Norfolk State University is a public, state school located in the urban setting of Norfolk, VA
Founded in 1935, Norfolk State University currently enrolls around 4,660 students a year, including 5,204 undergrads. The institution runs on a semester academic calendar.
Acceptance rate: 67%
Average GPA: 2.9
Early Decision or Early Action: No/No
2022 Regular Decision Notification Date:
Norfolk State University is a moderately difficult school to get accepted to. Norfolk State University accepts around 67 percent of applicants each year.
The average high school GPA for a student at Norfolk State University is 2.9 on a 4.0 scale.
In 2021, 0 applicants were waitlisted and 0 students were ultimating offered a spot off the waitlist.
Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Admissions difficulty and admitted student statistics can give you a sense of how selective a school is, but they don't tell you how happy or successful students are. There are a few statistics that can give you a good idea of how satisfied students are and how well a school supports its students.
Retention, graduation, and job placement statistics all give valuable information about the quality of the student experience, before and after graduation.
Out of the 1,036 students who started at Norfolk State University as first-time freshman, 182 graduate within four years.
Around 34 percent of students who started at Norfolk State University earn their Bachelor's degrees within six years. Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61 percent for public schools and 67 percent for private.
Job placement and student debt statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers.
Based on this information, how does Norfolk State University sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may be a terrible fit for someone else! So the real question to ask yourself: is Norfolk State University a good school for YOU?
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First-Year Applications are Due
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Wondering what life at Norfolk State University is like? There are approximately 4,660 students enrolled at Norfolk State University, including 5,204 undergraduate students and -544 graduate students. 85% percent of students attend school full-time, 86% percent are from VA and 14% percent of students are from other states.
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