Norfolk State University is four-year, public, urban, coeducational comprehensive university offering 31 undergraduate, 15 graduate, and 3 doctoral programs. Our 134-acre campus is near downtown Norfolk, VA with its shops, restaurants and museums. Ranked as a top 20 HBCU by U.S. News and World Report, NSU prides itself of helping our students reach their full potential.

Academic Programs

  • Design
  • Engineering
  • Science
  • Technology
  • Liberal Arts
  • Business
  • Education
  • Nursing
  • Communication
  • Music
  • Art & Design
  • Economics
  • Finance/Accounting
  • Government/Political Science
  • Health Science
  • Performing Arts
  • Social Science
  • Visual Arts

Student experience

  • Athletics
  • Co-op/Internship Opportunities
  • Disability Services
  • Greek Life
  • Historically Black College and University (HBCU)
  • Intramural/Club Sports
  • Military/Veteran Services
  • On-Campus Housing
  • ROTC Program

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700 Park Ave
Norfolk, VA 23504, United States of America

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