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Christopher Newport University

Newport News, VA
University Website: www.cnu.edu
Apply Online: www.cnu.edu/admissions/undergradadmit/freshmanapp/index.asp
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Christopher Newport University, or CNU, is a public liberal arts university located in Newport News, Virginia, United States. CNU is the youngest comprehensive university in the Commonwealth of Virginia. The institution is named after Christopher Newport, who was a buccaneer (or privateer) and captain of the Susan Constant, the largest of three ships which carried settlers for the Virginia Company in 1607 on the way to find the settlement at Jamestown in the Virginia Colony, which became the first permanent English settlement in North America.

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Fast Facts

  • Public, Four or more years
  • students
  • $14,776.00 avg tuition

1 University Place
Newport News, VA 23606
(757) 594-7000

Apply online Admissions:
admissions.cnu.edu
Financial Aid:
financialaid.cnu.edu

Areas of Study:

  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • History
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Natural Resources And Conservation
  • Philosophy And Religious Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Social Sciences
  • Visual And Performing Arts
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Christopher Newport University

Statistics:
Applied 7,351
Admitted 4,307 59%
Enrolled total 1,243
Full Time: 1,243
Part Time 0
Standards:
Test 25th % 75th %
SAT EBRW 520 630
SAT Math 520 610
SAT Written (2006-2015) Optional 0 0
ACT Composite 22 26
ACT English 0 0
ACT Math 0 0
ACT Writing 0 0
Retention / Graduation:
Retention rate 84%
4-year graduation rate 39%
6-year graduation rate 58%
Application Deadlines:
Regular Application Deadline
Early Admission Deadline
Early Decision Deadline
Financial Aid Deadline
Student Response Deadline
Transfer Student Application Deadline
Requirements:
Open Admissions Policy No
Secondary School GPA Required
Secondary School Rank Recommended
Secondary School Record Required
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission Test Scores Required
TOEFL Required
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Credit:
AP Credits Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Christopher Newport University

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $5,914.00 $5,914.00 $14,776.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $4,170.00 $4,170.00 $4,530.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $419.00 $419.00 $804.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $5,022.00 $5,022.00 $11,448.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $3,114.00 $3,114.00 $3,384.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $452.00 $452.00 $824.00
Expenses On-Campus Off-Campus
(without family)
Off-Campus
(with family)
Room and Board $9,528.00 $9,728.00 $4,272.00
Other Expenses $3,540.00 $3,341.00 $4,272.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $50.00
Graduate Application Fee $50.00
Books and Supplies $1,005.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 77%
Percent receiving grant aid 57%
Avg amount of grant aid $4,133.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 55%
Avg amount of student loan aid $6,437.00

Christopher Newport University

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
Biology/Biological Sciences, General X
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
Business Administration and Management, General X
COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Speech Communication and Rhetoric X
COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES
Computer Science X
Information Science/Studies X
EDUCATION
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other X
ENGINEERING
Computer Engineering, General X
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS
English Language and Literature, General X
FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General X
HISTORY
History, General X
MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS
Mathematics, General X
MULTI/INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other X
NATURAL RESOURCES AND CONSERVATION
Environmental Studies X
PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES
Philosophy X
PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Chemistry, General X
Physics, Other X
PSYCHOLOGY
Psychology, General X
SOCIAL SCIENCES
Political Science and Government, General X
Sociology X
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
Music Performance, General X
Visual and Performing Arts, General X

Scholarships for Students in Virginia

Name Amount Deadline
Mary Macon McGuire Scholarship $2,500 March 15, 2017
Marian A. Smith Scholarship Award $2,000 January 21, 2017
SETC Secondary School Scholarship $1,000 January 15, 2017
Polly Holliday Award $1,000 January 28, 2017
L. Phil and Alice J. Wicker Scholarship $500 January 31, 2017
Marion Maccarrell Scott Scholarship Varies January 31, 2017
First Time College Student Scholarship Varies March 08, 2017
Community College Graduate Scholarship Varies March 08, 2017

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