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Best Values in Colleges

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Christopher Newport University (Newport News, VA)

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Christopher Newport University is ranked 80 in Kiplinger's 2016 list of Best Values in Public Colleges and is ranked 243 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 75%
Applicants who took ACT 30%

SAT Verbal Score

700+6%
600-69933%
600+39%

SAT Math Score

700+4%
600-69932%
600+36%

ACT Score

30-3611%
24-2954%
24+65%

Students applied7,366
Students admitted4,116
Admission rate56%

Students per faculty15

4-year graduation rate55%

ANNUAL COSTS

In State

Tuition$7,608
Fees$4,918
Room and board$10,614
Estimated book expense$1,240
Total cost$24,380

Cost after need-based aid$18,733
Cost after non-need-based aid$22,161

Average debt at graduation$29,385

Out of State

Tuition$18,510
Fees$5,314
Room and board$10,614
Estimated book expense$1,240
Total cost$35,678

Cost after need-based aid$30,031
Cost after non-need-based aid$33,459

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$42,400

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met63%
Average need-based aid$5,647
Average non-need-based aid$2,219

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment5,096

Full-Time

Men2,123
Women2,867

Part-Time

Men54
Women52

Freshmen retained87%

# - Based on the median earnings of workers who started at a particular college 10 years earlier and who received federal financial aid. The data don't consider whether the student graduated or went on to graduate school.

NA - Not available

SOURCES - Peterson's Undergraduate Database. (© 2015 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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