Tuition & Fees

$23,930

$23,930

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
0
600-699
1%
500-599
6%
400-499
37%
300-399
50%
200-299
6%
700-800
0
600-699
2%
500-599
6%
400-499
40%
300-399
48%
200-299
4%
700-800
0
600-699
0
500-599
4%
400-499
28%
300-399
60%
200-299
8%
30-36
0
24-29
2%
18-23
16%
12-17
53%
6-11
29%
Below 6
0
30-36
0
24-29
4%
18-23
22%
12-17
73%
6-11
1%
Below 6
0
30-36
0
24-29
3%
18-23
20%
12-17
74%
6-11
3%
Below 6
0
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undergraduateRatios

46%

54%

male

female

1
16

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

61%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,982
Declined + 1,847
Total Received 4,829
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Private (nonprofit)

1,522

undergraduate students

10

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Biology
  2. Business Administration
  3. Psychology
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Codes

SAT 5107
ACT 3084

Social Networks

School Facts

Chowan, founded in 1848, is a private, church-affiliated, liberal arts college. Its 300-acre campus is located in Murfreesboro, 60 miles from Norfolk.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 1,532
Established in 1848
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Baptist
Accredited by •  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)
•  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

Murfreesboro, NC

400-acre campus in Murfreesboro (population: 2,868), 60 miles from Norfolk. Major airport serves Norfolk; bus serves Ahoskie (15 miles); train serves Roanoke Rapids (30 miles).

Chowan University
1 University Place
Murfreesboro, NC 27855

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
85%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
97%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus

Greek Life

 
8 fraternities 15% of male students
 
4 sororities 15% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
3%
Top 1/4
11%
Top 1/2
34%
Bottom 1/2
66%
Bottom 1/4
25%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
0
600-699
1%
500-599
6%
400-499
37%
300-399
50%
200-299
6%
700-800
0
600-699
2%
500-599
6%
400-499
40%
300-399
48%
200-299
4%
700-800
0
600-699
0
500-599
4%
400-499
28%
300-399
60%
200-299
8%
30-36
0
24-29
2%
18-23
16%
12-17
53%
6-11
29%
Below 6
0
30-36
0
24-29
4%
18-23
22%
12-17
73%
6-11
1%
Below 6
0
30-36
0
24-29
3%
18-23
20%
12-17
74%
6-11
3%
Below 6
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee $20
Common application accepted no
Application deadline August 1 (priority deadline)
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

61%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,982
Declined + 1,847
Total Received 4,829

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Character/ personal qualities
Extracurricular activities
Particular talent/ability

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Class rank
Geographical residence
Interview
Recommendations
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Essay
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Kim Sherman Bailey
Dean of Admissions
P: 888 4-CHOWAN
F: 252 398-1190
enroll@chowan.edu

Cost

Tuition $23,930
Room & board $8,630
Books & supplies $1,000
Total $33,560
Average Financial Aid - $20,776
Total with Avg. Aid $12,784

Financial Aid

73%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$20,776

Average financial aid

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Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
bowling
cheerleading
cross-country
football
golf
lacrosse
soccer
softball
tennis
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NCAA (Division II), NCCAA, CIAA
Mascot
Hawks
School colors
blue and white
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
American Studies
Biology
Biology Education
Business Administration
Criminal Justice
Elementary Education
English
English Education
Exercise Science
Fine Arts Studies
Graphic Communications
Graphic Design
Health/Physical Education
History
History Education
Interdisciplinary Studies
Mathematics
Music
Music Business/Technology
Music Education
Music/Church Music
Music/Performance
Printing Production/Imaging Technology
Psychology
Religion
Social Sciences
Sport Management
Studio Art
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Undergraduate

99%

1,522
students

Female
54%
827

Male
46%
695

Graduate

1%

10
students

Female
80%
8

Male
20%
2

undergraduateFull-time

95%

1,453
students

Female
54%
773

Male
46%
680

undergraduatePart-time

5%

69
students

Female
79%
54

Male
21%
15

Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
71%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Hispanic/Latino
17%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
5%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

46%

Transfer applicants accepted

72%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: August 16

Spring: December 15

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

31

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

60%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Other
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Special transportation
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens
Countries most often represented Brazil
Canada
France
Great Britain
Palestine
Russia
Special services offered for international applicants Special counselors/advisors

International Student Contact

Scott Parker
Director of Admissions Information
252 398-6314
parkes@chowan.edu

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