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Christopher Newport University

Newport News, VA 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate89%
Acceptance Rate89%

Christopher Newport University Academics

Christopher Newport University requires at least 120 semester hours to graduate with a bachelor's degree.

There is no accelarated degree program at Christopher Newport University, but students who wish to save money or graduate early can look into transferring in credits. Christopher Newport University accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit and IB credits. Many students like to take classes in the summer, to earn extra credits. However, Christopher Newport University does not offer classes during the summer.

NOTE: Around 75% of students who start college at Christopher Newport University finish the requirements for graduation within six years.

Christopher Newport University offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.

Academic Options Yes No
Accelerated Degree Program X
Transfer Credits Accepted
AP Credit Accepted
IB Credits Accepted
Summer Classes Available X
New Student Orientation

Reminder: Christopher Newport University may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.

Which Courses Are Required At Christopher Newport University?

Christopher Newport University has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.

Students are required to fulfill a language requirement

Students do not have to take a computer class.

Course Required?
2nd Language Yes
Math true
Science true
Computer No

Reminder: Check with Christopher Newport University directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.

Majors at Christopher Newport University

When choosing a major, Christopher Newport University students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at Christopher Newport University.

Student Designed Majors

Christopher Newport University allows students to design their own major, if desired. If students would like to study something that is not offered as an official major, designing their own major is a great alternative.

Senior Projects

Christopher Newport University does not require students to complete a senior project.

Double Majoring at Christopher Newport University

Christopher Newport University offers students the option to double major, if they would like. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major.

NOTE: Double majoring may mean taking more courses, but it can provide a unique combination of experience that helps students stand out when job searching or applying to a graduate program.


Frequently Asked Questions About Christopher Newport University


Does Christopher Newport University Offer Learning Disability Services?

❌ Christopher Newport University does not offer services for students with disabilities.

Does Christopher Newport University Offer Online Classes?

❌ Christopher Newport University does not have distance learning options or fully-online programs, so students must be able to attend classes on-campus.

Does Christopher Newport University Give Credit for AP Classes?

✅ Christopher Newport University offers some credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.

Does Christopher Newport University Have An Honors Program?

✅ Christopher Newport University offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, but does not offer a Freshman Honors College. Students must complete a senior project if they are in the Honors Program at Christopher Newport University.

Does Christopher Newport University Require Internships?

🟨 Christopher Newport University does not require an internship for all students, but does require an internship for students in some majors.


Additional Information About Christopher Newport University


Christopher Newport University Library

The main library on campus is the Paul and Rosemary Trible Library and there are no other libraries on campus.

Dual Degree Programs at Christopher Newport University

A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time.

Christopher Newport University does not have any dual degree programs available for students.

ROTC

What is ROTC?

The Reserve Officers' Training Corps, which is also commonly known as ROTC, is a leadership program that prepares students to serve in the U.S. Armed Forces after graduation. College level ROTC programs prepare students to become officers in the military through physical, academic, and leadership training. ROTC programs are part of the college curriculum and usually cover the cost of tuition.

Does Christopher Newport University have any ROTC programs?

Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every school. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.

Christopher Newport University has an Army ROTC program.

Some ROTC programs are provided directly on campus and others are hosted at a cooperating instiution off campus. The ROTC program locations at Christopher Newport University include:

•an ARMY ROTC branch unit on campus

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

4,584

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

89%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$14,924

Out-of-State

$27,390

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Feb 1
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