Christopher Newport University

Address:
1 University Place, Newport News, VA 23606
Phone:
757-594-7000
Website:
http://www.cnu.edu
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About Christopher Newport University

Christopher Newport University is classified as a college or university with a small master’s program. Colleges and universities with a small master’s program typically award between 50 and 99 master’s degrees and less than 20 research doctorate’s during the academic year. This mid-sized four-year institution has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 3,000 to 9,999 students. 80% or more of degree-seeking students are enrolled full time, and at least half of undergrad students reside on campus. This institution awards 80% of its bachelor’s degrees within the arts and sciences fields. No graduate degrees are awarded in fields available to undergraduate majors, and the school awards master’s degrees in arts and sciences and professional fields. The majority of graduate degrees are awarded within the education field. According to data for fall enrollment, at least 80% of undergraduates are enrolled full-time. Transfer students make up fewer than 20% of entering undergraduates. Enrollment data shows that both graduates and undergraduates are enrolled at this institution. Over 90% of the student body are enrolled as undergraduates.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate4,786
 Graduate166
 Total4,952
GenderFemale56%
 Male44%
Student Age% Under 2596%
 % 25 and Over4%
 % Age Unknown0%
Attendance Type% Full-time95%
 % Part-time5%
Race/Ethnicity% White81.3%
 % Black8.2%
 % Asian3.2%
 % Latino2.8%
 % Native American0.6%
 % Race Unknown3.4%
 % International student0%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesYes
 Study AbroadYes
 Day CareNO
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus setting
Intitution typePublic
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Academic Information

Art-Related Areas of StudyPerforming Arts
Art Degrees OfferedBachelors Degree
Distance Learning Available
Calendar SystemSemester

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionNo
ApplicantsTotal7,492
 % Admitted60%
 % Admitted Who Enrolled25%
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptRequired
 High School RankingRecommended
 College Prep CoursesRequired
 Letter of RecommendationRecommended
 Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
 Admissions ExaminationRequired
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Required
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT50%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT25%
Admitted Student SAT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 SAT Critical Reading / 800640 / 800
 SAT Math560 / 800640 / 800
Admitted Student ACT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 ACT Composite22 / 3627 / 36

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$50
 Graduate Application Fee$50
 In-State Tuition & Fees$9,250
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$17,992
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid68%
 % Undergraduates with Loans50%
 % Undergraduates with Grants52%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$1,000
 Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$9,340
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$0
 On-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$3,522
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$0
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$0

Neighborhood Data for the Newport News Area

Median Age32.2
Median Household Income$50,942
Total Population181,009
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total48.2% 51.8%
 Age 0-950.7%49.3%
 Age 10-1751.2%48.8%
 Age 18-2450.6%49.4%
 Age 25-2949.5%50.5%
 Age 30-3947.7%52.3%
 40+46.7%53.3%
Race/Ethnicity% White50.8%
 % Black40.7%
 % Asian2.9%
 % Latino7.1%
 % Native American0.3%
 % Pacific Islander0.2%
 % Indian (South Asia)0.3%

Housing

On Campus Housing ProvidedYes
Meal Plan ProvidedYes, number of meals in the maximum meal plan offered
Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$9,340
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$0
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$773
Rental Price Distribution StudioOne BedroomTwo Bedroom
 Under $50027.3%24.4%7.3%
 $500 to $74926.9%30.2%0.0%
 $750 to $99926.6%29.7%44.0%
 Over $100019.2%15.8%32.6%
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