Norfolk State University

Enrollment: 5,616

Type: Public

Norfolk State University was founded in 1935, right in the middle of the Great Depression. At the time, the school was a college but throughout the years in 1979 university status was attained. The goal of the college was to provide a setting in which the youth could pursue their hopes and aspirations. They now offer over 64 undergraduate majors and 17 master programs. The athletic department at Norfolk State offers basketball, cross country, tennis, track and field, bowling, softball, volleyball, baseball, and football.

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campus757 Norfolk Virginia


Norfolk is a historic, waterfront city that is home to Naval Station Norfolk (the largest in the world), Eastern Virginia Medical School, several more highly-ranked colleges and universities, the Children’s…

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