Chowan University Rankings

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#6787 of 14,160In the World
#1684 of 2,624In North America
#1602 of 2,523In the United States
#49 of 66In North Carolina

Quick Review

Religion
Southern Baptist
Acceptance rate
68%
Average SAT
880
Average ACT
16
Avg. cost to attend
$17,599 /y
Aid receiving
100%
Undergraduates
1,259
Male:Female Ratio
53:47
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Master's degree
Website
chowan.edu

Chowan University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate68%71%66%
Applicants3,6871,7611,926
Admissions2,5201,2491,271
Freshmen enrolled full time400247153

347 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
287 or 72%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 790
or below

75% of them
had 970
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Chowan University are 790-970 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
166 or 42%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 14
or below

75% of them
had 17
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Chowan University are 14-17 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
Recommendations Recommended
TOEFL Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Black or African American821 (65%)
White219 (17%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown110 (9%)
Nonresident Alien40 (3%)
Hispanic34 (3%)
Two or more races21 (2%)
American Indian or Alaska Native8 (0.6%)
Asian2 (0.2%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$17,599/year
Average aid awarded
$18,808
Students receiving aid
100%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$15,853
$30-48K$15,977
$48-75K$18,852
$75-110K$24,589
$110K+$24,747

Tuition and fees

Undergraduates
Tuition in-district$25,480
Tuition in-state$25,480
Tuition out-of-state$25,480

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity1,518
Combined charge for room and board$9,500

Chowan University Majors

MajorBachelor'sMaster's
Criminal Justice & Safety Studies50
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, General41
Business Administration and Management, General36
Psychology, General33
Social Sciences, General18
Sport and Fitness Administration & Management13
Biology & Biological Sciences, General10
Graphic Communications, General9
Graphic Design9
Kinesiology and Exercise Science8
Elementary Education and Teaching35
History, General7
English Language and Literature, General6
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies6
Fine & Studio Arts, General5
Music, General2
Mathematics, General2
Religion & Religious Studies1
Social Studies Teacher Education1
General Studies1
English & Language Arts Teacher Education1
Mathematics Teacher Education1
Grand Total2635
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate27%23%32%
  • Full-time retention rate - 56%

Publications & Citations

Publications
61
Citations
777

Publication / Citation count by topic

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
28 / 92
Psychology
12 / 552
Biology
12 / 103
History
10 / 0
Environmental Science
7 / 100
Ecology
7 / 100
Medicine
7 / 219
Social Psychology
6 / 337
Classics and Ancient History
4 / 0
Demography
4 / 36
Physics
4 / 6
Economics
4 / 8
Education Majors
4 / 34
Computer Science
4 / 14
Mathematics
4 / 35
Sociology
4 / 41
Biophysics
3 / 6
Political Science
3 / 0
Art & Design
3 / 10
Communications and Public Relations
3 / 21
Chemistry
3 / 29
Zoology
3 / 24
Math Teachers
2 / 23
Political Economy
2 / 0
Media Studies
2 / 0
Bioethics/Medical Ethics
2 / 20
Clinical Psychology
2 / 181
Genetics
2 / 18
Law
2 / 1
Theology / Divinity / Religious studies
2 / 0
Broadcast Journalism
1 / 0
UX/UI Desgin
1 / 7
Publishing
1 / 0
Evolutionary Biology
1 / 18
Physical Therapy
1 / 7
Biochemistry
1 / 3
Development Studies
1 / 0
Library and Information science
1 / 0
Agricultural Science
1 / 32
Anthropology
1 / 0

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199721
199821
199912
200011
200131
200203
200303
200422
200502
200618
200739
200828
200939
201017
201129
201236
2013731
2014441
2015354
2016372
2017088
2018581
2019298
20206185

Notable alumni

  1. Nate McMillan

    Photo
    Nate McMillan
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1964-.. (age 57)
    Occupations
    basketball playerbasketball coach
    Biography

    Nathaniel McMillan is an American basketball coach and former player who serves as an interim head coach of the Atlanta Hawks of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He coached the Seattle SuperSonics from 2000 to 2005, the Portland Trail Blazers from 2005 to 2012, and the Indiana Pacers from 2016 to 2020. During his playing and coaching stints with the SuperSonics he was given the nickname "Mr. Sonic".

General info

Alternative namesCU
Founded1848
MottoLux et Veritas
Light and Truth
Colorschowan blue, white
Academic CalendarSemesters
Total FTE staff200
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields

Location and Contacts

AddressOne University Place
Murfreesboro, North Carolina, 27855
United States
City population3,000
Phone2523986500
Fax+1 (252) 398 1190

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