Tuition & Fees

$25,480

$25,480

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
3%
500-599
25%
400-499
59%
300-399
13%
600-699
2%
500-599
21%
400-499
51%
300-399
25%
200-299
1%
700-800
0
600-699
0
500-599
4%
400-499
28%
300-399
60%
200-299
8%
30-36
1%
24-29
3%
18-23
15%
12-17
52%
6-11
29%
24-29
4%
18-23
20%
12-17
74%
6-11
2%
24-29
6%
18-23
20%
12-17
73%
6-11
1%
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undergraduateRatios

49%

male

51%

female

1

teacher

16

students

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Selective

54%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,973
Declined + 1,634
Total Received 3,607
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Private (nonprofit)

1,394

undergraduate students

4

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Criminal Justice
  2. Psychology
  3. Business Administration
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Codes

SAT 5107
ACT 3084

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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.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 1,398
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)

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Murfreesboro, NC

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).

Chowan University
1 University Place
Murfreesboro, NC 27855

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

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

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
3%
500-599
25%
400-499
59%
300-399
13%
600-699
2%
500-599
21%
400-499
51%
300-399
25%
200-299
1%
700-800
0
600-699
0
500-599
4%
400-499
28%
300-399
60%
200-299
8%
30-36
1%
24-29
3%
18-23
15%
12-17
52%
6-11
29%
24-29
4%
18-23
20%
12-17
74%
6-11
2%
24-29
6%
18-23
20%
12-17
73%
6-11
1%

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

Selective

54%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,973
Declined + 1,634
Total Received 3,607

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

Scott Parker
Director of Admissions
P: 888 4-CHOWAN
F: 252 398-1190
enroll@chowan.edu

Financial Aid

73%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$22,553

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $25,480
Room & board $4,750
Books & supplies $1,000
Total $31,230
Average Financial Aid - $22,553
Total with Avg. Aid $8,677

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 Aid Deadline

FAFSA
August 1

Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

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

Financial Aid Officer

Ruth Casper
Director of Financial Aid
wommar@chowan.edu

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Varsity Sports

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

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Basketball, Dodgeball, Flag Football, Football, Indoor Soccer, Indoor Volleyball, In-Line Hockey, Roller Hockey, Ultimate Frisbee

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Athletic Directors

Patrick Mashuda (men's)
Athletic Director
email

Meredith Long (women's)
Deputy Athletics Director For Athletic Communications & Operations
email

Athletic Facts

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

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Biology
Business
Comprehensive Science Education
Criminal Justice
Education
Elementary Education
English
English Education
Exercise Science
Fine Arts Studies
Graphic Communication
Graphic Design
Health/Physical Education
History
Humanities Studies
Interdisciplinary Studies
Mathematics
Mathematics Education
Music
Music Education
Music Industry
Psychology
Recreation/Wellness/Sport
Religion
Social Sciences
Social Studies Education
Sport Management
Studio Art
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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

1,398

total students

55%

in-state

45%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

1,394
students

Female
51%
716

Male
49%
678

0%

4
students

Female
50%
2

Male
50%
2

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

97%

1,356
students

Female
51%
688

Male
49%
668

3%

38
students

Female
74%
28

Male
26%
10

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Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
46%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Hispanic/Latino
13%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

63%

Transfer applicants accepted

65%

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

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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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

International Student Contact

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

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