Overview

Student Population
4,957
National Rank
#313
Christopher Newport University overview
 Location Newport News, Virginia
 Online cnu.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Christopher Newport University overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate

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 313 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.


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Getting In

Admission Standards
Difficult 
Christopher Newport University overview
SAT 1110/1280
ACT 23/28
GPA 3.7
Applications Accepted
67.8% 
Christopher Newport University overview
Applications Due Feb 1, 2020
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 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

Outcomes

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

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%

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