Christopher Newport University is a test optional school meaning you are not required to submit SAT scores with your application. The position on SAT scores from the school is "considered but not required". If you do elect to submit your SAT scores, the following information is helpful to understand how you compare with other applicants.
The average composite SAT score for admitted Christopher Newport University freshman is 1215 out of 1600. For perspective, a 1215 is in the 78th percentile of all SAT test takers.
The middle fifty percent of incoming students have SAT composite scores ranging from 1110 to 1320. The 75th percentile score is 1320 while the 25th percentile score is 1110.
The lowest SAT score accepted is not reported by CNU but we estimate it to be around a 1000 total composite SAT score.
The average score for CNU students on the math portion of the SAT is 595 out of 800. The 25th percentile of students score a 540 and the 75th percentile score 650.
The 25th and 75th percentile range for SAT reading scores range from 570 to 670 and the average score for Christopher Newport University students is 620.
Below are estimated chances of being accepted at Christopher Newport University based on SAT score ranges and the overall admission rate of 88.5%. These chances assume you have an average GPA for the school, around 3.79.
An SAT score of 1320 or higher is very competitive at CNU and is a better score than three quarters of students who are accepted. You have an almost certain chance of acceptance with the probability 94% or higher.
Scores between 1220 to 1310 are above average giving you an advantage over most applicants. Your chance of acceptance is very high, estimated about 89% to 94%.
SAT scores between 1110 to 1210 are still in the middle range of accepted students a but a little lower than the average. You can get in and have about a 81% to 89% percent chance of being admitted.
SAT scores from 1000 to 1100 are on the very low end of the range where students are accepted. Scores in this range are not competitive with most other applicants but you still have a chance. We estimate scores in this range have less than a 80% chance of admission to CNU. SAT scores below 1000 likely fall out of the range where students are regularly accepted.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2021 starting class
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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.