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Transfer Students

Transferring to Norfolk State

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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. 

admissions requirements

The Office of Undergraduate Admissions evaluates applicants based on their individual potential for successful graduation. Several key factors are taken into consideration including prior academic performance, SAT and/or ACT test score(s), recommendation letters, etc.
SAT & ACT Scores

  • Applicants under the age of 21 must submit Scholastic Achievement Test (SAT) scores or American College Testing (ACT) scores.
  • Applicants over the age of 21 are exempt from submitting SAT and ACT scores.

dates and Deadlines

Application Deadline
The Priority Application Deadline for the fall semester is May 31 for Undergraduate Admission. The application deadline for the spring semester is October 31.

transferring credits

Transfer Credits & Course Equivalents
Norfolk State University core requirements and the Virginia Community College System equivalents and substitutions are here. View and or download NSU course equivalents. 

Transfer Guide

Check out our Transfer Guide for additional details about transferring to Norfolk State University.

PASSPort Program

NSU created the PASSport Program to prepare students to meet the academic requirements of NSU. Upon successful completion of all prerequisites students will qualify for guaranteed admission to NSU. Get details here or use the link in the navigation bar.