Christopher Newport University

Newport News, VA, USA
4.02 Average Rating

Christopher Newport University is a 4-year public liberal arts university in the Norfolk area. CNU is home to departments of Business, Natural Sciences, Arts & Humanities, and Social Sciences with all degree-granting programs focused on a liberal learning core. To provide a break from academia, CNU schedules outdoor adventure trips each semester featuring activities such as skiing and ziplining. For athletically inclined students, CNU fields 18 teams including men’s and women’s sailing squads.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting Small city
In-State Students
92%
Out-Of-State Students
8%
0
100
68%
Acceptance Rate

Key Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Early Decision Acceptance is binding so student must attend college if accepted. November 15, 2019
Early Action Acceptance is not binding, but student will receive admissions decision earlier. December 1, 2019
Fall Regular Decision February 1, 2020
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Master's
Total Number of Students
4,957
Total Number of Undergrads
4,857
Academic Calendar

Semester

Non Traditional Learning
  • Summer Sessions
  • Combined Institution Double Degree Programs
  • Some Programs Requires Co-Op/Internship
Learning Options
  • ROTC Army
  • Study Abroad
  • Honors Program
  • Teacher Certification Offered
0
100
63%
Graduate in 4 Years US National: 28%
0
100
72%
Graduate in 6 Years US National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
14:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$23,331
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$15,284
Out-of-State Tuition
$28,150
0
100
68%
Need Met
Students Receiving Financial Aid
56%
Average Aid Per Year
$6,078
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
44%
56%
Student Organizations
221
Size of Town
Small city
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Norfolk
Washington
Richmond
Charlottesville
New York
Employed
6 mos. after graduation
60%
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$43,600
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What Students Are Saying

4.02 Average Rating
christopher newport has a beautiful campus that continues to grow every day. the professors are great, and actually try to learn every student's name. great at helping you along the path of acheiving your goals.
Joseph from Mechanicsville, VA
this is a growing campus with new buildings and a great atmosphere. there is a great involvement of the students and faculty on campus and in the community. all around strong campus with great academics, athletics and service to the community.
Kohly from Woodstock, VA

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