Location
Norfolk, VA
Undergrads
5,209
Tuition (in-state)
$20,360 ($6,860)
Admission Difficulty
Average
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Reviews 1007 total reviews with an average rating of 3.3

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3 College Freshman

Overall Experience: I took summer course , and the class size was nice , and medium

5 College Freshman

Off-Campus Dining: Plenty of fast food places, but not in walking distance

4 College Freshman

Academics: The workload is not that bad

College Freshman

Academics: I haven't got into my major yet

College Freshman

Majors: I haven't started my major classes

3 College Freshman

Campus Dining: I think they need more options , later closing times

1 College Freshman

Local Atmosphere: The area has a very high crime rate. Students are even told to stay away from the local 7/11 at night

College Freshman

Nightlife: I'm not really into the night life

College Freshman

Off-Campus Housing: I always lived on campus , so I'm not sure.

3 College Freshman

Facilities: I haven't been there for too long, but from what I saw it's very cool. Student life is very laid back. When there is a party campus can become pretty hectic.

4 College Freshman

Campus Housing: I live in Mid-Rise , and I love it

5 College Junior

Greek Life: Greeks are the life of the campus.

1 person found this useful Report
5 College Junior

Majors: They always send students on interships and aboard

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5 College Junior

Majors: Getting into m program was very easy.

1 person found this useful Report
3 College Junior

Campus Housing: The dorms are okay. The towers are great for freshmen to meet. The best dorms are the honor dorm mid rise and the upperclassmen dorm the suites.

1 person found this useful Report
3 College Junior

Campus Dining: I hate the hours of operation when it comes to meal plans.

1 person found this useful Report
3 College Junior

Nightlife: We don't really have on campus parties but when we do they are fun.

5 College Junior

Health & Safety: The campus is safe because of all of the restrictions they have.

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4 College Junior

Academics: Norfolk state has great academics. from computer science to fine arts its a great school for outgoing individuals.

1 person found this useful Report
5 College Junior

Academics: My major is the best major to be apart of because we are full of people who want to help.

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4 College Junior

Diversity: Norfolk State is a top HBCU so you will see a lot of African Americans, but not all African Americans are the same.

3 College Junior

Campus Strictness: If you are going to college to party and have people in your room whenever you want norfolk state is not the place for you. It is not only hard to drive unto the campus but we have set visitation hours where people can come to your room and each visitor is signed in and its a limited amount you can have.

4 College Junior

Overall Experience: The teachers at norfolk state are amazing. The class size are small depending on how popular your major is. I have loved all of the professors that I have had.

4 College Junior

Overall Experience: If you graduate from Norfolk State you are graduating with a job.

3 College Junior

Off-Campus Dining: The off-campus dining is okay but its not like its a food place on every corner.

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Overall ExperienceWhat's This?

Norfolk State University is an institution in which one has to be dedicated. Despite a reputation for being an "easy" school, the University has advisers and professors that are first-rate, with great knowledge and understanding of the subjects they teach, which makes students comfortable. Instructors develop relationships with students and continue to communicate with them outside of the classroom. Attending the University teaches students self-discipline and helps them mature.

From the moment students step on campus, they are able to gain a group of friends and experience a journey from student to adult. There are plenty of organizations and clubs for students to get involved in, from football and basketball to planning events and participating in student government. But all in all, it's up to the students to create an experience they'll never forget.

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