Christopher Newport University

Newport News, Virginia
4-year Public university

Overview

Christopher Newport University is a public institution established in 1960 with suburban setting located at Newport news. It is ranked 11 in Regional Universities South in 2018 edition of Best Colleges.It practices semester-based academic calendar. Outside the classroom, CNU students can get involved by joining more than 100 clubs, pledging with numerous fraternities and sororities, or attending one of the many campus events, such as festivals and comedy shows.

#11 in Regional Universities South
Setting
Suburban
Location Newport News, Virginia
Type 4-year Public
Year Founded 1960
Selectivity Low
Size Small
4,954 Undergraduates

Learning

15:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Social Sciences
Most Popular Major

Majors Available

  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Engineering
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • History
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Philosophy And Religious Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration And Social Service Professions
  • Social Sciences
  • Visual And Performing Arts

Cost

$43,568
Cost of Attendance
For out-of-state students
$22,618
Average Student Contribution
Instate Tution Fee $14,754
Outstate Tuition Fee $27,220
Room and Board Fees $11,460
$43,600 Median Salary After 2 years of Graduation

Applying

62% (Low Selectivity) Acceptance Rate
Admission Difficulty: Difficult
$65 Application Fee
Application Fee Waiver Available
3.7 Average High School GPA

Application Requirements

SAT/ACT Optional
SAT/ACT Writing (essay) Recommended
SAT Subject Test Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement Required
SAT Score Range
Middle 50% (25% - 75%) scores range
ACT Score Range
Middle 50% (25% - 75%) scores range

How to Apply?

Accepts CommonApp

For International Students

71 Minimum TOEFL Score
TOEFL Requirement: Required
IELTS, iTEP, MELAB , ISE, GTEC Other English Language Tests Accepted
(in lieu of TOEFL)
TOEFL Waived if

native language is English, or whose schooling wascompleted in English

Deadlines for Fall Intake Applications
Dec
01
Early Action Deadline
Nov
15
Early Decision Deadline
Feb
01
Regular Decision Deadline
Transfer Applications
Mar
01
Transfer Applications Deadline
For Financial Aid
Mar
01
Financial Aid Priority Application Deadline
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Financial Aid Application Deadline

Scholarships and Financial Aid

$9,535 Average Financial Aid

Need-based Aid

$6,906 Average Need-based Aid
Cost of Attendance for out-of-state students: $43,568
93% Students with need received Financial Aid
65% Students had their need fully met
Deadline for need-based financial application Priority Deadline March 1
Forms to be submitted FAFSA

Merit Scholarships

Available
President's Leadership Program (PLP)
Total Worth $1,000 - $10,000 per year plus a study abroad scholarship
Eligibility All incoming freshmen
Minimum Criteria --
Requirement for maintenance --
Separate application needed No
Application deadline February 15
Honors Program
Total Worth $5,000 - $10,000 per year residential scholarship, plus a study abroad scholarship
Eligibility All incoming freshmen
Minimum Criteria --
Requirement for maintenance --
Separate application needed No
Application deadline February 15
Canon Virginia Leadership Scholarships
Total Worth $5,000 scholarship per year
Eligibility Qualified candidates offered admission to the President's Leadership Program who list electrical engineering, computer engineering or computer science as their intended field of study will be considered
Minimum Criteria --
Requirement for maintenance --
Separate application needed No
Application deadline N/A

Other Scholarships

Not Available

Students

4,954 Total Undergraduate Enrollment
School Size: Small
88% Freshmen return to Sophomore Year
75% Students graduate within 6 years