Christopher Newport University: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - GoodQuality:Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - Very BadCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Below Average
ReviewMajors / RatingsTuition / LoansFaculty / SalariesCampus CrimeAdmissions

Christopher Newport University is a medium four-year, public school with 5,175 students enrolled. This school was established in 1960 and is one of the 7 schools and colleges located in Newport News, Virginia.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
23
Fair
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 23 majors. The most popular concentrations are Psychology, Biology, Management, Business, and Communication and Journalism. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other colleges and schools.


Student Retention
87%
Good
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.

The student retention rate at Christopher Newport University is high at 87% (well above Virginia average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students love their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
15 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Christopher Newport University is average: 66%. Nearly 28% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Christopher Newport University is pretty decent -- 15:1. Find out more about instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$24,000
High
Average tuition prices are fairly high, $18,600 a year. The additional fees at Christopher Newport University not covered by tuition are roughly $5,400; which comes to a total of $24,000 annually.

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

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
60%
Doable
As reported in recent government data, 7,366 applications were submitted and 4,427 were accepted; so it is not very hard to be accepted at this school.

The college will consider accepting dual credits, credits for life experience, 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
$6,700
Medium
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
F
Unsafe
Christopher Newport University provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates around 3,800 students, which offers a decent on-campus housing option. The room price is reasonable -- nearly $6,700 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 very dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Christopher Newport University Location and Maps



Post Address: Christopher Newport University, 1 Avenue of the Arts, Newport News, Virginia 23606-3072, USA
Location Map - Street View:
Christopher Newport University Location Map - Street View
Location Map - City View:
Christopher Newport University Location Map - City View

Learn More About Christopher Newport University

ReviewMajors / RatingsTuition / LoansFaculty / SalariesCampus CrimeAdmissions

Virginia Colleges Offering Similar Degree Programs

Biology
Learn more about 50 biology schools and colleges in Norfolk, Richmond, Lynchburg, Roanoke, Charlottesville, Hampton, Lexington, and 32 other cities. Approximately 5,500 biology diplomas and certificates are awarded each academic year. Average tuition charges for biology degree programs in VA is around $24,700.

Business
Our listing contains 89 business schools and colleges in Richmond, Lynchburg, Norfolk, Arlington, Virginia Beach, Roanoke, Annandale, and 49 other cities. Around 12,700 business diplomas and certificates are awarded every year. Average tuition charges for business degree programs in VA is about $20,100.

Chemistry
Learn more about 34 chemistry schools and colleges in Norfolk, Lynchburg, Richmond, Lexington, Harrisonburg, Ashland, Ferrum, and 23 more cities. Around 1,300 chemistry degrees are awarded every academic year. Average tuition price for chemistry degree programs in VA is about $30,800.

Communication and Journalism
We reviewed 33 communication and journalism schools and colleges in Lynchburg, Richmond, Norfolk, Arlington, Danville, Virginia Beach, Harrisonburg, and 20 other cities. About 2,200 communication and journalism diplomas and certificates are awarded every academic year. Average tuition charges for communication and journalism degree programs in VA is roughly $22,700.

Computer Science
Read about 92 computer science schools and colleges in Richmond, Virginia Beach, Norfolk, Arlington, Lynchburg, Salem, Fairfax, and 48 other cities. Approximately 6,400 computer science degrees are awarded every year. Average tuition price for computer science degree programs in VA is around $20,000.

Dance and Ballet
We list 24 dance and ballet schools and colleges in Richmond, Norfolk, Lynchburg, Charlottesville, Winchester, Annandale, Martinsville, and 17 more cities. Approximately 500 dance and ballet diplomas and certificates are awarded each academic year. Average tuition charges for dance and ballet degree programs in VA is around $22,100.

Economics
Our directory contains 29 economics schools and colleges in Harrisonburg, Lynchburg, Richmond, Lexington, Bridgewater, Roanoke, Arlington, and 22 more cities. About 1,700 economics diplomas are awarded every year. Average tuition price for economics programs in VA is approximately $32,900.

Education
Read about 45 education schools and colleges in Norfolk, Richmond, Arlington, Lynchburg, Annandale, Danville, Harrisonburg, and 26 other cities. Around 9,000 education diplomas and certificates are granted each academic year. Average tuition cost for education degree programs in VA is roughly $22,600.

Engineering
Our directory contains 45 engineering schools and colleges in Norfolk, Lynchburg, Richmond, Hampton, Lexington, Charlottesville, Big Stone Gap, and 32 other cities. About 5,500 engineering diplomas are awarded every academic year. Average tuition charges for engineering degree programs in VA: $25,100.

