Christopher Newport University

1 University Place, Newport News, VA 23606
Christopher Newport University (also known as CNU) is a public education institution located in Newport News, Virginia.

Programs available at CNU include bachelor's and master's degrees in more than 18 study areas and 21 academic disciplines. It is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges and has specialized accreditation from the National Association of Schools of Music - Commission on Accreditation - Commission on Community/Junior College Accreditation.

This institution offers dual credit and study abroad programs. Secondary level Advanced Placement courses can qualify as credit towards a degree.


General Information

Main Phone: (757) 594 -7000 Website: www.cnu.edu
Status: Non-accredited Faculty: 295
School Type: Public- 4-year or above Affiliation: None
Size: Medium (5,000 - 10,000 students) Undergraduates: 4,849
Setting: N/A Graduate Students: 161
On-Campus Housing: N/A Acceptance Rate: 59%
Out-of-State Tuition: N/A Varsity Athletics: Yes
In-State Tuition: N/A Student-to-faculty Ratio: 17 to 1

Admissions

Application Fee: $ 50


Admission Requirements

Required Recommended
High School Diploma or Equivalent
High School GPA
High School Rank
High School Transcript
Recommendations
TOEFL
Standardized Test Scores

Test Scores 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Critical Reading 520 630
SAT Math 520 610
ACT Composite 22 26
ACT English 0 0
ACT Math 0 0

Acceptance Rate

Total
Applied 7,351
Accepted 4,307
Acceptance Rate 59%
Enrolled 1,243

Enrollment Statistics

Undergraduate Attendance Status 97% Full-time 3% Part-time
Graduate Attendance Status 69% Full-time 31% Part-time
Student Gender 42% Men 58% Women

Student Race Ethnicity

79% White 0% American Indian/Alaska Native
8% Black or African American 5% Multiracial
5% Hispanic/Latino 2% Asian/Oriental
0% Polynesian/Pacific Island 1% Other



Financial Aid

Percent Receiving Aid Average Amount Received
Federal Grant 51% $ 6,361
Local Grant 17% $3,822
Institutional Grant 33% $ 1,724
Student Loans 55% $ 6,437

Majors & Degrees


Natural Resources and Conservation

Natural Resources Conservation and Research

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Environmental Studies - - - 6 -

Computer Information Sciences

Information Science

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Information Science Studies - - 16 - -

Computer Science

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computer Science - - 38 - -

Communication and Journalism

Communication and Media Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Speech Communication and Rhetoric - - 130 - -

Education

Teacher Education and Professional Development

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Teacher Education and Professional Development ? Specific Levels and Methods - - - 83 -

Engineering

Computer Engineering

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computer Engineering - - 13 - -

Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics

Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Foreign Languages and Literatures - - 19 - -

English Language and Literature Letters

English Language and Literature

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
English Language and Literature - - 62 - -

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Biology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Biology Biological Sciences - - 125 - -

Multi Interdisciplinary Studies

Multi Interdisciplinary Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Multi- Interdisciplinary Studies - - 4 - -

Mathematics and Statistics

Mathematics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Mathematics - - 10 - -

Philosophy and Religious Studies

Philosophy

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Philosophy - - 14 - -

Social Sciences

Political Science and Government

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Political Science and Government - - 96 - -

Sociology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Sociology - - 55 - -

Physical Sciences

Physics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Physics - - - 9 -

Chemistry

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Chemistry - - 19 - -

Psychology

Psychology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Psychology - - 114 - -

Visual and Performing Arts

Music

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Music Performance - - 23 - -

Visual and Performing Arts

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Visual and Performing Arts - - 47 - -

History

History

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
History - - 93 - -

Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services

Business Administration, Management and Operations

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Business Administration and Management - - 116 - -

Sports & Athletics

Yes No
Football
Basketball
Baseball
Track


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