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CNU Tuition & Cost

Newport News, Virginia

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How much does it cost to attend?

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

Residents of Virginia pay an annual total price of $31,738 to attend Christopher Newport University on a full time basis. This fee is comprised of $9,100 for tuition, $11,760 room and board, $1,304 for books and supplies and $5,824 for other fees.

Out of state residents are charged a total cost of $44,204 which is 39.3% higher than Virginia residents. The tuition charge is $21,566 while room and board is $11,760, books and supplies are $1,304 and other fees come in at $5,824.

All price data is sourced from the 2019/2020 U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics survey.
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Net Price

Net price is indicative of what it actually costs to attend Christopher Newport University when typical grants and scholarships are considered. The net price varies by family income and financial need.

Average Net Price 2018/2019
$25,443
Net Price by Income Christopher Newport University
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$16,529
$30,001 to $48,000$17,522
$48,001 to $75,000$22,134
$75,001 to $110,000$26,659
$110,000+$29,094

The average reported annual net price for Christopher Newport University for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $25,443 in 2018/2019. Net price includes tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and average cost for room and board and other expenses

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Financial Aid

60% of full-time undergrad Christopher Newport University received financial aid in the form of grants, scholarships, fellowships from the institution or from Federal, State or local government agencies. This aid averaged $5,415 per student during the 2019/2020 school year. Grant and scholarship aid does not need to be paid back. 45% of students received Federal Student Loans averaging $5,288 and 14% of undergrads took out private student loans averaging $17,397.

Finanical Aid Christopher Newport University
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Total Grant and Scholarship Aid $5,415 60%
Institutional Grants and Scholarships $3,669 47%
Pell Grants $4,356 12%
Other Federal Grants $4,035 1%
State and Local Grants $3,058 31%
Federal Student Loans $5,288 45%
Other Student Loans $17,397 14%

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to Christopher Newport University, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $73,968. The loan balance of $73,968 is a four year multiple of the $18,492 average net price. This is a estimate of what you could owe upon graduation if you were to qualify for average financial aid and what a degree really may cost. Should you not qualify for financial aid, you may owe significantly more when you graduate. Based on these assumptions, a monthly repayment of $706 could be required to satisfy your student loan.

Please note that financial aid is not guaranteed and is only available for qualifying students. Federal Student Loans are not grants and must be repaid with interest. The current Stafford loan interest rate is 2.75%.

Example Loan $73,968
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 2.75%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $705.74
Total Interest Paid $10,720.36
Sum of All Loan Payments $84,688.36

Projected 4 Year Degree Price

4 Year Sticker Price
$126,952
Year Virginia Residents Non Residents
1 $31,738 $44,204
2 $33,728 $46,976
3 $35,843 $49,921
4 $38,090 $53,051

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 4 year bachelor's degree and living expenses at Christopher Newport University to be $126,952 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 6.3% annual increase over the next 4 years which has been the recent trend for this school.

Credit Hour Cost and Price per Class

Credit Hour and Class Costs at Christopher Newport University
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
Virginia Residents $622 $1,866 $2,488
Out of State Residents $1,158 $3,474 $4,632

Estimated cost for a class at Christopher Newport University based on published credit hour prices. Note that not all schools allow single class enrollment. These prices should be used for comparison purposes as to how much it may cost to take a class at Christopher Newport University versus other colleges.

Tuition Payment Plans Available

Christopher Newport University Payment Plans
Tuition Payment Plan Yes
Prepaid Tuition Plan Yes
Alternative Tuition Plan Yes
Guaranteed Tuition Plan No

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