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Prospective Students

Learn about our high-quality, affordable education and what it means to be a part of Norfolk State University.

Perspective Students

Transfer Students

We understand your experiences as a transfer student are very different from that of an incoming freshman. We stand ready to help you in navigating through the University so that you may smoothly transition into your program choice.

Transfer Students

Graduate Students

At Norfolk State University, we prepare you to assume leadership roles in your chosen field of study by offering

Graduate Students

Military Students

We salute you and your service to our country. As an active duty service member or veteran, you understand duty and commitment. At Norfolk State, we have dedicated and committed professors who will work with you to reach your goals.

Military Students

Current Students

As a Norfolk State student, you are an important part of who we are. Become an engaged student by taking advantage of academic and extra-curricular activities.

Current Students

Alumni & Giving

Norfolk State alumni are making an impact in our region and around the world. Here's where we share your stories and help you stay connected.

Alumni & Giving

Parents & Families

Whether your student has just begun to explore Norfolk State University or you are already an NSU parent, we welcome you to the NSU community.


As a Presidential Scholar here at NSU, I have been able to engage with dynamic guest speakers, partake in their journeys to success and witness high-standing ideals of excellence. I have been given new people to look up to and exemplify"

Jordan N. Trias

NSU has a very thorough graduate program invested in their students who will soon be their future colleagues. The university promotes and provides experiential learning opportunities that build confidence in the student body."

Mensah Bey '18

(My experiences) provided me with a great deal of humility, which has helped to positively shape me into the person I am today."

Brigadier General Fletcher V. Washington '92

As a freshman, Diamond Giles jumped right into campus life.

As a member of a Learning Community during my freshman year, I was afforded the opportunity to travel to New York; Washington, D.C.; and Canada. This was absolutely amazing! We were able to meet new people and embark on several adventures."

Diamond Giles '18

I can only thank God for blessing my sons with the incredible opportunity they received from a wonderful institution in Norfolk State University. I dropped off three boys at NSU, and they all came back mature, hardworking, college educated men"

Princess McFall | P'10,'14,'17
Mother of Paul '10, Aaron '14 and Christian '17 McFall

I would tell others that NSU has a lot of hidden figures. Our STEM program has many connections and great research opportunities. NSU provides both a rigorous academic setting as well as an atmosphere of comradery."

Christopher Banks