Norfolk State University

Norfolk, Virginia


Norfolk State University

Public 4 Year

About Norfolk State University

Norfolk State University (NSU) is a public four-year, coed, liberal arts, historically black university located in Norfolk, Virginia. The university is a member-school of Thurgood Marshall College Fund and the Virginia High-Tech Partnership.


Located in Norfolk, Virginia.

700 Park Avenue, Norfolk, VA, 23504-8000, Norfolk City

Norfolk State University Rankings

Prepler rankings are based on rigorous and in-depth analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education.

2020 Best Colleges in America

#1476 of 6828

2020 Best Colleges in Virginia

#36 of 158

2020 Best Public Colleges in Virginia

#14 of 45

Most Popular Majors

Out of 20 majors categories at Norfolk State University, the 5 most popular are listed below.

Graduation Rate

Graduation rate of college is a strong indicator of success of the college’s students in attaining their educational goals. Prepler defines graduation rate as the percentage of first-time, full-time students who graduated from Norfolk State University within four or six years.

Graduate in 4 years
Graduate in 6 years

Notable Alumni