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Admissions Requirements

Admissions Tests Required: Required
Completion of College Preparatory Program: Required
Recommendations: Recommended
Secondary School GPA: Required
Secondary School Rank: Recommended
Secondary School Record: Required
TOEFL: Required
Common Application Accepted: Yes

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AP Acceptance: Yes
Credit for Life Experience: No

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Contact Info

1 Avenue of the Arts Newport News, VA 23606-3072
Phone: (757) 594-7000
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Christopher Newport University
  • Located in Newport News, VA
  • Public
  • 4,916 students enrolled
  • 59% admitted
  • $7,836 annual cost to attend


Student Responses to Review Topic: Tips for Prospective Students
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  • John from Charlottesville
  • I am a current student here

    Join the PLP to get better housing and first pick on class registration. You'll find the leadership classes tough but the students you'll get to know are great. Tell your parents that the school doesn't use the "Expected Family Contribution" number generated by FAFSA so they don't get surprised by the higher bill. Go to class and you will do fine. There is loads of activities to get involved with so make the most of it.

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  • Sarah Badertscher
  • I am a current student here

    Make friends, the more friends you make the richer your college experience will be! Get involved, and you’ll make friends and important connections that further your education and resume. Finally, work and study hard, the harder you work the easier your experience and life will be longer down the line!

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  • Monica from Newport News, VA
  • I am a current student here

    Choose the school that feels right and where you can see yourself. I could see myself coming here and it was the best decision I could have made.

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  • Mariela from Dumfries, VA
  • I am a current student here

    Number one tip is be involved. College will only be worth as much as you put into it. Join clubs, sports or Greek life. Don't sit in your dorm all day on your computer. If you're worried about making friends then just get involved; that's how I met my two best friends. Number two is to go to class. This isn't like high school where you can just get homework from the teacher or catch up the next class. You have to be there to take notes and listen to what the professor is saying. Just because it's not stated in the notes, doesn't mean it won't be on the test. Plus most of the classes are only 50 minutes so it's easier to pay attention and there's less classes a day. I only have 3/4 classes Monday, Wednesday, Friday and one class on Tuesday and Thursday. Number three is don't feel like you have to party. CNU is a dry campus anyways so there's no point in risking getting caught with some alcohol and getting kicked out of school. Be yourself and you'll end up meeting more people like you.

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  • Perry from Louisa, VA
  • I am a current student here

    Make sure you prioritize your workload. Know that you have to put your studies first because that's the sole reason you made it this far. Besides, being independent and responsible leaves you with a feeling of gratification. After you've put first things first, then have a little fun, but don't get crazy. Be responsible!!! You'd hate to have to end up back at home wondering what life would have been like if you had just buckled down and did what you were supposed to do.

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