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NSU FastStart by Modern States

Fast Start by Modern States

Modern States is Committed to Supporting Historically Black Colleges and Universities. Through the Fast Start by Modern States program, we are empowering high school students to direct their own futures through an affordable higher education for all!

What is the Fast Start Program?
Many promising high school students will now have the opportunity to take their first steps toward a Norfolk State University degree with the Fast Start program. Through Norfolk State’s partnership with, a website featuring more than 30 free, high-quality courses, you can gain assured admission into NSU by earning free college credit. This partnership will create new opportunities for Virginia students to take giant leaps in their education with a new pathway to Norfolk State University.