Norfolk State UniversitySchool Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

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Norfolk, Virginia Public Nonprofit regional Accreditation

$9,622

Avg in-state tuition

$20,790

Avg out-of-state tuition

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About Norfolk State University

Norfolk State University is a medium-sized public university located on an urban campus in Norfolk, Virginia. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 5,601, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 92%. The university offers 33 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 36%, and a student-faculty ratio of 16:1. Tuition and fees for in-state students are $9,622, while tuition and fees for out-of-state students are $20,790.

Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

92% of students were accepted during the 2019-2020 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Acceptance Rate 92%

Retention Rate 74%

Graduation Rate 36%

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.

SAT & ACT

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 860-1040

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 15-21

Ways to Learn

Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program.

Learning Environment

66%

Female Student Population

16:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

6k

Number of Students Enrolled

Demographics

Black

84%

Two or more races

6%

Hispanic

4%

White

3%

Unknown

2%

Non-U.S. Citizen

1%

Asian

1%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Socio-Economic Diversity

73% of students received an income-based federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.

Financial Aid Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

73%

State Grant Aid

55%

Institution Grant Aid

46%

Pell Grant

73%

Average Aid Awarded
Federal Grant Aid $5,188
State Grant Aid $6,108
Institution Grant Aid $4,647
Pell Grant Aid $4,843

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.

Resource

Understanding Grants & Scholarships