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Chowan University

Murfreesboro, NC 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate76%

Chowan University Admissions

It is not difficult to get into Chowan University. Chowan University admitted 76% of all applicants in 2021. Last year, 1,899 students applied to Chowan University and 1,445 were admitted.

If you are planning on applying to Chowan University, the application fee costs $20.

Chowan University Admissions Stats at a Glance

Here's an overiew of some of Chowan University's admissions stats.

Chowan University 2023 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 2.9
Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class 1%
Admissions Test Policy Not optional
Waitlist No

Chowan University Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for Chowan University.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I No
Early Decision II
Early Action No

Applying Early to Chowan University?

Chowan University does not offer early decision or early action.

➡️ Discover a list of some top colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

More on Chowan University Admissions

How To Get Into Chowan University

It is not difficult to get into Chowan University. Chowan University evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.

In 2022, Chowan University accepted 76% of students, about 1,445 from 1,899 applicants.

Schools that are not difficult to get into, like Chowan University, accept up to 95% of applicants. Most admitted students scored at most a 1010 on the SAT and a 19 on the ACT.

Transferring to Chowan University

Transfer student admissions is not difficult.

For Students Waitlisted to Chowan University

Chowan University has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What Does Chowan University Look For in an Applicant?

Colleges consider a range of factors when determining who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college determines which factors are they consider most important when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When assembling your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that prioritize the areas where you're strong.

Admissions Factors at Chowan University

What does Chowan University consider during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.

Admissions Factor Level
Academic GPA Very Important
Alumni/ae Relations Considered
Character/Personal Qualities Considered
Class Rank Considered
Application Essay Considered
Extracurricular Activities Considered
Interview Considered
Recommendation(s) Considered
Standardized Test Scores Considered
Talent/Ability Considered
Level of Applicant's Interest Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record Considered

Make sure to check with Chowan University for more information on admission factors.

Chowan University Application Requirements

To apply to Chowan University, all applicants must submit the following items. Make sure to check in with Chowan University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale) 2.02 2
Transcript of High School Record

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Chowan University?

Students admitted to Chowan University have an average unweighted GPA of 2.9.

Out of all students that were admitted, 78% submitted a class rank. At Chowan University 1% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 15% were in the top 25% and 54% were in the top 50%.

GPAs of Admitted Students

At Chowan University, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.

GPA Percent of Students
4.0 GPA
3.75 and 3.99 12%
3.50 and 3.74 17%
3.25 and 3.49 8%
3.00 and 3.24 10%
2.50 and 2.9 20%
2.00 and 2.49 25%

This chart depicts the percentage of all enrolled, degree-seeking, first-time, first year (freshmen) students who had high school grade point average within the given ranges.

Note: Some schools choose not release this information. If you have any questions regarding missing numbers, be sure to reach out to Chowan University directly.

About GPAs

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that reflects your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.

An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.

Standardized Test Scores

Chowan University does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

More Information on Transferring to Chowan University

For transfer students, it is not difficult to get admitted to Chowan University. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

Transfer students can enroll in Chowan University during the following terms:

• Fall Term

• Spring Term

• Summer Term

Chowan University Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Chowan University?

❌ Students who are admitted to Chowan University must attend in the term they start. Deferring admissions is not encouraged. If you have a unusual circumstance, contact the admissions department.

Does Chowan University accept transfer credits?

✅ Chowan University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Chowan University accepts:

• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES

Does Chowan University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

✅ Chowan University accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Chowan University?

✅ Chowan University is not test optional.

What is Chowan University's acceptance rate?

✅ Chowan University's acceptance rate is 76%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Chowan University?

❌ Chowan University does not offer early decision.

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Chowan University Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Less Selective


How hard is it to get into Chowan University? Chowan University is a less selective institution. The Chowan University acceptance rate is 76%. This means that the institution accepts 76 out of every 100 applicants.


Chowan University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Chowan University is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Chowan University is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Chowan University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

Not available


Math SAT Range

Not available


Reading SAT Range

Not available

Chowan University GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)


GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Chowan University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 2.89. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

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