Christopher Newport University

School Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Newport News, VA

$9,100

Avg in-state tuition

$21,566

Avg out-of-state tuition

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About Christopher Newport University

School Type: Public

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: N/A While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

Christopher Newport University is a small public university located on an urban campus in Newport News, Virginia. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 4,758, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 76%. The university offers 25 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 80%, and a student-faculty ratio of 14:1. Tuition and fees for in-state students are $9,100, while tuition and fees for out-of-state students are $21,566.

Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

This school has a high acceptance rate.

This school accepts students at a higher rate than other schools. High acceptance schools welcome 51-100% of all applicants.

76% of students were accepted during the 2020-2021 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Retention Rate Insight

87% of full-time students stayed to continue their studies the following academic year. These students started in Fall 2019 and returned in Fall 2020.

Graduation Rate Insight

80% of students graduated out of all full-time, first-time students who began their studies in Fall 2014. Keep in mind many students who enroll are not typically first-time students, as most are adult learners. Therefore, the number of first-time students is traditionally low.

Test scores Considered (not required)

High school rank Recommended

High school GPA Required

Completion of college prep program Required

High school transcript Required

Letter of recommendation Recommended

Open admission No

Test of English as a foreign language (TOEFL) Recommended

SAT & ACT

ACT 25th-75th Percentile Currently Unavailable

SAT 25th-75th Percentile Currently Unavailable

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of fewer than 5,000 students.

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5k

Students enrolled

95%

Online student enrollment

14:1

Student to faculty ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

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International Online classes are available for students around the world. Check Bold

Demographics

White

76%

Black

6%

Hispanic

6%

Two or more races

5%

Asian

4%

Unknown

1%

Non-U.S. Citizen

0%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Female student population

55%

Socio-economic diversity

13% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

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Student Charges

Tuition and Required Fees

Student Level In-state Out-of-state
Undergraduate $9,100 $21,566
Graduate $7,614 $16,722

Cost of Undergraduate Attendance

Costs based on full-time, first-time degree or certificate-seeking undergraduates for the 2020–2021 academic year.

Costs to Consider Price
Books and supplies $1,304
On-campus room and board $11,760
On-campus other expenses $3,750
Off-campus (not with family) room and board $12,424
Off-campus (not with family) other expenses $4,294
Off-campus (with family) other expenses $4,294

Total Undergraduate Cost

Total cost by category In-state Out-of-state
On-campus $25,914 $38,380
Off-campus without family $27,122 $39,588
Off-campus with family $14,698 $27,164

Financial Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

13%

State Grant Aid

31%

Institution Grant Aid

52%

Pell Grant

13%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $4,956
State Grant Aid $4,554
Institution Grant Aid $3,376
Pell Grant Aid $4,497

Financial Outlook

$25k

Average student debt after graduation

$39k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

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Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2020-2021]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.