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Norfolk State University
  • Graduate School
  • NORFOLK, VA

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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. The most popular graduate school programs at Norfolk State University are Social Work, Specialized Teaching and Education, and Computer and Information Systems Security. 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 7 responses
  • Driven
    71%
  • Down-to-earth
    14%
  • Intellectual
    14%
Poll
What phrase best describes your program?
Based on 7 responses
  • Competitive and intense
    14%
  • Prepared me for the real world
    29%
  • Supportive/helped me grow
    57%

Scholarship

Professors

Poll
86%
of students agree that professors care about their students' success. 7 responses
Poll
86%
of students agree that professors are engaging and easy to understand. 7 responses
Poll
71%
of students agree that professors helped connect them to future opportunities. 7 responses

Return On Investment

Poll
How much did you spend on your graduate degree?
Based on 7 responses
  • $50K-$75K
    29%
  • $25K-$50K
    57%
  • <$25K
    14%
Poll
How much did you make post-graduation?
Based on 7 responses
  • <$50K
    43%
  • Did not graduate yet
    57%
71%
of students feel the degree they are getting at this school is worth the time and money. 7 responses

Living in the Area

grade C minus
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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