Located in the Hampton Roads area, the city of Norfolk is surrounded by Virginia Beach, Chesapeake, Portsmouth, Hampton & Newport News - all rich in culture, recreation & human resources. The Hampton Roads area serves as a hub for the United States Army, Air Force & Navy.

Mission Statement

Through exemplary teaching, scholarship, and outreach, Norfolk State University transforms lives and communities by empowering individuals to maximize their potential, creating life-long learners equipped to be engaged leaders and productive global citizens.

Applying to NSU

Thank you for your interest in Norfolk State University. As one of the best values in the Commonwealth of Virginia, Norfolk State is proud to offer you many academic opportunities to prepare you for your future.Admissions

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Assisting NSU Students

Spartan Family Plan
The Spartan Family Plan is part of an initiative to provide an affordable high quality education to Norfolk State University Students. Learn more

Vision Statement

Norfolk State University will be recognized nationally for its outstanding academic programs, innovative research, scholarship, and global outreach, advancing the transformative power of education to change lives and communities.