Norfolk State University is an urban institution located in the heart of a metropolitan area with an enrollment of nearly 6,000 and a student-teacher ratio of 17:1. Academic Programs
Each department has its own sequence requirements for the Bachelor of Arts and/or Bachelor of Science degrees. To earn a bachelor's degree, a minimum of 120 semester hours of credit with a quality point average of at least 2.0 is required.
The University operates on a semester basis with classes beginning in August and January. The summer session begins in May. Day, evening and weekend classes are offered both on and off campus. Extracurricular Activities
There are more than 80 student organization including special interest clubs, honor societies, publication staff, professional societies, fraternities, sorties, religious organizations, political clubs, drama groups, an orchestra, marching band, jazz band, and a choir.
The University has a 1,000 watt student-run ratio station that broadcasts programs to the Tidewater area. Film series, art exhibits, dances, recitals, concerts and seminars are also offered.Financial Aid
Most Norfolk State University students receive financial aid through non-need scholarships, need-based scholarships, low-interest and long-term loans, College Work-Study awards, and part-time jobs. Applicants must file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and the NSU Institutional Financial Aid Application.