Norfolk State University (NSU)

Norfolk, VA

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Norfolk State University

Norfolk State University

Norfolk State University Applicant Information

Important Admissions Deadlines

Application Deadline May 31
SAT / ACT Scores Due May 31

Admission Rate

  • Men
  • Women
  Men Women Total
Applied 1,637 2,589 4,231
Accepted 1,073 1,771 2,847
Acceptance Rate 66% 68% 67%
Enrolled 463 628 1,091

NSU Test Scores

Note: All test score ranges and GPA are approximations based on available data. Falling within a school’s displayed range for test scores and/or GPA does not guarantee admission to that school.


SAT Scores

(85% of Students Admitted to Norfolk State University Submit SAT Scores)

  • Verbal 400 to 470
  • Math 400 to 470
  • Writing 370 to 450
  • Verbal
  • Math
  • Writing
Category Verbal Math Writing
Top 75th Percentile 470 470 450
Bottom 25th Percentile 400 400 370

Norfolk State University Application Requirements

  Required Recommended Considered
Application Fee ($45)   Very Important
High School Diploma or Equivalent   Very Important
High School GPA   Very Important
High School Rank   Important
High School Transcript   Very Important
Recommendations   Very Important
Essay     Considered
Extracurricular Activities     Considered
Volunteer Work     Not Considered
Standardized Test Score(s)   Very Important
Interview     Considered
Competencies     Not Considered
TOEFL   Very Important

High School Prerequisites

Subject Years Required Years Recommended
Electives 9 9
English 4 4
History 3 3
Math 3 3
Science 3 3
Electives 1 1

Norfolk State University Transfer Students

Undergraduate Enrollment 7,351 (92%)
Undergraduate Transfer-in Enrollment 579 (7%)

Norfolk State University Admissons Requirements for Transfers

  Required Recommended Considered
Application Fee ($45)   Very Important
Credits (minimum 60)   Very Important
GPA (minimum 2.00)   Very Important
High School Transcript   Important
College Transcript   Very Important
Essay/Personal Statement     Not Considered
Interview     Not Considered
Standardized Test Scores   Important
Statement of Good Standing
from Prior Institution(s)
    Not Considered

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Norfolk State University

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