(NSU NEWSROOM—March 18, 2016)–The Norfolk State University Board of Visitors voted at its regular meeting on Friday to set tuition and fee rates for the  2016–17 academic year. The board approved a $156 increase in tuition and $216 increase in mandatory fees for resident undergraduate students. The tuition for graduate students increased $846 and mandatory fees increased $216.

The total tuition and fees for in-state undergraduate students will be $8,738. The total cost for in-state graduate students will be $10,568. In addition, the BOV approved a $520 room and board increase for the upcoming 2016-17 academic year. The new rates will take effect on July 1.

As one of the first institutions to set its tuition and fees, NSU still expects to remain one of the most affordable four-year institutions in the Commonwealth of Virginia.