College of Science, Engineering and Technology

College of Science, Engineering, and Technology

Graduate Programs

Visiting NSU


Norfolk State University is a comprehensive four-year co-educational institution of higher learning housed in the vibrant urban area of Norfolk, Virginia. Located just 20 miles from the beautiful oceanfront of Virginia Beach and less than one hour from historic Williamsburg, the campus spans more than 134 acres of tree lined streets with green spaces flanked by a college of historic and modern buildings.


Norfolk State University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the associate, baccalaureate, master’s and doctoral degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097, telephone (404) 679-4500, http://www.sacscoc.org, for questions about the accreditation of Norfolk State University.

Student Life

Student may participate in extracurricular and co-curricular activities such as honor societies, special interests clubs, dramas, fraternities or sororities, and musical groups such as orchestra, marching band, jazz band, and choir. On-campus housing is available in nine residential halls, NSU recently opened a new 80,800 sq. ft. modern facility outfitted with a state-of-the-art fitness center, two story bookstore, food court and amphitheater.

Admission Profile

Required Test
Minimum Admission Scores
Average GPA: 2.76
Average ACT: 18
Average SAT: 890
Application deadline: Priority is May 31 (fall)
and October 1 (spring)

For general information about Norfolk State University visit the About NSU page.