Christopher Newport University

Christopher Newport University

Newport News, VA
location
Public
type
Suburban
setting
57%
43%
student ratio
5,096
total students
$6,928 | $16,860
in-state | out-of-state tuition
February 1
fall application deadline
55%
acceptance rate
Very Difficult
admission difficulty
Average test scores for all first-year students that were accepted and enrolled.
573
sat math
579
sat reading
Not
Reported
sat writing
25
act composite

Majors & Degrees

Degrees Offered
Bachelor's
Associate's
  • Area and ethnic studies
    • American Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Biological/life sciences
    • Biochemistry
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Biological and Biomedical Sciences Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Biology/Biological Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Cell and Molecular Biology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Environmental Biology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Neuroscience
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Business/marketing
    • Accounting
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Business Administration and Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Finance
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Marketing/Marketing Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Communication/Journalism
    • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Computer and information sciences
    • Computer Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Information Science/Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Information Technology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Engineering
    • Computer Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • English
    • English
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Foreign languages and literature
    • Classics and Classical Languages
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • French
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • German
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Spanish
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • History
    • History
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Interdisciplinary studies
    • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Mathematics and statistics
    • Applied Mathematics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Computational Mathematics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Mathematics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Natural resources/environmental science
    • Environmental Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Philosophy and religious studies
    • Philosophy
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Physical sciences
    • Chemistry
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Physics Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Psychology
    • Psychology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Public administration and social services
    • Social Work
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Social sciences
    • Economics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Political Science and Government
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Sociology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Visual and performing arts
    • Dramatic/Theater Arts
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Fine/Studio Arts
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Music Performance
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.

Admissions

55% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied7,366
    • Accepted4,116
    • Acceptance Rate55%
    • Enrolled5,096
    • Female Applicants4,228
    • Females Accepted2,501
    • Female Acceptance Rate59%
    • Male Applicants3,138
    • Males Accepted1,615
    • Male Acceptance Rate51%
  • Applying
    • Application Fee$50
    • Required for All Essay or personal statement
      Transcript of high school record
    • Required for Some Interview
    • Average high school GPA for first-year freshman3.76
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
    • Fall freshmen February 1st March 15th --
    • Out-of-state Fall freshmen Not Reported
    • Early decision plan November 15th December 15th --
    • Other early decision plan Not Reported
    • Transfer March 1st April 15th --
  • Test Scores Accepted
    • Test Average School Accepted 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile*
    • SAT Critical Reading 579 530 630
    • SAT Math 573 530 620
    • SAT Writing
    • ACT Composite 25 23 27
    • * 25th and 75th percentile is the score that 25/75 percent of students score at or below.

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition
    • In-state tuition *$6,928
    • Out-of-state tuition *$16,860
    • In-district tuitionNot Reported
    • * Tuition costs are based on a full academic year typically extending from September to June.
  • Fees
    • Full-time student fees$4,718
    • Room and board *$10,314
    • Room only *$6,564
    • * Room and board charges vary according to board plan selected (i.e., 12-meal plan, 19-meal plan, etc.) and student level (freshman, sophomore, etc.)
  • Other Payment Considerations
    • Guaranteed tuition plan offeredNo
    • Tuition pre-payment planNo
    • Tuition payment plans offeredInstallments
    • Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuitionEmployees or children of employees, Senior Citizens

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Undergraduate Students5,096
    • Male Student Percentage43%
    • Female Student Percentage57%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic/Latino4.94%
    • Black or African American8.06%
    • White or Caucasian75.31%
    • American Indian or Alaska Native.28%
    • Asian2.46%
    • Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander.1%
    • Two or more races4.88%
    • Unknown3.76%
  • Other Student Statistics
    • International Breakout.22% representing 31 other countries
    • Out-of-state Students7% out-of-state student

Campus Life

  • Housing
    • College-owned housing available Yes
    • Housing Requirements None
    • Housing options Coed housing
    • Percentage of undergraduate students who live in college-owned housing 74%
  • Student Activities
    • Student-run campus newspaper Yes
    • Drama / theater group Yes
    • Student-run radio station Yes
    • Student-run television station Yes
    • Marching band Yes
    • Choral groups Yes
  • Student Services
    • Legal services No
    • Health clinic Yes
    • Personal / psychological counseling Yes
    • Women's center No
  • Student Organizations
    • Greek fraternities Yes
    • Greek sororities Yes
    • Local fraternities No
    • Local sororities No
    • Other organizations No
    • Most popular organizations Intervarsity, Alpha Delta Pi, Delta Gamma, Gamma Phi Beta, Phi Mu
  • Campus Security and Safety
    • 24-hour emergency telephone / alarm services Yes
    • 24-hour patrols by trained officers Yes
    • Students patrols Not Reported
    • Late-night transport / escort services Yes
    • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Yes
    • Other campus-based University Police; Emergency Notification System; Crime Prevention Programs

Athletics

Member of the: NCAA Division III
  • Men's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Badminton Yes No No
    • Baseball No Division 3 No
    • Basketball Yes Division 3 No
    • Cheerleading No Yes No
    • Crew Yes No No
    • Cross-country running No Division 3 No
    • Equestrian sports Yes No No
    • Field hockey Yes No No
    • Football Yes Division 3 No
    • Golf No Division 3 No
    • Gymnastics Yes No No
    • Ice hockey Yes No No
    • Lacrosse Yes Division 3 No
    • Rock climbing Yes No No
    • Rugby Yes No No
    • Sailing Yes Yes No
    • Soccer Yes Division 3 No
    • Softball Yes No No
    • Swimming Yes No No
    • Table Tennis Yes No No
    • Tennis Yes Division 3 No
    • Track No Division 3 No
    • Ultimate Frisbee Yes No No
    • Volleyball Yes No No
    • Wrestling Yes No No
  • Women's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Badminton Yes No No
    • Baseball No No No
    • Basketball Yes Division 3 No
    • Cheerleading No Yes No
    • Crew Yes No No
    • Cross-country running No Division 3 No
    • Equestrian sports Yes No No
    • Field hockey Yes Division 3 No
    • Football Yes No No
    • Golf No No No
    • Gymnastics Yes No No
    • Ice hockey No No No
    • Lacrosse Yes Division 3 No
    • Rock climbing Yes No No
    • Rugby No No No
    • Sailing Yes Yes No
    • Soccer Yes Division 3 No
    • Softball Yes Division 3 No
    • Swimming Yes No No
    • Table Tennis Yes No No
    • Tennis Yes Division 3 No
    • Track No Division 3 No
    • Ultimate Frisbee Yes No No
    • Volleyball Yes Division 3 No
    • Wrestling No No No

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty448
    • Full-time Percentage61%
    • Part-time Percentage39%
    • Female Percentage46%
    • Male Percentage54%
    • Student:Faculty Ratio15:1 or 5,128 students to 332 faculty

Location & Contact

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

Mr.Rob Lange

Dean of Admission

Phone: 757-594-7015
Fax: 757-594-7333
Email: admit@cnu.edu


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