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Christopher Newport University (Newport News, VA)

ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT: 75%
Applicants who took ACT: 30%
SAT I Verbal score 600-699: 33%
SAT I Verbal score 700+: 6%
SAT I Verbal score 600+: 39%
SAT I Math score 600-699: 32%
SAT I Math score 700+: 4%
SAT I Math score 600+: 36%
ACT score 24-29: 54%
ACT score 30-36: 11%
ACT score 24+: 65%
Students applied: 7,366
Students admitted: 4,116
Admission rate: 56%
Students per faculty: 15
4-year graduation rate: 55%
6-year graduation rate: 0%

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment: 5,096
Full-time enrolled men: 2,123
Full-time enrolled women: 2,867
Part-time enrolled men: 54
Part-time enrolled women: 52
Freshmen retained: 87%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition (in state): $7,608
Fees (in state): $4,918
Tuition (out of state): $18,510
Fees (out of state): $5,314
Room and board: $10,614
Est. book expense: $1,240
Total cost (in state): $24,380
Total cost (out of state): $35,678
Cost after need-based aid
(in state):
$18,733
Cost after non-need-based aid
(in state):
$22,161
Cost after need-based aid
(out of state):
$30,031
Cost after non-need-based aid
(out of state):
$33,459
Average debt at graduation: $29,385

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met: 63%
Average need-based aid: $5,647
Average non-need-based aid: $2,219

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

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