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Christopher Newport University

Newport News, Virginia

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Overview

Student Population
4,957
Christopher Newport University overview
Location Newport News, Virginia
Online cnu.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Setting Midsize City
Christopher Newport University overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Located in Newport News, Virginia, Christopher Newport University is a mid-size four year public college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 7,204 prospective students applied, and 5,179 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 1,238 enrolled in the school.  4,869 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 88 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2019/2020, excluding room and board, is $9,100 plus fees of $5,824. CNU is ranked 396 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

Ratings

6/10
Overall
7/10
Academics
6/10
Resources
7/10
Outcomes
2/10
Value

CNU is rated within the top 42% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 6 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

Rankings

Rankings for Christopher Newport University within the 2021 CollegeSimply Best Colleges Lists.

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Getting In

Admission Standards
Challenging
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SAT 1110/1280
ACT 22/27
GPA 3.7
Applications Accepted
71.9% 
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Applications Due Mar 1, 2021
Applicant Competition Low

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Annual Cost to Attend

Virginia Resident Tuition
$9,100
In State Costs for Christopher Newport University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,304
Other Fees$5,824
Room and Board $11,760
Budget for Other Expenses$3,750
Total One Year Cost$31,738
Out of State Resident Tuition
$21,566
Out of State Costs for Christopher Newport University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,304
Other Fees$5,824
Room and Board $11,760
Budget for Other Expenses$3,750
Total One Year Cost$44,204

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Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$47,100 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
63% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Christopher Newport University students
Subject Percent of Class
Social Sciences 15%
Communication 13%
Biology 12%
Business 11%
Psychology 11%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=231712 IPEDS survey data for Christopher Newport University.

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