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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 7,430 prospective students applied, and 5,035 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 1,228 enrolled in the school.  4,869 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 88 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2018/2019, excluding room and board, is $9,032 plus fees of $5,722. CNU is ranked 362 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

Ratings

7/10
Overall
8/10
Academics
6/10
Resources
7/10
Outcomes

CNU is rated within the top 40% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 7 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

Getting In

Admission Standards
Difficult
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SAT 1110/1280
ACT 23/28
GPA 3.7
Applications Accepted
67.8% 
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Applications Due Mar 1, 2021
Applicant Competition Low

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Annual Cost to Attend

Virginia Resident Tuition
$9,032
In State Costs for Christopher Newport University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,268
Other Fees$5,722
Room and Board $11,460
Budget for Other Expenses$3,620
Total One Year Cost$31,102
Out of State Resident Tuition
$21,498
Out of State Costs for Christopher Newport University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,268
Other Fees$5,722
Room and Board $11,460
Budget for Other Expenses$3,620
Total One Year Cost$43,568

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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.