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Christopher Newport University (Newport News, VA)

ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT: 72%
Applicants who took ACT: 34%
SAT I Verbal score 600-699: 37%
SAT I Verbal score 700+: 5%
SAT I Verbal score 600+: 42%
SAT I Math score 600-699: 34%
SAT I Math score 700+: 3%
SAT I Math score 600+: 37%
ACT score 24-29: 62%
ACT score 30-36: 9%
ACT score 24+: 71%
Students applied: 7,366
Students admitted: 4,427
Admission rate: 60%
Students per faculty: 15
4-year graduation rate: 57%
6-year graduation rate: 0%

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment: 5,051
Full-time enrolled men: 2,138
Full-time enrolled women: 2,823
Part-time enrolled men: 41
Part-time enrolled women: 49
Freshmen retained: 87%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition (in state): $7,836
Fees (in state): $5,218
Tuition (out of state): $19,062
Fees (out of state): $5,618
Room and board: $10,914
Est. book expense: $1,240
Total cost (in state): $25,208
Total cost (out of state): $36,834
Cost after need-based aid
(in state):
$18,592
Cost after non-need-based aid
(in state):
$22,861
Cost after need-based aid
(out of state):
$30,218
Cost after non-need-based aid
(out of state):
$34,487
Average debt at graduation: $28,968

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met: 65%
Average need-based aid: $6,616
Average non-need-based aid: $2,347

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

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