48 months
21550 USD/year
21550 USD/year
9622 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


Norfolk State University's Traditional Nursing Bachelor’s Degree (BSN) is a highly competitive pre-licensure program that prepares students as generalists in the practice of professional nursing


Upon graduation, you will be eligible to take the National Council Licensing Exam for Registered Nurses (NCLEX–RN).

What To Expect As A Nursing Student

You'll start by fulfilling your prerequisites during your first two years at Norfolk State University and begin the Traditional Nursing program in year three. Here's what to expect in the Nursing Program: 

  • A challenging curriculum that combines both classroom and clinical learning (link to courses)
  • Between 6 to 12 hours a day spent in clinical settings, including the simulation lab and affiliated healthcare facilities (link to info on partner facilities)
  • Program completion in 22 months, after admittance to the Traditional Nursing Program

Programme Structure

Courses include: 
  • Nursing Seminar
  • Problems in Nursing 
  • Nursing Theory
  • Nursing Informatics
  • Fundamentals of Nursing 
  • Essentials Nursing

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed undergraduate application 
  • Credit card: we accept MasterCard, VISA or Discover Card
  • Credit card payments can be made by calling 
  • Official or certified copies of records of all your academic work (in native language and in English) sent directly from school and examination results sent from examination council
  • Official TOEFL scores for non-native English speakers 
  • SAT I or ACT scores for non-transfer students under 21 years of age 
  • SEVIS Information Form 
  • Financial documents including bank statements and certified Affidavit of Support and/or scholarship award letter 
  • Transfer Eligibility Certificate (transfer students only)
  • $25 (USD) application fee

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    21550 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21550 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    21550 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21550 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    9622 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9622 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Norfolk

1100 - 1900 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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