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Public
Co-ed
19,176
Undergraduate
Students
(55.4%) 10,631 Women
(44.6%) 8,545 Men
4,499
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
89% of 13,761 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
February 1

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.30
SAT Math
528 average
480-580 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
549 average
500-600 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
21 average
18-24 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
In-state: $28,156
Out-of-state: $48,316
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $11,020
Out-of-state: $31,180
Room and Board
$12,836
Average Percent of Need Met
41%
Average Freshman Award
$11,508
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$31,142
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
868
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 10% of classes
10-19 students: 26% of classes
20-29 students: 22% of classes
30-39 students: 24% of classes
40-49 students: 8% of classes
50-99 students: 7% of classes
Over 100 students: 3% of classes
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Campus Life

Norfolk Population
245,782 
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Virginia Beach
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
25% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Big Blue
Sororities
4% of women participate
Fraternities
7% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
4.8% Asian
32.3% Black/African-American
9.1% Hispanic/Latino
6.9% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.2% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
44.2% White
2.3% Unknown
International Students
1.2% from 62 countries
First-Year Students Returning
80.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
29.4%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
31%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
9.0%
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