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Can I get into NSU? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 1,930 out of 2,445 applicants or 79% were admitted making Norfolk State University an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements. Academically, it has extremely easy requirements for admission test scores. Norfolk State University typically accepts and attracts B- average high school students. Only 25% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||23%||27%||25%|
What are the SAT and ACT requirements for students to be admitted to Norfolk State University and what score do you need to get in? The tables below describe the SAT and ACT test score percentile profile of the Fall 2015 starting class.
Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 790 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 690. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 890 out of 1600. A competitive SAT score is critical as 99 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.
|25th Percentile Score||75th Percentile Score|
|SAT Score (NEW 1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|990 and Above||Good||>86%|
|890 to 990||Avg +||79%-86%|
|790 to 890||Avg -||69%-79%|
|690 to 790||Reach||57%-69%|
|Less than 690||Low||<57%|
You can get into Norfolk State University with slightly below average high school grades. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Norfolk State University was 2.92 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B- students are accepted and ultimately attend. If your high school grades are above the average 2.92 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as NSU accepts 79% of all applicants.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Admission Chances|
|3.50 to 3.75||8%||Good|
|3.25 to 3.50||9%||Good|
|3.00 to 3.25||18%||Good|
|2.75 to 3.00||38%||Avg +|
|2.50 to 2.75||21%||Reach|
|2.25 to 2.50||0%||Low|
|2.00 to 2.25||0%||Low|
What are the requirements for admission to Norfolk State University and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
Does accept high school AP credits or award dual credit towards both a college and high school degree?
|Credit for Life Experiences||Yes|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=232937 IPEDS survey data for Norfolk State University.