-8000. They can also call them at (757) 823-8600.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$14,824

Average Annual Cost

$5,752

Books And Supplies

$1,901

Other Fees

$3,738

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$10,360

Budget For Other Expenses

$3,244

Total One Year Cost

$24,995

Tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure are the next two things that a student should keep in mind before applying to NSU. The annual full-time cost of attendance comes out to be approximately $32,294. Students can also explore numerous financial aid options offered by the university.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

NA

Student:Faculty Ratio

16:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

70%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

N/A

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

$2,367

Faculty Overview

49%

Male Professors

51%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Psychology, General

83 Graduates

Business/Commerce, General

82 Graduates

Social Work

77 Graduates

Biology, General

67 Graduates

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Ot...

65 Graduates

Communication, Journalism, and Rela...

64 Graduates

Sociology

61 Graduates

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

46 Graduates

Health and Medical Administrative S...

43 Graduates

Computer and Information Sciences,...

36 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

36 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

28 Graduates

Political Science and Government

21 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

20 Graduates

Family and Consumer Sciences/Human...

18 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

16 Graduates

Electrical, Electronics and Communi...

16 Graduates

Music

15 Graduates

Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science...

14 Graduates

Journalism

13 Graduates

Computer Engineering Technologies/T...

13 Graduates

Construction Engineering Technologi...

12 Graduates

History

12 Graduates

Chemistry

11 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

9 Graduates

Mathematics

6 Graduates

Electrical Engineering Technologies...

6 Graduates

Engineering, Other

6 Graduates

Physics

4 Graduates

Architectural Engineering Technolog...

3 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

4,660

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

64%

Full-time

89%

Part-time

11%

Students Gender

Male

35%

US National: 44%

Female

65%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

4% White

1% Unknown

85% Black

4% Hispanic

5% Two or more races

0% Non Resident alien

1% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

32%

Out Of State

68%

In State

0%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$56,695 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and N/A of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

N/A

Undergrads in College Housing

32%

Averege Housing Cost

$6,862/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $3,498/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$3,498/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Spartan

School Colors

green and gold

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference

Total Male Athletes

181

Total Female Athletes

99

Intramural Sports

12

Sports Club

15

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cross Country

Football

Tennis

Track and Field

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Bowling

Cross Country

Softball

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

On-campus housing facilities are offered to the students who wish to remain nearby. The normal expense for on-campus housing is $10,844 per year. The students at Norfolk State University have several dining and meal plan options to choose from. Moreover, the average meal plan costs around $3,498 per year. The university considers the safety and security of its students to be paramount. At NSU, campus safety and security features include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. The number of female and male students at the university are 33% and 67%, respectively.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$26,200/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$35,800/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$25,000

$42,500

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$259 - 441

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

71%

Average Aid Per Year

$10,124

Students Receiving Federal Grants

71%

Average Aid Per Year

$3,734

Students Receiving State Aid

56%

Average Aid Per Year

$6,453

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

39%

Average Aid Per Year

$2,437

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$11,517

$30K - $48K

$10,833

$48K - $75K

$9,838

$75K - $110K

$4,227

> $110K

$5,448

The financial aid department of Norfolk State University helps students by assisting them with scholarships, grants, and student loans in the event that they find the fees and the cost of living at the campus to be expensive. The average federal grant that comes from the university is around $5,188, whereas the financial aid is $4,647. The university provides financial assistance in the form of state-level aid worth $6,108 and institutional aid worth $4,647.

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