Christopher Newport University

country rank  608
world rank  1896

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University Overview

Founded in 1961, Christopher Newport University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Newport News (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Virginia. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, Christopher Newport University (CNU) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 5,000-5,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Christopher Newport University (CNU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 58 years old 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 students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym CNU
Founded 1961
Motto Students Come First
Colours Royal blue and silver

University Location

Address 1 Avenue of the Arts
Newport News (population range: 50,000-249,999)
23606-3072 Virginia
United States
T +1 (757) 594 7000
F +1 (757) 594 8728

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
International
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
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
Admission Rate 50-60%
Admission Office 1 University Place
Newport News 23606
+1 (757) 594 7015
800 333 4268

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 5,000-5,999
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET)
  • Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)
  • National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure


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