Christopher Newport University Rankings

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In the World#2148 of 14178
In North America#663 of 2629
In the United States#607 of 2528
In Virginia#18 of 63
In Newport News#1 of 1

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
72%
Average SAT
1195
Average ACT
25
Aid receiving
75%
Undergraduates
4,837
Graduates
82
Male:Female Ratio
44:56
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Master's degree
Website
cnu.edu

Christopher Newport University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate72%68%75%
Applicants7,2043,0684,136
Admissions5,1792,0773,102
Freshmen enrolled full time1,238544694

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
1,112 or 90%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1110
or below

75% of them
had 1280
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Christopher Newport University are 1110-1280 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
320 or 26%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 22
or below

75% of them
had 27
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Christopher Newport University are 22-27 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

College-preparatory program Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
Recommendations Recommended
Secondary school rank Recommended
TOEFL Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Considered but not required
Other Tests Considered but not required
SAT/ACT Considered but not required

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White3779 (77%)
Black or African American300 (6%)
Hispanic293 (6%)
Two or more races253 (5%)
Asian166 (3%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown90 (2%)
Nonresident Alien19 (0.4%)
American Indian or Alaska Native8 (0.2%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander6 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$5,415
Students receiving aid
75%

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$9,100$7,614
Tuition in-state$9,100$7,614
Tuition out-of-state$21,566$16,722
Fee in-district$5,824$4,392
Fee in-state$5,824$4,392
Fee out-of-state$6,224$4,698

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity3,733
Combined charge for room and board$11,760
Room charge$7,238
Meal charge$4,522

Christopher Newport University Majors

MajorBachelor'sMaster's
Business Administration and Management, General175
Biology & Biological Sciences, General164
Psychology, General116
Speech Communication and Rhetoric101
Political Science and Government, General71
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Oth60
Computer Science56
English Language and Literature, General51
Sociology51
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, Other49
History, General39
Chemistry, General37
Visual and Performing Arts, General33
Economics, General30
Information Science & Studies26
Mathematics, General20
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General15
Computer Engineering, General15
Music Performance, General14
Social Work13
Electrical and Electronics Engineering8
Environmental Studies7
Physics, Other6
Philosophy4
Grand Total1,08873
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate78%76%80%
  • Full-time retention rate - 84%

Publications & Citations

Publications
1,696
Citations
40,231

Publication count by topic

Physics
341
Psychology
241
Computer science
164
Sociology
134
Political science
108
Mathematics
88
Materials science
73
History
69
Biology
65
Economics
58
Business
51
Medicine
41
Chemistry
40
Philosophy
38
Engineering
33
Art
33
Geography
31
Environmental science
21
Geology
4

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Physics80914,712
Political science1063855
Sociology11591,445
History130064
Psychology13326,379
Environmental science14911,829
Philosophy184715
Geography1881458
Business1890742
Economics2013555
Materials science21982,394
Computer science22931,713
Art25094
Mathematics2891545
Engineering2895335
Chemistry30341,476
Geology335431
Medicine3593514
Biology3978474

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199037
19911819
19921325
19931756
19942493
199530132
199636118
199724167
199823245
199922268
200014319
200125342
200221433
200340550
200437750
200525879
200650753
2007591071
2008541186
2009791379
2010701491
2011711661
2012831885
2013642201
2014832169
20151072337
2016912544
2017812229
20181002493
20191212664
20201093935

General info

Alternative namesCNU
Founded1961
WikipediaChristopher Newport University
MottoStudents Come First
Colorsroyal blue, silver
Academic CalendarSemesters
Total FTE staff1,129
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Small Programs

Location and Contacts

Address1 Avenue of the Arts
Newport News, Virginia, 23606-3072
United States
City population182,000
Phone7575947000
Fax+1 (757) 594 8728

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