Norfolk State University

#2767 / #777
Global Influence / U.S. Influence
Most Desirable School

Norfolk State University Featured Rankings

About Norfolk State University

According to 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.

Norfolk State University Admissions, Retention, and Graduation Information

Annual Applications Acceptance Graduation Rate Median SAT Score Median ACT Score
6,944 91% 39% 950 18

How Much Does Norfolk State University Cost To Attend?

Tuition (in-state) Fees (in-state)
$5,752 $3,870

How Much Do Norfolk State University Graduates Make?

If you graduate from Norfolk State University, then you can expect to earn an average of $38,800 per year. You also have a 91% chance of being employed after 10 years.

Norfolk State University's Demographics

Demographic data is for full-time, on-campus students.

Student Body Under-Grads Graduates
5,103 4,734 369

Where is Norfolk State University?

Norfolk State University is located at 700 Park Avenue, Norfolk VA 23504-8000

How Safe is Norfolk State University?

Norfolk State University has a violent crime rate of less than .01% and a property crime rate of less than .01%. Norfolk has a violent crime rate of less than .01% and a property crime rate of less than .01%.

What Is Norfolk State University Known For?

Norfolk State University is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

Norfolk State University's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

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 Communications. Here are some of Norfolk State University's most famous alumni:

Randall Robinson
Randall Robinson
An American lawyer.
Nathan McCall
An American journalist.
Elbert Guillory
A Lawyer in Opelousas, Louisiana.
Raymond Alvin Jackson
A United States federal judge.
Michael Rochelle
Michael Rochelle
A U.S. Army Lieutenant General.
Vincent Brothers
An American mass murderer.
Georgia M. Dunston
An American geneticist.
J. B. Smoove
J. B. Smoove
An American actor.
Susan D. Wigenton
A United States federal judge.
Tim Reid
Tim Reid
An American actor and film director.
Evelyn J. Fields
Evelyn J. Fields
A NOAA official.
Corey D. B. Walker
A .

Image Attributions