Study at Norfolk State UniversityNorfolk State University is a four-year, state-supported, liberal arts university located in Norfolk, Virginia. It was established in 1935 as the Norfolk Unit of Virginia Union University. It was renamed Norfolk State University in 1979. NSU is a member school of the Thurgood Marshall Scholarship Fund and the Virginia High_tech Partnership. The university offers a wide variety of degrees and programs in diverse Course Topics. It is organized into the following academic units:
NSU's sports teams participate in the NCAA's Division I in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference. Its athletic teams are nicknamed the Spartans.
College of Engineering, Science and Technology
College of Liberal Arts
School of Business
School of Education
School of Social Work
Profile of Norfolk State UniversityNorfolk State is located in Norfolk, VA (a medium-sized city). The school is a public institution. The highest degree level offered by Norfolk State is the Doctoral degree.
The school is known for its programs in media and family and social work.
Norfolk State Selectivity
Norfolk State does not offer open admission. Three quarters of students in 2007 had SAT verbal scores of at least 400. Half of math SAT scores of accepted students fell between 390 and 470.
Norfolk State has a tenure system for senior faculty.
The school had 6, 155 enrolled students in 2007. Norfolk State has a large minority student population.
A lot of students at the school attend part-time. Norfolk State offers dorm rooms to a higher percentage of its students than do most colleges. The school offers students meal plans. Norfolk State values student athletics, and belongs to the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference. Norfolk State Programs and Degrees
Contact: Norfolk StateNorfolk State University
|General Category||Degrees||Most Common Majors |
|Liberal Arts||200||interdisciplinary studies, sociology, political science, English, history, urban studies|
|Business and Management||122||business, accounting|
|Family and Social Work||109||social work, family and human sciences|
|Education and Teaching||101||teacher education, education of disabled, kindergarten/preschool teaching, business teaching|
|Nursing and Emergency Medicine||95||registered nursing|
|Therapy and Counselling||87||psychology, clinical psychology|
|Media||65||communication and journalism, journalism|
|Science||54||biology, chemistry, atomic physics, physics|
|Computer Science and Engineering||31||computer and info science|
|Engineering Technician||31||computer engineering tech, architectural engineering tech, construction engineering tech, mechanical engineering related tech, electronics tech|
|Engineering||24||electrical engineering, various engineering courses|
|Art Studies||23||art studies, visual and performing arts|
|Nutrition and Exercise Therapy||21||exercise science|
|Medical administration||9||health care administration, medical records admin|
|Music||8||music, music performance|
|Security and Law Enforcement||7||criminal justice and safety|
|Medical Support and Technology||5||clinical lab tech|
|Funeral and Mortuary Science||1||funeral and mortuary science|
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