NSU Overview


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Located in Norfolk, Virginia, Norfolk State University is a mid-size four year public college offering both undergrad and graduate programs.

In the most recent statistical year 2,445 prospective students applied, and 1,930 were granted admission. Of those admitted 475 enrolled in the school. 4,124 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 983 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2015/2016, excluding room and board, is $5,162 plus fees of $3,204.

NSU is ranked 1351 nationally in the tonbori.info 2016 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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Graduation Rate

A college's graduation rate is a strong indication of its effectiveness and your potential to find success at a school. The following statistics measure the percentage of first-time, full-time students who earned a bachelor degree within four, five or six years from Norfolk State University. For comparison, approximately 58% of starting students nationally earn a bachelor's degree within six years. Norfolk State University is worse than average in terms of graduating students.

4 Years

14% Received a Bachelor Degree in 4 years

5 Years

27% Received a Bachelor Degree in 5 years

6 Years

33% Received a Bachelor Degree in 6 years

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=232937 IPEDS survey data for Norfolk State University.

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