Norfolk State University (NSU), a comprehensive urban public institution, is committed to transforming students’ lives through exemplary teaching, research, and service. Offering a supportive academic and culturally diverse environment for all, the University empowers its students to turn their aspirations into reality and achieve their full potential as well-rounded, resourceful citizens and leaders for the 21st century.See All 10 Photos
Main CampusNorfolk , Virginia, United States Campus Website5,000 - 20,000 on Campus250,000+ residents in NorfolkLanguage(s) spoken on campus: English
Norfolk State University's residential campus offers numerous opportunities for all students who seek them, in and out of the classroom. There is plenty of room to spread your wings on our 134-acre campus in the heart of Norfolk, Virginia. Become the leader you were meant to be in a true campus experience, with tech-advanced facilities only minutes away from beautiful Virginia Beach. Additionally, the campus is full of athletics and multicultural activities, and 175 student clubs and organizations offer a wide range of opportunities to expand your worldview and practice leadership and social skills. The best way to have a memorable experience at Norfolk State is to get involved on campus. International students are encouraged to proactively seek clubs and organizations that interest them. Your host ISEP coordinator, classmates, and local students are also great resources to help you get connected.
Norfolk State University is located in Norfolk, Virginia, part of the Hampton Roads region. The area is rich in history, culture, natural resources, and thriving industry. Hampton Roads is home to shopping, restaurants, numerous museums, churches, and businesses that can provide you with business and networking opportunities and cultural enrichment.
Downtown Norfolk offers dining and entertainment. It also has an accessible urban waterfront with beautiful views, harbor tours, and waterfront festivals. The residential campus is less than 30 minutes by car to the Atlantic Ocean and less than 15 minutes by car to the Chesapeake Bay. If you do not have access to a car of your own, expect to rely mostly on UBER and Lyft as reliable modes of transportation.