Graduate Programs Overview

Norfolk State University is a Public, 4 or more years school located in Norfolk, Virginia. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2020-2021 the graduate school tuition & fees are $12,690 for Virginia residents and $24,742 for other students in average.

It offers nineteen graduate programs: 14 Master's, 5 Doctorate programs. Some of those programs are offered by distance learning. 213 students have been conferred Master's degree and 12 students have received Doctorate degree last year.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameNorfolk State University
TypePublic, 4 or more years
Address700 Park Avenue, Norfolk, VA
Graduate School Students544 students
80 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2020-2021)In-State$12,690
Out-of-State$24,742
Student to Faculty16:1 (6.25%)
Number of Offered Graduate ProgramsTotal 19 Graduate Programs
14 Master's

2021 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2020-2021 graduate tuition & fees at Norfolk State University with tuition changes over the last 5 years. Each cost is an average amount over the offered programs. For Virginia residents, the tuition & fees are $12,690 and $24,742 for non-Virginia residents. The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $746 for Virginia residents and $1,455 for out-of-state students.
2021 COATuition Trends
2021 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
In-StateOut-of-State
Tuition$8,820$20,872
Fees$3,870$3,870
Cost per Credit$746$1,455
Books & Supplies$2,235
Room & Board$10,844 (On-Campus) / $10,844 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$4,009 (On-Campus) / $4,009 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$29,778$41,830
Off-Campus Total$29,778$41,830
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2017-2021)
2016-20172017-20182018-20192019-20202020-2021
In-State$10,568$11,556$12,136$12,690$12,690
Out-of-State$21,204$22,952$23,908$24,742$24,742

Graduate Programs By Area of Study

Norfolk State University offers Masters, Doctorate graduate degree/certificate programs through 19 major areas - 13 Master's (3 online programs), 3 Doctorate . The following table summarizes the total number of completers by degree and gender.
Total Number of Conferred Graduate Degree
Master'sDoctorate Post-Bachelor'sPost-Master's
Total21312--
Men526--
Women1616--
Below, you can check major programs and concentration for each area of study with offered degrees and completers. ONLINE denotes the program offered by distance learning (online degree). You may want to see all graduate schools offering a major program by following the link on the title of the program.
Human Services
Psychology
Human Services
Physical Sciences
Visual And Performing Arts
Social Sciences
Communication and Journalism
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting
Physical Sciences
Engineering
Education
Computer And Information Sciences

Graduate Student Population

Total 5,204 students enrolled in Norfolk State University including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 544 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 179 male and 365 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 374 full-time and 170 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 80 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 239 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Total544
Men Students179
Women Students365
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Total544
Full-time Students374
Part-time Students170
By race/ethnicity 36 White, 415 Black, and 17 Asian students are attending at Norfolk State University. The detail graduate enrollment distribution by race is shown in the below chart.
Graduate Students Race Distribution
Total544
American Indian /
Native American
1
Asian17
Black415
Hispanic11
White36
Two or more races16
Un-Known27
Distance learning, also called online education, is very attractive to students, especially those who want to continue education and work in the field. At Norfolk State University, 80 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 239 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment544
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses80
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses239
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses225
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses80
Virginia Resident69
Other State In U.S.10
Outside of U.S.1



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