Chowan University

Murfreesboro, NC

Chowan University

Murfreesboro, NC

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Tuition & Fees

$24,980

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
2%
500-599
18%
400-499
54%
300-399
25%
200-299
1%
600-699
1%
500-599
17%
400-499
54%
300-399
28%
200-299
1%
24-29
4%
18-23
20%
12-17
74%
6-11
2%
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undergraduateRatios

47%

male

53%

female

1

teacher

16

students

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Moderately Selective

60%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,629
Declined 1,750
Total Received 4,379
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Private

1,498

undergraduate students

5

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 1,503
Established in 1848
Coeducational Coeducational

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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).

  • Metropolitan area: Norfolk
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Norfolk International

Chowan University
1 University Place
Murfreesboro
27855

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
89%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through sophomore year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing

Top Organizations

  • Honors Societies
  • Rotaract
  • Campus Ministry
  • Psychology Club
  • Science Club

Top Events

  • Relay For Life
  • Homecoming
  • Health Fair
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • Local fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus
  • Local sororities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
5%
Top 1/4
25%
Top 1/2
62%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
2%
500-599
18%
400-499
54%
300-399
25%
200-299
1%
600-699
1%
500-599
17%
400-499
54%
300-399
28%
200-299
1%
24-29
4%
18-23
20%
12-17
74%
6-11
2%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $20
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 2.66

Moderately Selective

60%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,629
Declined 1,750
Total Received 4,379

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
standardized test scores

Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
application essay
interview
class rank
recommendation(s)
rigor of secondary school record
talent/ability

Not Considered

first generation
geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency
volunteer work
work experience

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 22
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language no

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

Tuition $24,980
Room & board $9,400
Books & supplies $1,000
Total $35,380

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Not Reported

Non-need-based

Not Reported

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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Bowling
Cheerleading
Cross-country running
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Volleyball

Intramural Sports Men

Racquetball, Table tennis

Intramural Sports Women

Racquetball, Table tennis

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division 2
NCCAA

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
American/United States Studies/Civilization
Art Therapy/Therapist
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Comparative Literature
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Economics, General
Education, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
Environmental Biology
Fine/Studio Arts, General
Graphic Communications, General
Graphic Design
Graphic and Printing Equipment Operator, General Production
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
History, General
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
Information Science/Studies
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mathematics, General
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Music Management
Music Teacher Education
Music, General
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Physical Sciences
Prepress/Desktop Publishing and Digital Imaging Design
Psychology, General
Religion/Religious Studies
Small Business Administration/Management
Social Science Teacher Education
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
Visual and Performing Arts, General
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Programs Offered

  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Freshman honors college
  • Honors college
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees

1,503

total students

59%

in-state

41%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

1,498
students

Female
53%
800

Male
47%
698

0%

5
students

Female
40%
2

Male
60%
3

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

96%

1,440
students

Female
53%
758

Male
47%
682

4%

58
students

Female
73%
42

Male
27%
16

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 48%
Student 4 year graduation rate 12%
Student 5 year graduation rate 9%
Student 6 year graduation rate 2%

Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
69%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Hispanic/Latino
17%
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

63

Transfer students enrolled

4%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

'Minimally difficult

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Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Personal/Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Computer training or assistance
  • Health clinic
  • Library reserved study rooms

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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