1,498
Students
Financial aid thermometer
21,151
Avg. Financial Aid
Minimal
Admission Difficulty
60
60%
Acceptance Rate
Small town
Setting
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Overview

Chowan University is a Comprehensive institution located in Murfreesboro, NC, in a small town setting.

Location & Contact

Address One University Place
Murfreesboro, NC  27855
United States
Contact Mr. Scott Parker
Director of Admissions Information
Email: parkes@chowan.edu
Phone: 252-398-6314
Fax: 252-398-1190

Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Communications Technologies/Technicians And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Computer Systems Networking And Telecommunications Checkmark
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Education Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

4,379
Applied
2,629
Accepted
1,498
Enrolled
60%
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Female Admissions

2,406
Females Applied
1,454
Females Accepted
60%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

1,973
Males Applied
1,175
Males Accepted
60%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

20
Application Fee
2.66
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Required for some programs Interview
Recommended A minimum high school GPA of 2
2 recommendations

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 377 390 480
SAT Math 436 390 475
ACT Composite 16 14 17

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

24,980
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Fees

9,400
Room & board
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

21,151
Avg. Financial Aid Package
21,497
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
25,359
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
3,295
Avg. Loan Aid
6,088
Avg. Grant Aid
16,993
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
66%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
8%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

1,498
Total undergrad students
3%
International Students
41%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.6%
Black or African American 69.56%
White or Caucasian 17.49%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.67%
Asian 0.33%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.27%
Two or more races 1.94%
Other 2.94%

Gender

Male (46.6%)
Female (53.4%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 89%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Relay For Life, Homecoming and Health Fair

Student Services

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Student Organizations

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Most popular organizations:
Honors Societies, Rotaract, Campus Ministry, Psychology Club and Science Club

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
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Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Division 2 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Bowling No No No
Cheerleading No Division 2 No
Cross-country Running No Division 2 Checkmark
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Golf No Division 2 Checkmark
Lacrosse No Division 2 Checkmark
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving No No No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Volleyball Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Bowling No Division 2 Checkmark
Cheerleading No Division 2 No
Cross-country Running No Division 2 Checkmark
Football Checkmark No No
Golf No Division 2 Checkmark
Lacrosse No Division 2 Checkmark
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Swimming And Diving No Division 2 Checkmark
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
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Volleyball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark

Faculty

132
Total Faculty
16:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 67
Part-time - 65
Male - 71
Female - 61