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Christopher Newport University

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

Christopher Newport University Tuition Information

In 2022, tuition for full-time students at Christopher Newport University was $9,307 a year for in-state students and $22,145 a year for out-of-state students.

Usually, college tuition rises about 3% year.

Remember, the advertized cost of tuition does not always give you enough information to determine the actual cost of attending any given college. Many students find the actual cost of college is much less than the sticker price after grants, scholarships, and tuition discounts are applied. Plus, student loans can make thecost of college feel more doable until you've finishing school and found a job.

In-state vs. Out-of-state Tuition at Christopher Newport University

Christopher Newport University is a public, state institution, so it offers a reduced tuition rate of $9,307 for in-state students who attend full-time.

Public colleges and universities receive funding from the state government. These institutions offer a lower cost of attendance for those who qualify as Virginia residents.

Attending a school where you qualify for the reduced tuition offered to state residentscan save students a lot of money on the overall cost of college. Be sure to confirm your state's requirements for in-state tuition. Every state has its own rules about what makes someone eligible for in-state tuition. The most common requirement is that students must have lived in the state for a full year before starting school. There may be additional requirements too, depending on where you live.

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Do International Students Pay More to Go to Christopher Newport University?

Tuition at Christopher Newport University is the same for each student.

International students usually do not qualify for for loans or grants from the U.S. government, but should research private or Christopher Newport University-specific aid and scholarships.

International students without financial need may be eligible for merit-based institutional scholarships.


Christopher Newport University Room, Board, Fees, and More


In addition to tuition, room and board, books, transportation and fees are also costs it consider when budgeting for college. Let's take a look at what impacts these costs, and what to expect at Christopher Newport University.

House and Food Costs at Christopher Newport University

Housing and campus dining at Christopher Newport University is $11,990 a year. This covers the cost of living in dorms or other on-campus housing, plus a meal plan that enables you to eat all or some of your meals the Christopher Newport University's on-campus cafeterias and dining facilities.

Meal-plan costs vary based on on the numnber of meals you intend to eat on-campus

How Much Do Books Cost at Christopher Newport University?

The cost of books often surprises first-year college students. The real cost of books depends on the courses you take and what kinds of books and materials they require. To save money, many students choose to use books from the library or buy books from students who have already taken the course.

Yearly Fees

Most schools charge some yearly fees to offsets cost associated with maintaining facilties, like the library, gym and computer labs.

There may be optional fees associated with participating in special activities, like Greek Life, or playing on an intramural sports team. Many schools have resources so that those with financial need to get help covering these fees.

Planes, Trains, and Automobiles: Transportation costs at Christopher Newport University

The cost of getting around in college can really vary. Will you take a subway, car or an airplane to get to school? Is on-campus parking free, or will you need to budget for parking? Is the campus small enough that you can easily walk from class-to-class?? Do you own a car, or will you need to use busses, subways, or other modes of transportation? All of these factors can drastically impact your transportation budget. At Christopher Newport University, freshman are allowed to park on campus.

A school's location can also have a big effect on transportation costs. Small, rural schools may be easier to get around, but the cost of getting to campus may be higher. On the other hand transportation in a city is often costly, but there may be more trains, busses or affordable flights to actually get to school. Christopher Newport Universityis located in a suburban setting in Virginia, not far from Virginia Beach.

Other Costs

When you're planning for college, be sure to take into account personal expenses, like entertainment, clothes, furnishings and toiletries.


The Full Cost of Attending Christopher Newport University


Now, let’s do a rundown of all of the costs associated with college, to get a better idea of how much students can expect to shell out for Christopher Newport University.

How Much Does Christopher Newport University Cost?

What will the cost of attending Christopher Newport University be? Here is a breakdown of tuition and expenses.

2022 Total Tuition and Expenses
In-state Tuition $9,307
Out-of-State Tuition $22,145
Room and Board $11,990

The total estimated cost will vary depending on whether you are going to live on-campus or off-campus.

