Norfolk State University

700 Park Avenue, Norfolk, VA 23504-8000
Norfolk State University (aka Norfolk State or NSU) is a public education institution that resides in Norfolk, Virginia.

Programs offered at NSU include associate's, bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees in over 32 study areas and 50 concentrations. The school has been accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges and has specialized accreditation from the American Dietetic Association - Commission on Accreditation for Dietetics Education.

This institution offers dual credit, distance learning and study abroad programs. Credit toward a degree is accepted for Advanced Placement and life experience and on-campus day care is provided.


General Information

Main Phone: (757) 823 -8600 Website: www.nsu.edu
Status: Non-accredited Faculty: 374
School Type: Public- 4-year or above Affiliation: None
Size: Medium (5,000 - 10,000 students) Undergraduates: 6,276
Setting: N/A Graduate Students: 835
On-Campus Housing: N/A Acceptance Rate: 65%
Out-of-State Tuition: N/A Varsity Athletics: Yes
In-State Tuition: N/A Student-to-faculty Ratio: 19 to 1

Admissions

Application Fee: $ 45


Admission Requirements

Required Recommended
High School Diploma or Equivalent
High School GPA
High School Rank
High School Transcript
Recommendations
TOEFL
Standardized Test Scores

Test Scores 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Critical Reading 400 480
SAT Math 390 470
ACT Composite 17 18
ACT English 0 0
ACT Math 0 0

Acceptance Rate

Total
Applied 4,125
Accepted 2,692
Acceptance Rate 65%
Enrolled 924

Enrollment Statistics

Undergraduate Attendance Status 80% Full-time 20% Part-time
Graduate Attendance Status 57% Full-time 43% Part-time
Student Gender 34% Men 66% Women

Student Race Ethnicity

6% White 0% American Indian/Alaska Native
88% Black or African American 2% Multiracial
1% Hispanic/Latino 1% Asian/Oriental
0% Polynesian/Pacific Island 2% Other



Financial Aid

Percent Receiving Aid Average Amount Received
Federal Grant 65% $ 5,106
Local Grant 65% $4,905
Institutional Grant 24% $ 6,252
Student Loans 77% $ 3,937

Majors & Degrees


Computer Information Sciences

Computer and Information Sciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computer and Information Sciences - - 11 10 -

Communication and Journalism

Journalism

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Journalism - - 14 - -

Communication and Journalism

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
General Communication and Journalism - - 42 19 -

Computer Information Sciences

Computer and Information Sciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computer and Information Sciences - - 11 10 -

Communication and Journalism

Journalism

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Journalism - - 14 - -

Communication and Journalism

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
General Communication and Journalism - - 42 19 -

Engineering

Engineering

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Engineering - - 12 5 -

Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Electrical and Electronics Engineering - - 3 6 -

Education

Teacher Education and Professional Development

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Kindergarten Preschool Education - - 22 - -
Teacher Education and Professional Development ? Specific Levels and Methods - - 22 84 -
Kindergarten Preschool Education - - 22 3 -

Teacher Education and Professional Development Specific Subject Areas

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Business Teacher Education - - 0 - -

Special Education and Teaching

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Education Of Individuals With Multiple Disabilities - - - 3 -

Engineering

Engineering

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Engineering - - 12 5 -

Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Electrical and Electronics Engineering - - 3 6 -

Education

Teacher Education and Professional Development

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Kindergarten Preschool Education - - 22 - -
Teacher Education and Professional Development ? Specific Levels and Methods - - 22 84 -
Kindergarten Preschool Education - - 22 3 -

Teacher Education and Professional Development Specific Subject Areas

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Business Teacher Education - - 0 - -

Special Education and Teaching

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Education Of Individuals With Multiple Disabilities - - - 3 -

Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields

Mechanical Engineering Related Technologies Technicians

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Mechanical Engineering Related Technologies Technicians - - 1 - -

Construction Engineering Technologies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Construction Engineering Technology Technician - - 7 - -

Computer Engineering Technologies Technicians

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computer Engineering Technology Technician - - 4 - -

Electrical Engineering Technologies Technicians

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology Technician - - 3 - -

Architectural Engineering Technologies Technicians

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Architectural Engineering Technology Technician - 2 - - -

English Language and Literature Letters

English Language and Literature

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
English Language and Literature - - 8 - -

Family and Consumer Sciences Human Sciences

Family and Consumer Sciences Human Sciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Family and Consumer Sciences Human Sciences - - 24 - -

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Biology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Biology Biological Sciences - - 31 - -

Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies

Health and Physical Education Fitness

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Kinesiology and Exercise Science - - 18 - -

Mathematics and Statistics

Mathematics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Mathematics - - 4 - -

Multi Interdisciplinary Studies

Multi Interdisciplinary Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Multi- Interdisciplinary Studies - - 84 - -

Public Administration and Social Service Professions

Social Work

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Social Work - - 32 53 2

Physical Sciences

Materials Sciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Materials Science - - - - 0

Physics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Atomic Molecular Physics - - - 1 -
Physics - - 2 1 -

Chemistry

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Chemistry - - 6 - -

Physics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Atomic Molecular Physics - - - 1 -
Physics - - 2 1 -

Social Sciences

Sociology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Sociology - - 47 - -

Political Science and Government

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Political Science and Government - - 40 - -

Urban Studies Affairs

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Urban Studies Affairs - - - 5 -

Public Administration and Social Service Professions

Social Work

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Social Work - - 32 53 2

Psychology

Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Clinical Psychology - - - 6 0

Psychology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Psychology - - 55 - -

Physical Sciences

Materials Sciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Materials Science - - - - 0

Physics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Atomic Molecular Physics - - - 1 -
Physics - - 2 1 -

Chemistry

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Chemistry - - 6 - -

Physics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Atomic Molecular Physics - - - 1 -
Physics - - 2 1 -

Psychology

Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Clinical Psychology - - - 6 0

Psychology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Psychology - - 55 - -

Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services

Criminal Justice and Corrections

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Criminal Justice Safety Studies - - - 13 -

Physical Sciences

Materials Sciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Materials Science - - - - 0

Physics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Atomic Molecular Physics - - - 1 -
Physics - - 2 1 -

Chemistry

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Chemistry - - 6 - -

Physics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Atomic Molecular Physics - - - 1 -
Physics - - 2 1 -

Public Administration and Social Service Professions

Social Work

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Social Work - - 32 53 2

Social Sciences

Sociology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Sociology - - 47 - -

Political Science and Government

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Political Science and Government - - 40 - -

Urban Studies Affairs

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Urban Studies Affairs - - - 5 -

Psychology

Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Clinical Psychology - - - 6 0

Psychology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Psychology - - 55 - -

Visual and Performing Arts

Visual and Performing Arts

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Visual and Performing Arts - - - 3 -

Music

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Music Performance - - - 8 -
Music - - 17 8 -

Fine and Studio Arts

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Art Art Studies - - 12 - -

Music

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Music Performance - - - 8 -
Music - - 17 8 -

History

History

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
History - - 9 - -

Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services

Accounting and Related Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Accounting - - 28 - -

Business Commerce

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Business Commerce - - 99 - -

Sports & Athletics

Yes No
Football
Basketball
Baseball
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