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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
  • $6,520 annual cost to attend


Student Responses to Review Topic: Tips for Prospective Students
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  • Mariela from Dumfries, VA
  • Oct-05-2015 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
  • Oct-17-2014 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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  • Regina from Woodbridge, VA
  • Jun-30-2014 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    When you visit CNU, make sure to have an interview. Stay relaxed and don't be intimidated. Be yourself.

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  • Angel from Danville, VA
  • Feb-24-2014 I am a current student here

    Dear prospective students, take you academics seriously because you are paying to be here, but also remember you are a college student. Take time to enjoy your four years, and balance out school and social lives.

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