Christopher Newport University: Review & Facts

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - ExcellentQuality: Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - PoorCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Fair
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Christopher Newport University is a medium four-year, public school with 5,190 students enrolled. This school was established in 1960 and is one of the 6 schools and colleges located in Newport News, Virginia.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
22
Christopher Newport University will give you the option to earn a bachelor's degree or master's degree.

Christopher Newport University follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and allows you to choose from 22 majors. The most popular concentrations are Communication and Journalism, Biology, Psychology, Management, and Business. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other colleges and schools.
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you wish to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
85%
The student retention rate at Christopher Newport University is high at 85% (well above Virginia average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students love their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Christopher Newport University is below average: 58%. Nearly 28% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Christopher Newport University is decent -- 17:1. Find out more about instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$20,200
Average tuition prices are fairly high, $15,400 a year. The additional fees at Christopher Newport University not covered by tuition are roughly $4,800; which comes to a total of $20,200 annually.

Read the details about Christopher Newport University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
65%
As reported in recent government data, 6,831 applications were submitted and 4,412 were accepted; so it is relatively easy to be accepted at this school.

The college will consider accepting dual credits and advanced placement credits at entry.

Learn more about admissions as well applicants test score info at Christopher Newport University in the Admissions and Tests report for this college.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$6,400
Christopher Newport University provides study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Christopher Newport University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
D
Christopher Newport University provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates around 3,300 students, which offers a decent on-campus housing option. The room price is reasonable -- nearly $6,400 a year.

Army ROTC programs are available at Christopher Newport University. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have received a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime numbers, Christopher Newport University seems to be a relatively dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

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Post Address: Christopher Newport University, 1 Avenue of the Arts, Newport News, Virginia 23606-3072, USA
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