Christopher Newport UniversitySchool Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

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Newport News, Virginia Public Nonprofit regional Accreditation

$14,924

Avg in-state tuition

$27,790

Avg out-of-state tuition

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About Christopher Newport University

Christopher Newport University is a small public university located on an urban campus in Newport News, Virginia. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 4,919, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 72%. The university offers 21 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 78%, and a student-faculty ratio of 14:1. Tuition and fees for in-state students are $14,924, while tuition and fees for out-of-state students are $27,790.

Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

72% of students were accepted during the 2019-2020 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Acceptance Rate 72%

Retention Rate 84%

Graduation Rate 78%

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. 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.

SAT & ACT

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 1110-1280

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 22-27

Ways to Learn

On-campus
International Online classes are available for students around the world.

Learning Environment

55%

Female Student Population

14:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

5k

Number of Students Enrolled

Demographics

White

77%

Black

6%

Hispanic

6%

Two or more races

5%

Asian

3%

Unknown

2%

Non-U.S. Citizen

0%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Socio-Economic Diversity

12% of students received an income-based federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. 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.

Financial Aid Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

12%

State Grant Aid

31%

Institution Grant Aid

47%

Pell Grant

12%

Average Aid Awarded
Federal Grant Aid $4,602
State Grant Aid $3,058
Institution Grant Aid $3,669
Pell Grant Aid $4,384

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. 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.

Resource

Understanding Grants & Scholarships