700 Park Avenue Norfolk, VA 23504 (757) 823-8600
http://www.nsu.edu/ admissions@nsu.edu
About Norfolk State University
  • Year of Foundation 1935
  • Size of Campus 134 acres
  • Type of Instituition Public institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 5,337
Application
  • App. Deadlines May 31
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State 5,056 in-state, 15,376 out-of-state
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Less selective
  • Application Fee 25
Founded in 1935, Norfolk State University adheres to the traditional purpose of the Historically Black University and espouses the tradition of service to its students, its alumni, the academy, the Commonwealth of Virginia, the nation, and the world.Norfolk State's timely information regarding the activities of its students, faculty and staff.Norfolk State University is a public, urban, comprehensive University located in Norfolk, Virginia.Norfolk State University’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.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of honor societies Alpha Delta Mu National Social Work Honor Society, NSU Honors Program, Alpha Epsilon Rho National Honorary Broadcasting Society, Pi Sigma Alpha Honor Society, Alpha Kappa Mu National Honor Society, Psi Chi Psychology Honor Society, Beta Gamma Sigma Busines
  • Setting Urban
  • Number of sororities 8
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Baptist Student Union, Gospel Choir, Wesley Westminister Club, World Changers
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 10%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Caribbean Student Association, International Student Association
  • Alcohol Policies No
  • Number of frats 8
  • Other general policies class attendance mandatory, honor code, hazing prohibited, smoking prohibited
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Homecoming Events, NSU High School Band Day, Dept. of Music Annual Gala Concert, Green and Gold Ball, Black Writers' Series, AMERIGROUP's Leadership Forum, Black History Month, Music Spring Recital, Cultural Expressions, NSU Drama and Theater,
  • Number of students in fraternities 8
  • Percent students who are frat members 10%
Transportation
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus No
  • Distance to nearest airport Norfolk (5), Newport News (29)
  • Distance to nearest train Newport News (23)
  • Distance to nearest bus Norfolk (1)
Student Housing
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Type of housing provided for students women's dorms, men's dorms, apartment for single students, special housing for disabled students
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 9
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles N/A
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles N/A
  • Number of students using college housing 34%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples N/A
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 99%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments N/A
Campus Services
  • Number Of Subscriptions 1,195
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in some of the libraries (excluding computer labs), in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library N/A
  • Computer Courses Yes
  • Number Of Microforms 61,672
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 1,000
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help N/A
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms N/A
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds N/A
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Counseling Services career, military, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, religious
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) N/A
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number of e-books 1,250
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations N/A
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Library Facilities N/A
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 340,000
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library
  • Museums Lois E. Woods Museum
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
Student Employment and Career
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 1,713
  • Employed Students after 6 Months N/A
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Walmart, Nothrop Grumman, Census Bureau, IBM, National Security Agency
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 11%
  • Career placment and training co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training