Tool December 2016

Best Values in Colleges

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Christopher Newport University (Newport News, VA)

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Christopher Newport University is ranked 73 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Public Colleges and is ranked 243 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 72%
Applicants who took ACT 34%

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+5%
600-69937%
600+42%

SAT Math Score

700+3%
600-69934%
600+37%

ACT Score

30-369%
24-2962%
24+71%

Students applied7,366
Students admitted4,427
Admission rate60%

Students per faculty15

4-year graduation rate57%

ANNUAL COSTS

In State

Tuition$7,836
Fees$5,218
Room and board$10,914
Estimated book expense$1,240
Total cost$25,208

Cost after need-based aid$18,592
Cost after non-need-based aid$22,861

Average debt at graduation$28,968

Out of State

Tuition$19,062
Fees$5,618
Room and board$10,914
Estimated book expense$1,240
Total cost$36,834

Cost after need-based aid$30,218
Cost after non-need-based aid$34,487

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$42,500

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met65%
Average need-based aid$6,616
Average non-need-based aid$2,347

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment5,051

Full-Time

Men2,138
Women2,823

Part-Time

Men41
Women49

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 (© 2016 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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