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Tuition and Financial Aid


The Financial Aid Office works diligently to assist students as they pursue their educational endeavors. Norfolk State University offers a wide variety of financial aid programs. The programs include federal, state and institutional scholarships and grants, student employment opportunities and loans. The Financial Aid Office plays a pivotal role in students successful financial planning.

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The Financial Aid staff is dedicated to ensure that each student has the brightest future possible. Our staff will assist students in finding financial solutions to pay for their degree.  Our Financial Aid Counselors provides students with opportunities for successful financial planning by providing various open forums to educate them on changing or trending policies and procedures pertaining to the federal and state application processes.  Students are notified of all Financial Aid Workshops and Open Forums via their NSU email account and Campus Announcements. Students are strongly encourage to attend.  This will ensure a smoother application process. 

For more information regarding financial aid application process, click here.  You will be directed to the Federal Student Aid website. 

Applying for Assistance

To be considered for federal, state and most University aid programs, students must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, (FAFSA).  Norfolk State University’s federal school code is: 003765.  Allow three days (3) for processing of FAFSA.  Students are notified when the Financial Aid Office has received their FAFSA results. NSU’s priority filing deadline date is March 1st.

Email us at For specific questions, click here for a list of Financial Aid Office staff members.

Privacy Act & Statement of Confidentiality

The Financial Aid Office strives to comply with the 1974 Family Privacy Act and the 2003 Family Educational Rights & Privacy Act (FERPA) in its handling and disclosure of sensitive student data. Financial Aid staff members comply with the FERPA laws and the Commonwealth of Virginia’s Standards of Conduct.

In accordance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990, please contact the Office of Accessibility Services/International Student Services (OASIS) if you have a disability or think you have a disability. 

Location:  James A. Bowser Building, Suite 121
Contact Person:  Mrs. Doral Jackson, Coordinator
Telephone Number:  757-823-2014
Email Address:

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Office of Financial Aid

Norfolk State University700 Park AvenueNorfolk, VA 23504
Student Services CenterSuite 211Toll Free - 1-800-365-5517