Mission Statement: Through exemplary teaching, scholarship, and outreach, Norfolk State University transforms lives and communities by empowering individuals to maximize their potential, creating life-long learners equipped to be engaged leaders and productive global citizens.
Thank you for your interest in Norfolk State University. As one of the best values in the Commonwealth of Virginia, Norfolk State is proud to offer you many academic opportunities to prepare you for your future.
Located in the Hampton Roads area, the city of Norfolk is surrounded by Virginia Beach, Chesapeake, Portsmouth, Hampton & Newport News - all rich in culture, recreation & human resources. The Hampton Roads area serves as a hub for the United States Army, Air Force & Navy.
Vision Statement: Norfolk State University will be recognized nationally for its outstanding academic programs, innovative research, scholarship, and global outreach, advancing the transformative power of education to change lives and communities.
Faculty and Staff
Core Values: Norfolk State University'’'s strength lies in its value system. These core values embody the principles, ideals, and beliefs of our students, faculty, staff, and Board of Visitors. They form the foundation for our actions, and reflect what’s important to us as members of the Norfolk State University community: