Christopher Newport University

Newport News, VA

Christopher Newport University

Newport News, VA

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Tuition & Fees

$14,924

$27,390

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

Not Reported

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undergraduateRatios

44%

male

56%

female

14

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

76%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,587
Declined 1,724
Total Received 7,311
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Public

4,969

undergraduate students

89

graduate students

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School Facts

Christopher Newport University, founded in 1960, is a public, liberal arts university. Programs are offered through the College of Arts and Humanities, the College of Natural and Behavioral Sciences, the College of Social Sciences, and the Luter School of Business. Its 260-acre campus is located in Newport News, VA.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 5,058
Established in 1960
Coeducational Coeducational

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260-acre campus in Newport News (population: 178,626), 20 minutes from Williamsburg, 45 minutes from Virginia Beach, and three hours from Washington, DC. Served by air and train; bus serves Fort Eustis (10 miles). Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Small-medium city

Christopher Newport University
1 Avenue of the Arts
Newport News, VA
23606-3072

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
79%
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
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
16%
Top 1/4
48%
Top 1/2
87%
Bottom 1/2
13%
Bottom 1/4
2%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Application fee $65
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Required of some
Common application accepted Yes
Application deadline (final deadline) February 1
School has early decision program Yes
Early decision program application deadline November 15
School has early action program Yes
Early action program application deadline December 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required of some SAT Subject Tests Not used

Moderately Selective

76%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,587
Declined 1,724
Total Received 7,311

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
Secondary School Record
Completion of college-preparatory program

Recommended

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Secondary School Rank
Recommendations

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

96%

Additional services

  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Other
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Special housing
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

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Financial Aid

55%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$7,383

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $9,100
Room $7,238
Board $4,522
Additional fees $5,824
Books & supplies $1,304
Total $27,988
Average Financial Aid - $7,383
Total with Avg. Aid $20,605

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $2,910,757
State $5,539,747
Institutional $2,658,019
Other external $250
Total $11,108,773

Non-need-based

Federal $520,200
State $201,450
Institutional $4,788,459
Other external $1,087,474
Total $6,597,583

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 800 333-4268
F: 757 594-7113
finaid@cnu.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball yes
Basketball yes yes
Field hockey yes
Football yes
Golf yes yes
Lacrosse yes yes
Soccer yes yes
Softball yes
Tennis yes yes
Track and field indoor yes yes
Track and field outdoor yes yes
Track and field x country yes yes
Volleyball yes

Club Sports - Men's

basketball, equestrian sports, fishing, FitClub, gymnastics, hiking, ice hockey, lacrosse, rowing, rugby, running, soccer, swimming, table tennis, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball (indoor/sand)

Club Sports - Women's

cheerleading, Cross Fitness, equestrian sports, field hockey, fishing, FitClub, gymnastics, hiking, lacrosse, rowing, running, soccer, softball, swimming, table tennis, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball (indoor/sand)

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, boxing, cycling, dodgeball, fencing, flag football, football, hiking, sailing, scuba diving, soccer (indoor/outdoor), softball, Special Olympics gymnastics, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball (indoor/sand)

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Capital Athletic Conference, Mid-Atlantic Intercollegiate Sailing Association, New Jersey Athletic Conference (football)

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes
Business Administration and Management, General. yes
Chemistry, General. yes
Computer Engineering, General. yes
Computer Science. yes
Economics, General. yes
Electrical and Electronics Engineering. yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes
Environmental Studies. yes
Finance, General. yes
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General. yes
History, General. yes
Information Science/Studies. yes
Mathematics, General. yes
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other. yes
Music Performance, General. yes
Neuroscience. yes
Philosophy. yes
Physics, Other. yes
Political Science and Government, General. yes
Psychology, General. yes
Social Work. yes
Sociology, General. yes
Speech Communication and Rhetoric. yes
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other. yes
Visual and Performing Arts, General. yes

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Psychology
  2. Cell/molecular/physical Biology
  3. Communication Studies

Programs Offered

  • Double majors
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Self-designed majors

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-theology
  • Pre-veterinary science

5,058

total students

94%

in-state

6%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

98%

4,969
students

Female
56%
2,762

Male
44%
2,207

2%

89
students

Female
58%
52

Male
42%
37

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

98%

4,856
students

Female
55%
2,693

Male
45%
2,163

2%

113
students

Female
61%
69

Male
39%
44

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Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
6%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Hispanic/Latino
76%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
5%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

3%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 3.00
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Required of All
Interview Recommended of All
Standardized test scores Recommended of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: July 15

Spring: December 15

Transfer Credits

Maximum transferred

92

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

45

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 14
Countries most often represented China
Finland
Special services offered for international applicants Special orientation

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