School Overview

The following table shows the basic characteristic of Christopher Newport University and directory information. You may want to visit the school's website to check application deadlines, requirements, and financial information.
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

Acceptance Rate and Admission Statistics

The acceptance rate of Christopher Newport University is 88.54% and the yield (also known as enrollment rate) is 17.06%. The application fees are $65 for undergraduate programs and $65 for graduate programs.
Open Admission Policy
Acceptance Rate88.54 %
Yield (Enrollment Rate)17.06 %
Undergraduate Application Fees$65
Graduate Application Fees$65

Tuition & Fees

CNU's 2023 tuition & fees is $15,425 for Virginia residents and $29,063 for out-of-students. The undergraduate tuition increased by 4.58% compared to the last year's rate based on out-of-state rate ($27,790).
For graduate programs, its 2023 tuition & fees is $12,402 for Virginia residents and $22,086 for out-of-students. The graduate tuition increased by 3.11% compared to the last year's rate.
Virginia ResidentsOut-of-State
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$15,425$29,063
Graduate Tuition & Fees$12,402$22,086
*Data Source: 2022-2023 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Student Population

A total of 4,584 students have enrolled for academic year 2021-2022. CNU has 4,472 undergraduate students and the graduate school has 112 students. You can check student population by gender, age, race/ethnicity, attending status, and online learning.
Total Students4,584
Undergraduate Students4,472
Graduate Students112

Degree Information and Campus Life

CNU offers 26 programs including both undergraduate and graduate programs.
The following tables summarizes the offered programs, on-campus services, and special learning opportunities offered by CNU
Offered DegreesOn-Campus ServiceLearning opportunities
Number of programs26 Programs
Offered Degrees/ProgramsBachelor's
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students
Distance Learning (online classes)
Study Abroad
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification

Related Rankings and Statistics to CNU