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Christopher Newport University Stats, Info and Facts

Quick Facts

4,916 Students

72% Admitted

  • 5,081 full time
  • 191 part time
  • 2,019 men full time
  • 2,706 women full time
  • 7,351 applied
  • 4,307 admitted
  • 1,243 enrolled

4,954 Undergraduates

$7,836 Tuition/Year

  • 138 Graduates
  • 11 Non-Degree
  • $7,836 in state
  • $5,218 fees
  • $11,460 room & board
  • $1,268 books and supplies

At a Glance

Institution Type: Public
Campus Setting: Southeast Mid-size city
Highest Degree Offered: Master's degree
Level of Institution: Four or more years
Calendar: Semester
Reviews in 3 Sentences
  • Elizabeth from Centreville, VA
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  • At CNU we are definitely a tight-knit community and a family. The courses are challenging and inspiring, and taught by top-of-the-line professors who truly care about the success of each…

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  • Cindy from Virginia Beach, VA
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  • cnu is a very inviting and unique school. the friendly environment welcomes every student and visitor with open arms. the campus is gorgeous and the professors are superb! …

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  • Nick
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  • It is a great small school with a personal feel. It has a strong sense of community not found at other larger schools. The school has beautiful brand new facilities…

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Christopher Newport University
  • Located in Newport News, VA
  • Public
  • 4,916 students enrolled
  • 72% admitted
  • $7,836 annual cost to attend


Student Responses to Review Topic: Am I Enjoying Being Here
  • 5
  • Sarah from Woodbridge, VA
  • I am a current student here

    I could not be happier! The environment is so welcoming, the location is perfect, and the education I am receiving is more than I could have ever imagined!

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  • 5
  • Tyler from Newport News, VA
  • I am a current student here

    Not only am I with my best friends, but in the time I've been there I've made so many more people as friends. A few of them I consider best friends and there are also one or two I now consider family.

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  • 5
  • Katelyn from Beaverdam, VA
  • I am a current student here

    Everyone is friendly and there is a group for everyone. I take the heaviest course load without going over and am a science major but I still have plenty of time to socialize and do a team sport. The sense of community is overwhelming and it is very rare to meet someone who is unkind.

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  • 5
  • Taylor from Ashland, VA
  • I am a current student here

    The residence halls are amazing. The people are extremely nice. The building are gorgeous, and the classes are interesting.

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