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Norfolk State is a public graduate school in Norfolk, Virginia. It has a small graduate student body with an enrollment of 544 graduate students. Of the 15 graduate programs offered at Norfolk State University, 3 are offered online or through graduate distance education programs. 31% of its graduate students are part-time graduate students.

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Graduate Students

Total Graduate Students
544
Part-Time Grad Students
170
Research Assistants
No data available  
Teaching Assistants
No data available  
Racial Diversity
  • African American
    70.8%
  • Unknown
    12.2%
  • White
    8.1%
  • Asian
    2.7%
  • Hispanic
    2.1%
  • Multiracial
    2%
  • International (Non-Citizen)
    1.6%
  • Native American
    0.3%
  • Pacific Islander
    0.1%

Student Life

Poll
What one word or phrase best describes students at your school?
Based on 5 responses
  • Driven
    80%
  • Intellectual
    20%
Poll
What phrase best describes your program?
Based on 5 responses
  • Competitive and intense
    20%
  • Prepared me for the real world
    40%
  • Supportive/helped me grow
    40%

Scholarship

Professors

Poll
80%
of students agree that professors care about their students' success. 5 responses
Poll
80%
of students agree that professors are engaging and easy to understand. 5 responses
Poll
60%
of students agree that professors helped connect them to future opportunities. 5 responses

Return On Investment

Poll
How much did you spend on your graduate degree?
Based on 5 responses
  • $50K-$75K
    40%
  • $25K-$50K
    60%
Poll
How much did you make post-graduation?
Based on 5 responses
  • <$50K
    40%
  • Did not graduate yet
    60%
60%
of students feel the degree they are getting at this school is worth the time and money. 5 responses

Living in the Area

grade C
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C+
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade unavailable
  3. Nightlife
    grade A+
Median Household Income
$18,661
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$837
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$193,194
National
$217,500

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