School Overview

Christopher Newport University is a Public, 4 years college located in Newport News, Virginia. CNU ranked 8th in Virginia Colleges and 6th in Federal Region III.
It has a total enrollment of 4,868 including undergraduate and graduate students and student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1. It is a Master's College and University (smaller programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Master's degree. CNU's acceptance rate is 89.00% last year (undergraduate school).
Christopher Newport University is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges.
Contact Information
Address1 Avenue of the Arts, Newport News, VA 23606-3072
Admission Information
Net Price
School Category
School TypePublic, 4 years
Carnegie CategoryMaster's College and University (smaller programs)
Highest Degree OfferedMaster's degree

Admission Information

The acceptance rate of Christopher Newport University is 89.00% and the yield (also known as enrollment rate) is 17.00%. The application fees are $65 for undergraduate programs and $65 for graduate programs.
Open Admission Policy
Acceptance Rate89.00 %
Yield (Enrollment Rate)17.00 %
Undergraduate Application Fees$65
Graduate Application Fees$65

Tuition & Fees

CNU's 2022 tuition & fees is $14,924 for Virginia residents and $27,790 for out-of-students. For graduate programs, its 2022 tuition & fees is $12,006 for Virginia residents and $21,420 for out-of-students.
Virginia ResidentsOut-of-State
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$14,924$27,790
Graduate Tuition & Fees$12,006$21,420
*Data Source: 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Student Population

A total of 4,868 students have enrolled for academic year 2020-2021. Among them, 319 students have enrolled online exclusively to earn their degrees. CNU has 4,758 undergraduate students and the graduate school has 110 students. You can check student population by gender, age, race/ethnicity, attending status, and online learning.
Total Students4,868
Undergraduate Students4,758
Graduate Students110
Online Enrollment319

Offered Degrees and Programs

Number of programs24 Programs
Offered Degrees/ProgramsBachelor's

On-campus Services

Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students

Learning opportunities

Distance Learning (online classes)
Study Abroad
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
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