Chowan University

Murfreesboro, NC

Chowan University

Murfreesboro, NC

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Tuition & Fees

$25,880

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
500
25th
400
75th
500
25th
390
75th
18
25th
12
75th
18
25th
15
75th
17
25th
14
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undergraduateRatios

54%

male

46%

female

16

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

67%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,717
Declined 832
Total Received 2,549
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Private

1,328

undergraduate students

4

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

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

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 1,328
Established in 1848
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Baptist

Social Networks

400-acre campus in Murfreesboro (population: 2,963), 60 miles from Norfolk. Major airport serves Norfolk; bus serves Ahoskie (15 miles); train serves Roanoke Rapids (30 miles).

  • Campus Setting: Small town

Chowan University
1 University Place
Murfreesboro, NC
27855

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
85%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
97%
of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age

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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
2%
Top 1/4
7%
Top 1/2
31%
Bottom 1/2
69%
Bottom 1/4
30%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
500
25th
400
75th
500
25th
390
75th
18
25th
12
75th
18
25th
15
75th
17
25th
14

Admissions Facts

Application fee $20
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Recommended
Common application accepted Yes
Application deadline (priority deadline) August 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required SAT Subject Tests Not used

Moderately Selective

67%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,717
Declined 832
Total Received 2,549

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
Secondary School Record

Recommended

Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)

Neither required nor recommended

Secondary School Rank
Formal demonstration of competencies
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

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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

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 transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

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Financial Aid

99%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$20,662

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $25,880
Room & board $9,600
Books & supplies $1,000
Total $36,480
Average Financial Aid - $20,662
Total with Avg. Aid $15,818

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $5,312,993
State $3,120,010
Institutional $5,895,831
Other external $509,025
Total $14,837,859

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $7,911,436
Other external
Total $7,911,436

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 252 398-6535
F: 252 398-6513
finaid@chowan.edu

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Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball yes
Basketball yes yes
Bowling yes
Football yes
Golf yes yes
Lacrosse yes yes
Soccer yes yes
Softball yes
Swimming yes yes
Tennis yes yes
Track and field x country yes yes
Volleyball yes

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, dodgeball, flag football, football, indoor soccer, indoor volleyball, in-line hockey, roller hockey, ultimate Frisbee

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NCAA (Division II), NCCAA, CIAA

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes
Business Administration and Management, General. yes
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies. yes
Elementary Education and Teaching. yes yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes
English/Language Arts Teacher Education. yes
Exercise Science and Kinesiology. yes
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other. yes
Fine/Studio Arts, General. yes
General Studies. yes
Graphic Communications, General. yes
Graphic Design. yes
Graphic and Printing Equipment Operator, General Production. yes
History, General. yes
Humanities/Humanistic Studies. yes
Mathematics Teacher Education. yes
Mathematics, General. yes
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other. yes
Music Teacher Education. yes
Music, General. yes
Parks, Recreation, and Leisure Facilities Management, General. yes
Parks, Recreation, and Leisure Studies. yes
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching. yes
Psychology, General. yes
Religion/Religious Studies. yes
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education. yes
Social Sciences, General. yes
Social Studies Teacher Education. yes
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management. yes

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Criminal Justice
  2. Psychology
  3. Business Administration

Programs Offered

  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Self-designed majors

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-veterinary science

1,328

total students

47%

in-state

53%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

1,328
students

Female
46%
611

Male
54%
717

0%

4
students

Female
50%
2

Male
50%
2

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

99%

1,309
students

Female
46%
601

Male
54%
708

1%

19
students

Female
53%
10

Male
47%
9

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Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
65%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Hispanic/Latino
17%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
8%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

12%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: August 16

Spring: December 15

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

31

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 20
Countries most often represented Canada
France
Great Britain
Palestine
Russia
The Bahamas
Special services offered for international applicants Special counselors/advisors

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