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Applying to NSU

Admission Scoreboard
Acceptance Rate 91.07%
Yield 16.86%
SAT Score 930
ACT Score 18
Applicants 6,944

Applying To NSU

For the academic year 2020-21, the acceptance rate is 91.07% at Norfolk State University where a total of 6,944 students applied and 6,324 were accepted. The average SAT score of enrolled students is 930 and the average ACT score is 18. It requires five items and recommends 2 articles to submit to their applicants. The following table describes the general admission information for applying to Norfolk State University.
Open Admission Policy
Undergraduate Application Fees$25
Graduate Application Fees$50
Admission Informationhttps://www.nsu.edu/Admissions-Aid
Online Applicationwww.nsu.edu/Admissions-Aid/Apply-Online
Acceptance Rate91%
Average Test Scores930 SAT / 18 ACT
Credits AcceptedDual Credits, Advanced placement (AP) Credits, Credits for Life Experiences, Credit for Military Training

Acceptance Rate, Yield, and Headcounts

For the academic year 2020-2021, the acceptance rate is 91.07% where a total of 6,944 students (2,171 men and 4,773 women) have applied to NSU and 6,324 (1,892 men and 4,432 women) students have been admitted to the school. Among them, 328 male and 738 female students have enrolled into NSU and its yield, also known as enrollment rate is 16.86%. The following table shows the admission statistics including admission stats, acceptance rate, and yield.
Admission Statistics at NSU
TotalMenWomen
Applicants6,9442,1714,773
Admitted6,3241,8924,432
Enrolled1,066328738
Acceptance Rate 91.07% 87.15% 92.86%
Yield (Enrollment Rate) 16.86% 17.34% 16.65%
[Chart] Acceptance Rate and Yield

Average SAT and ACT Scores

At NSU, 897 applicants (84% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 169 applicants (16%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. The average SAT score of those who submitted scores is 930 and the average ACT score is 18 at NSU. SAT 75th percentile score is 1,020 and 25th percentile score is 840. For ACT scores, the 75th percentile score is 20 and the 25th percentile score is 15. The following table shows the detailed SAT and ACT scores distribution of enrolled students at NSU.
Average SAT and ACT Scores at NSU
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing430520
SAT Math410500
ACT Composite1520
ACT Math00
ACT English00
[Chart] SAT Scores by Subject
[Chart] ACT Scores by Subject

Admission Requirements

Norfolk State University requires 5 item(s) (High School GPA, High School Record (or Transcript), Recommendations, Admission Test Scores, TOEFL) and recommends 2 articles (High School Rank, Completion of College Preparatory Program) to submit to their applicants. The following table summarizes the application requirements at Norfolk State University
Application Requirements for NSU
High School GPA
High School Rank
High School Record (or Transcript)
Completion of College Preparatory Program
Recommendations
Formal Demonstration of Competencies
Admission Test Scores
TOEFL
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Required △ Considered (not Required) ✓ Recommended ✗ Neither Required nor Recommended

Calendar System and Accepted Credits

The calendar system at Norfolk State University is Semester. Norfolk State University accepts Dual Credits, Advanced placement (AP) Credits, Credits for Life Experiences, Credit for Military Training. Next table describes credits that Norfolk State University accepts.
Calendar SystemSemester
Dual Credits
Credits for Life Experiences
Advanced placement (AP) Credits
Credit for military training