Tuition and fees may vary depending on program, course level, location, and more.


Financial Aid at Christopher Newport University


In 2022, 1,534 of the 4,472 undergrads enrolled received financial aid. Christopher Newport University meets 69% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates.

The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $13,120 a year. Around 56% of Christopher Newport University undergrads take out student loans to cover any remaining costs. Christopher Newport University graduates who have student loans graduate with an average of $34,857 of student loan debt.

The average debt for each loan type varies.

Average Debt By Loan Type
Federal Loans $22,274
Private Loans $40,014
Most Common Loans for Christopher Newport University Students
Federal Loans 54%
Private loans 19%

Most students take out institutional or government loans, because they tend to have lower interest rates and more flexible repayment options than private loans. Loans from the federal government can be subsidized or unsubsidized. Subsidized loans do not accrue interest during school, while unsubsidized loans begin accruing interest at the time the loan is issued. If students do no qualify for enough federal loans to cover the cost of tuition, some take out private loans. Parents can also take out ParentPLUS loans, which are government loans for parents who are helping their children pay for college.

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) helps colleges determine how much financial need students and their familes have, so they can offer a financial aid package that meets, or come close to meeting, their need. For more information on Christopher Newport University financial aid, keep reading, or visit their financial aid website.

Scholarships at Christopher Newport University

Some students may receive grants and scholarships to help pay for college. Unlike loans, scholarships and grants do not have to be paid back.

In 2022, Christopher Newport University awarded 1,155 need-based scholarships to students, giving away total of $9.2 million to help students with financial need cover the cost of school. An additional $6.35 million in merit-based scholarship money was awarded to students without demonstrated financial need.

Net Cost of Christopher Newport University

The net price of college is the actual cost of attending a school for one year. Net cost is calculated by subtracting any scholarships, grants or other aid that does not need to be paid back from the total cost. Student loans are not part of the calculation, because they need to be repaid.

Now that we have a sense of the total estimated costs for Christopher Newport University students, we can subtract the average financial aid package to find the estimated net cost. Net cost can vary depending on a students’ need and the financial aid award received.

When considering whether a school fits your budget, it is important to consider the estimated net cost, not just the sticker price of tuition. Often, schools with the highest tuition also offer the most generous aid packages, so estimate your net cost before eliminating a school because it does fit your budget.

The average amount of financial aid received by a full-time first year student with demonstrated need at Christopher Newport University was $13,120 in 2022. By substracting the average financial aid package from the estimated costs, we get a number that may make the cost of Christopher Newport University seem more manageable.

Estimated Net Cost for Full-Time Students
In-State, On-Campus $1,107
Net In-state, Off-campus $2,237
Out-of-State, On-Campus $27,065

What will attending Christopher Newport University really cost you? The answer depends on several factors.

As of 2011, colleges are required to have a net price calculator on their website to help prospective students and their families make more informed decisions about the actual cost of attending that school, based on their financial situation. You can find the Christopher Newport University's net cost calculator on their website.

Christopher Newport University Tuition Payment Plans

Some students choose to use payment plans to make the cost of tuition fit more comfortably in their budget.

Students cannot pay tuition in installments. Contact the financial aid office to verify this and discuss options.

Christopher Newport University Tuition Waivers

Schools sometimes offer tuition waivers to certain groups, to offset the cost of attending. Some colleges offer tuition waivers for employees and their family members, underrepresented students, or military students. Even if you qualify for a waiver, other expenses and fees are the responsibility of the student.

Check the financial aid website for more information on payment plans and tuition waivers.


Learn More About Christopher Newport University


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Christopher Newport University Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$28,004

In State

$40,470

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$9,100
$21,566
Fees
$5,824
$5,824
Housing
$11,760
$11,760
Books
$1,320
$1,320

Christopher Newport University Financial Aid

Students Who Receive Need-Based Aid

26%

Average Financial Aid Package

$10,767

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

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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