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Chowan University Student Life

Chowan University is on a 300-acre campus in a small town setting in Murfreesboro, North Carolina, not far from Norfolk. There are many activities and organizations for Chowan University students to participate in – chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, and more.

Chowan University also has fraternities and sororities.

Chowan University has a thriving Honors Societies. In fact, more students participate in Honors Societies than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at Chowan University include Rotaract, Campus Ministry, Psychology Club and Science Club.

Chowan University students' favorite campus events are Relay For Life, Homecoming and Health Fair.

Does Chowan University Offer Student Housing?

Chowan University offers housing. Students are required to live on campus through sophomore year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.

The majority of Chowan University students live on campus. In 2021, 89% of undergrads at Chowan University lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 10% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Chowan University. There are 1,564 spots available in on-campus housing for all 1,498 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 1,297 students chose to live on-campus. On the weekends, about 60% students stay on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.Chowan University does not offer coed housing or housing for students with disabilities.

Chowan University Athletics

At Chowan University there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.

Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the unversity, funding, and compention level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.

Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.

Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.

Let's take a look at the athletic options available at Chowan University:

Sport Mens Intramural Womens Intramural Mens Division Womens Division Mens Scholarships Womens Scholarships
Club Teamsheerleading NCAA Division 2 NCAA Division 2
Golf NCAA Division 2 NCAA Division 2
Lacrosse NCAA Division 2 NCAA Division 2
Cross Country Running NCAA Division 2 NCAA Division 2
Basketball NCAA Division 2 NCAA Division 2
Soccer NCAA Division 2 NCAA Division 2
Tennis NCAA Division 2 NCAA Division 2

Safety at Chowan University

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.

Chowan University is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Chowan University campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.

Chowan University offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.

Plan a Visit to Chowan University

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit to Chowan University, take Interstate 95 to Murfreesboro, NC. If you need to fly, book your flight to Norfolk International airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in North Carolina you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore Chowan University's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour

Chowan University Students

53%

Women

47%

Men

96%

Full Time

4%

Part Time

59%

In State

41%

Out-of-State

Ethnicity

70%

17%

4%

3%

3%

2%

1%

0.33%

0.27%

Undergraduate Students

1,498

Non-Resident / International Students

48

Graduate Students

5

Chowan University Campus Services

Student Services
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  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Women's Center
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  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 ESL
Campus Security
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  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Security Patrol

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

1,503

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

60%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$24,980

Out-of-State

$24,980

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