Established in 1848, Chowan University is a non-profit private liberal arts higher-education institution located in the rural setting of the small town of Murfreesboro (population range of under 2,500 inhabitants), North Carolina. Officially accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, Chowan University (CU) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Baptist religion. Chowan University (CU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 172 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 50-60% making this US higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. CU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.
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|Motto||Lux et Veritas
Light and Truth
|Colours||Chowan blue and white|
|Address||One University Place
27855 North Carolina
|Tel||+1 (252) 398 6500|
|Fax||+1 (252) 398 1190|
|over 20,000 US$
|over 20,000 US$
|Gender||Men and Women (coed)|
|Minority Serving||predominantly Black-serving Institution|
|International Students||Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission|
|Selection Type||Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades|
|New Admission Requirements||- Secondary school GPA is required
- Secondary school rank is neither required nor recommended
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is recommended
- Recommendations are recommended
- Formal demonstration of competencies is neither required nor recommended
- Admission test scores are required
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is recommended
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
|Admission Office||One University Place
(252) 398 1236
800 488 4101
|Religious Affiliation||Christian-Baptist Southern Baptist Convention - www.sbc.net|
|Basic Classification||Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus|
|2000 Classification||Baccalaureate Colleges--General|
|Size & Setting||Four-year, small, highly residential institution|
|Enrollment Profile||Very high undergraduate|
|Undergraduate Profile||Four-year, full-time, inclusive, lower transfer-in institution|
|Undergraduate Instructional Program||Balanced arts & sciences/professions, some graduate coexistence|
|Graduate Instructional Program|
Chowan University's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 98,401 physical volumes, 38,255 physical media, 104,591 digital/electronic medium and 132 licensed digital/electronic databases.
Chowan University provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 1,518 students in the 2018 academic year.
|Institutional Hospital||Not reported|
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