English and Literature
We reviewed 44 english and literature schools and colleges in Lynchburg, Richmond, Norfolk, Harrisonburg, Fairfax, Lexington, Blacksburg, and 32 other cities. Around 2,900 english and literature diplomas are granted every academic year. Average tuition for english and literature degree programs in VA - $27,400.

Foreign Languages
Learn about 41 foreign languages schools and colleges in Lynchburg, Richmond, Norfolk, Harrisonburg, Lexington, Blacksburg, Farmville, and 29 other cities. Approximately 1,000 foreign languages degrees are granted every academic year. Average tuition cost for foreign languages programs in VA - $30,400.

General Studies
Our directory contains 59 general studies schools and colleges in Norfolk, Danville, Lynchburg, Richmond, Charlottesville, Harrisonburg, Arlington, and 41 other cities. Approximately 19,700 general studies degrees are granted each academic year. Average tuition price for general studies programs in VA: $13,000.

History
Learn more about 39 history schools and colleges in Lynchburg, Richmond, Norfolk, Lexington, Harrisonburg, Bridgewater, Fredericksburg, and 28 other cities. About 1,700 history degrees are awarded each academic year. Average tuition price for history programs in VA is roughly $28,600.

Management
Learn about 94 management schools and colleges in Richmond, Virginia Beach, Norfolk, Lynchburg, Arlington, Roanoke, Newport News, and 49 other cities. Approximately 12,800 management diplomas and certificates are awarded every year. Average tuition charges for management programs in VA: $19,600.

Mathematics
Our listing contains 39 mathematics schools and colleges in Lynchburg, Richmond, Norfolk, Danville, Harrisonburg, Lexington, Bridgewater, and 27 more cities. Approximately 1,000 mathematics degrees are granted each year. Average tuition cost for mathematics degree programs in VA - $29,300.

Music
Get details on 38 music schools and colleges in Norfolk, Lynchburg, Hampton, Richmond, Harrisonburg, Bridgewater, Petersburg, and 27 more cities. About 800 music diplomas and certificates are awarded each academic year. Average tuition charges for music programs in VA is about $24,200.

Natural Resources and Environment
Read about 37 natural resources and environment schools and colleges in Lynchburg, Richmond, Norfolk, Danville, Roanoke, Radford, Williamsburg, and 28 other cities. About 800 natural resources and environment degrees are granted every academic year. Average tuition for natural resources and environment degree programs in VA is about $29,300.

Philosophy
Our directory contains 29 philosophy schools and colleges in Lynchburg, Norfolk, Richmond, Harrisonburg, Bluefield, Hampden-Sydney, Roanoke, and 21 other cities. Approximately 300 philosophy diplomas are awarded every academic year. Average tuition cost for philosophy programs in VA: $29,800.

Physics
Read information about 28 physics schools and colleges in Lynchburg, Lexington, Petersburg, Richmond, Norfolk, Charlottesville, Salem, and 19 other cities. About 700 physics diplomas are awarded each academic year. Average tuition for physics programs in VA is around $24,600.

Political Science
Our directory contains 38 political science schools and colleges in Lynchburg, Norfolk, Danville, Harrisonburg, Richmond, Lexington, Buena Vista, and 27 more cities. Around 3,100 political science diplomas and certificates are granted each academic year. Average tuition charges for political science programs in VA: $29,800.

Psychology
Our directory contains 59 psychology schools and colleges in Norfolk, Richmond, Roanoke, Arlington, Lynchburg, Hampton, Glen Allen, and 39 other cities. Approximately 9,000 psychology degrees are granted each academic year. Average tuition price for psychology degree programs in VA is around $21,200.

Social Work
Learn more about 36 social work schools and colleges in Richmond, Norfolk, Harrisonburg, Roanoke, Hampton, Lynchburg, Bluefield, and 22 more cities. About 6,200 social work diplomas are awarded every academic year. Average tuition charges for social work degree programs in VA is around $16,700.

Sociology and Anthropology
Learn more about 33 sociology and anthropology schools and colleges in Lynchburg, Richmond, Norfolk, Harrisonburg, Danville, Charlottesville, Lexington, and 22 other cities. Approximately 1,700 sociology and anthropology degrees are awarded every year. Average tuition for sociology and anthropology degree programs in VA is approximately $26,600.

Theater and Drama
Detailed information about 44 theater and drama schools and colleges in Lynchburg, Richmond, Norfolk, Charlottesville, Harrisonburg, Bluefield, Fredericksburg, and 30 more cities. Around 800 theater and drama diplomas and certificates are granted every academic year. Average tuition cost for theater and drama programs in VA - $24,200.

Quick College Search

Click to Search Colleges

search by college name, city, or state

Top Competitors










Other Nearby Colleges