Norfolk State University BSN


Basic Information: Norfolk State University is located in Norfolk, Virginia.  This program is set up for the entry-level freshman wishing to gain their BSN or transfer students who have completed their general education requirements.

Must Dos: Students must apply to Norfolk State University and to the College of Nursing.

Program Length: Once admitted to the nursing program, students should complete their BSN in 22 months.

Nursing Prerequisites: Courses include Statistics, Pathophysiology, Microbiology with Lab, Anatomy & Physiology I/II with Lab, Nutrition, Human Growth & Development Psychology, College Algebra, Speech, Communication Skills I/II, Introduction to University Life, Writing Competency Exam, Cultural Perspective, (three credits for Social Sciences and three credits for Humanities), Natural Science, Social Science, Humanities, and Digital, Computer & Telecommunications.  All courses must be completed with a grade of a C or better.

Prior Classwork Information: Students must have a cumulative GPA of at least a 2.8 or better.

Application Information: Applications are due by February 1st for August admission.  The application information for Norfolk State University can be found here.  The application information for the College of Nursing can be found here

Admission Tests: Students must complete the National League of Nursing (NLN) RN Preadmission Exam.

Tuition: Tuition information can be found here

Financial Aid/Scholarships: Financial aid information can be found here.  Scholarship information can be found here