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#2118 Overall Influence #497 Desirability Rank

Norfolk State University

University

From Wikipedia

Norfolk State University is a public historically black university in Norfolk, Virginia. The university is a member-school of Thurgood Marshall College Fund and the Virginia High-Tech Partnership.History The institution was founded on September 18, 1935 as the Norfolk Unit of Virginia Union University. Eighty-five students attended the first classes held in 1935. Mr. Samuel Fischer Scott, an alumnus of Virginia Union and Portsmouth native, served as the first director with the primary focus of maintaining the solvency of the school. Dr. Lyman Beecher Brooks, a Virginia Union alumnus, succeeded Mr. Scott as director in 1938, and served as provost, 1963–1969, and the first president 1969–1975.

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Admissions

What does this school look for?

Annual Applications

6,944

Acceptance

91%

Graduation Rate

39%

Median SAT Score

950

Median ACT Score

18

Costs

How much does it cost to attend?

Tuition (in-state)

$5,752

Fees (in-state)

$3,870

After Graduation

Averages for 10 years after enrolling

Avg Earnings

$38,800

Employed

91%

Campus Life

What's it like to attend this school?

The People

Full time on-campus stats

Student Body

5K

Under-Grads

5K

Graduates

0K

The Campus

Where will you be attending?

Location

700 Park Avenue, Norfolk VA 23504-8000

On Campus Crime Rates

Property Crime

14 per 100K

Violent Crime

1 per 100K

City Crime Rates

Property Crime

39 per 100K

Violent Crime

7 per 100K

What is Norfolk State University known for?

Our answer to this is to show you the disciplines in which a school's faculty and alumni have had the highest historical influence. A school may be influential in a discipline even if they do not offer degrees in that area. We've organized two lists to show where they are influential and offer corresponding degrees, and where they are influential through scholarship although they don't offer degrees in the disciplines.

Top areas of influence with degrees offered

#1783 World Rank
Education
#1743 World Rank
Engineering
#1289 World Rank
Computer Science
#2566 World Rank
Business
#1027 World Rank
Communications
#1342 World Rank
History
#1777 World Rank
Political Science
#2400 World Rank
Medical
#1625 World Rank
Mathematics
#1271 World Rank
Psychology
#608 World Rank
Criminal Justice
#379 World Rank
Social Work
#3062 World Rank
Biology
#962 World Rank
Nursing
#2664 World Rank
Literature
#2634 World Rank
Physics
#3017 World Rank
Chemistry
#2076 World Rank
Sociology

Other areas of influence

#1303 World Rank
Law
#2290 World Rank
Earth Sciences
#4128 World Rank
Philosophy
#4257 World Rank
Economics
#4736 World Rank
Religious Studies
#5096 World Rank
Anthropology

Influential People

Who are Norfolk State University's Most influential alumni?

Norfolk State University 's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Social Work, Criminal Justice, and Nursing

Isaiah R Speight

Researcher

Willard Bailey

American football coach

Derrick Bryant

American basketball player

Pendarvis Williams

American basketball player

Ricky Woods

Basketball player

Ralph Lee Bowerman

Ralph Lee Bowerman

American musician and composer

Bobby Price

American football safety

Damian Woolfolk

American basketball player best known for college career at Norfolk State University

D'Shon Taylor

College basketball player Norfolk State

Terrell Whitehead

American football player

Terry Bradshaw

American baseball player

Ray Jarvis

American football player