Christopher Newport University

Acceptance Rate 76 %
SAT Average 1,195
Tuition & Fees $27,790
Student Population 4,868
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $7,383

Academic Overview

Christopher Newport University Campus, Newport News, VA
Christopher Newport University is a public, 4 or more years institute located in Newport News, Virginia. It is a Master's College and University (smaller programs) by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Master's degree. The 2022 tuition & fees are $14,924 for Virginia residents and $27,790 for out-of-state students. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 4,868 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 76% and the graduation rate is 80% last year.
The salary after graduation from Christopher Newport University varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $52,000. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2022 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2021-2022, tuition and fees of Christopher Newport University are $14,924 for Virginia residents and $27,790 for non-residents. For graduate schools, its 2022 tuition and fees are $12,006 for in-state students and $21,420 for out-of-state students.
Christopher Newport University 2022 Tuition & Fees
Virginia ResidentsOut-of-State
[Chart] 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2022 key academic statistics at CNU. The acceptance rate of CNU is 76% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 24%. The average graduation rate is 80% and the transfer-out rate is 15%. The average received amount of financial aid is $7,383 and 55% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 4,868 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for Christopher Newport University is 76 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for Christopher Newport University is 80 %
Graduation Rate
Transfer-out Rate for Christopher Newport University is 15 %
Transfer-out Rate
Retention Rate for Christopher Newport University is 87 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for Christopher Newport University is 4,868
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for Christopher Newport University is 14 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
14 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $7,383 at Christopher Newport University.
Financial Aid Amount

Offered Degrees

CNU offers 24 major programs on-site (in-person class) only. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Bachelor's Degree210
Master's Degree30

Special Learning Opportunities

Christopher Newport University does not offer online classes (distance learning opportunities) for any degree program. The school provides ROTC, teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassNo
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:3,805)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $4,406)

Veterans Benefits

Christopher Newport University has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges