If you are thinking about applying to Norfolk State University, the regular decision application deadline is May 31 and the fee for the application is $25.
The following is an overiew of some of Norfolk State University's admissions stats.
|Norfolk State University 2022||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||2.9|
|Admissions Test Policy||Not optional and are considered|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||88%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||21%|
These are the application deadlines for Norfolk State University.
|Application Type||Offered||Application Deadline||Notification Deadline|
|Early Decision I||No||––||––|
|Early Decision II||––||––||––|
Norfolk State University does not offer early decision or early action.
➡️ Find a list of some selective colleges that accept significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.
Norfolk State University is a moderately difficult school to get into. Norfolk State University evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.
In 2021, Norfolk State University accepted 67% of all applicants, approximately 1,895 from 2,817 applicants.
Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Norfolk State University, accept fewer than 85% of all applicants. At least 75% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT or over 18 on the ACT.
For more information on transferring to Norfolk State University, contact the school directly.
Norfolk State University has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.
Colleges consider a range of factors when determining who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are they consider most important when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When assembling your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that put the most emphasis on the areas where you're strong.
What does Norfolk State University consider during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Very Important|
|Standardized Test Scores||Very Important|
Make sure to check with Norfolk State University for more information on admission factors.
Make sure to check in with Norfolk State University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
Students admitted to Norfolk State University have an average unweighted GPA of 2.9.
Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that reflects your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.
An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.
Norfolk State University looks at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.
Norfolk State University does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
In 2022, 88% of Norfolk State University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 21% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
To be most competitive at Norfolk State University, you should strive to earn between 16 and 19 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 19 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Norfolk State University's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 19, and three out of four students scored lower than 19 on the ACT.
A 16 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Norfolk State University students. Only one out of every four students scored below 16.
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Transfer students can enroll in Norfolk State University during the following terms:
• Fall Term
• Spring Term
• Summer Term
Can I defer my acceptance to Norfolk State University?
✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Norfolk State University.
Does Norfolk State University accept transfer credits?
✅ Norfolk State University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Norfolk State University accepts:
• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES
Does Norfolk State University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
❌ Norfolk State University does not accept International Baccalaureate credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to Norfolk State University?
✅ Norfolk State University is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.
What is Norfolk State University's acceptance rate?
✅ Norfolk State University's acceptance rate is 67%.
What is the early decision acceptance rate at Norfolk State University?
❌ Norfolk State University does not offer early decision.
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How hard is it to get into Norfolk State University? Norfolk State University is a somewhat selective institution. The Norfolk State University acceptance rate is 67%. This means that the institution accepts 67 out of every 100 applicants.
First-Year Applications are Due
Transfer Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Norfolk State University is May 31.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
19 and Above
16 to 19
16 and Less
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Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Norfolk State University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 2.9. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.
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