Christopher Newport University

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$9,100
0% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$25,393
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
0.976%
Default Rate
2020 Acceptance Rate
76.4%
7,311 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
4,868
97.4% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
79.9%
979 Graduates

About

Christopher Newport University is a higher education institution located in Newport News city, VA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Christopher Newport University were General Business Administration & Management (169 degrees awarded), General Biological Sciences (157 degrees), and General Psychology (157 degrees).

In 2020, 1,248 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Christopher Newport University. 59.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 40.6% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (993 degrees), 14.2 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (70 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Christopher Newport University is $9,100, which is $−13,430 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Christopher Newport University is $9,100, which is $−13,430 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $25,393.

In 2020, 55% of undergraduate students attending Christopher Newport University received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 45% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$9,100
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Christopher Newport University was $9,100. The cost of tuition at Christopher Newport University is $−13,430 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

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Average Net Price

$25,393
2020 Value
0.197%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Christopher Newport University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $25,393. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Christopher Newport University grew by 0.197%.

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Other Student Expenses

$12,092
Room and Board
$1,304
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Christopher Newport University was of $12,092 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,304. The cost of room and board increased by 2.62% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies increased by 2.84% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

55%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
45%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

55% of undergraduate students at Christopher Newport University received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a decline of 1.79% with respect to 2019, when 56% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
0.976%
2018 Default Rate
9
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Christopher Newport University was 0.976%, which represents 9 out of the 922 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Christopher Newport University received 7,311 undergraduate applications in 2020, which represents a 1.49% annual growth. Out of those 7,311 applicants, 5,587 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 76.4% acceptance rate.

There were 4,868 students enrolled at Christopher Newport University in 2020, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Christopher Newport University has an overall enrollment yield of 20.7%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

76.4%
Acceptance Rate in 2020
5,587
Accepted Out of 7,311

In 2020, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Christopher Newport University was 76.4% (5,587 admissions from 7,311 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2019, which was 71.9%. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of applicants grew by 1.49%, while admissions grew by 7.88%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%
Submission Percentage
0
Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at Christopher Newport University in 2020 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Christopher Newport University has a total enrollment of 4,868 students. The full-time enrollment at Christopher Newport University is 4,739 students and the part-time enrollment is 129. This means that 97.4% of students enrolled at Christopher Newport University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Christopher Newport University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 76% White, 6.45% Black or African American, 6.45% Hispanic or Latino, 5.48% Two or More Races, 3.92% Asian, 0.144% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0822% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Christopher Newport University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (42.6%), followed by White Male (33.3%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (3.61%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (48.8%), followed by White Male (38.4%) and Black or African American Female (4.65%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

97.4%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Christopher Newport University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 4,868 students. The full-time enrollment at Christopher Newport University is 4,739 and the part-time enrollment is 129. This means that 97.4% of students enrolled at Christopher Newport University are enrolled full-time compared with 68.8% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

87%
2020 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Christopher Newport University was 87%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), Christopher Newport University had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    3,698
  2. Black or African American
    314
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    314

The enrolled student population at Christopher Newport University is 76% White, 6.45% Black or African American, 6.45% Hispanic or Latino, 5.48% Two or More Races, 3.92% Asian, 0.144% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0822% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 52.6% White, 16.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 63 students (1.29%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2020, 234 more women than men received degrees from Christopher Newport University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Christopher Newport University is white (993 degrees awarded). There were 14.2 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (70 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Christopher Newport University is General Business Administration & Management (169 degrees awarded), followed by General Biological Sciences (157 degrees) and General Psychology (157 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Christopher Newport University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are History (40 degrees awarded), Biology (169 degrees), and Social Sciences (187 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Christopher Newport University are Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (488,470 people), Other managers (476,712 people), Physicians (448,867 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (392,755 people), and Postsecondary teachers (296,015 people).

The most specialized majors at Christopher Newport University are History (40 degrees awarded), Biology (169 degrees), Social Sciences (187 degrees), Communications (103 degrees), and Psychology (157 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Christopher Newport University are Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists, Surgeons, Clinical and counseling psychologists, Computer hardware engineers, and Entertainers & performers, sports & related workers, all other

The most specialized majors at Christopher Newport University are History (40 degrees awarded), Biology (169 degrees), Social Sciences (187 degrees), Communications (103 degrees), and Psychology (157 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Christopher Newport University are Elementary & secondary schools (921,897 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (744,388 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (737,898 people), Legal services (400,736 people), and Computer Systems Design (316,875 people).

The most specialized majors at Christopher Newport University are History (40 degrees awarded), Biology (169 degrees), Social Sciences (187 degrees), Communications (103 degrees), and Psychology (157 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Christopher Newport University.
Most Common
  1. 169 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 157 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 157 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Christopher Newport University was General Business Administration & Management with 169 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

507
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
741
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 507 degrees were awarded to men at Christopher Newport University, which is 0.684 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (741).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 102 degrees were awarded to men at Christopher Newport University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.52 times more than the 67 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 140 degrees were awarded to women at Christopher Newport University in General Psychology, which is 8.24 times more than the 17 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

63%
100% Completion Time
72%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 63% of students graduating from Christopher Newport University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 72% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 73% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Two or More Races Female
Highest Graduation Rate (84.6%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Christopher Newport University is Female and Two or More Races (84.6% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 2.25% of graduates (22 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    993 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    70 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    55 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Christopher Newport University is white (993 degrees awarded). There were 14.2 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (70 degrees).

3.21% of degree recipients (40 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Female
    582 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    411 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    39 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Christopher Newport University is white female (582 degrees awarded). There were 1.42 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (411 degrees).

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Operations

Christopher Newport University has an endowment valued at nearly $39.2M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $725k (1.85%), compared to the 3.19% average return ($1.26M on $39.6M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2020, Christopher Newport University had a total salary expenditure of $165M. Christopher Newport University employs 93 Associate professors, 75 Assistant professors, and 52 Professors. Most academics at Christopher Newport University are Male Associate professors (50), Male Assistant professors(47), and Female Associate professors (43).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Christopher Newport University are: Service, with 194 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 94 employees, and Management with 79 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$39.2M
2020 Endowment
7.16%
growth from 2019

Christopher Newport University has an endowment valued at about $39.2M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Christopher Newport University grew 7.16% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $455k lower than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Masters Colleges & Universities: Small Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $1.55M - Federal
  2. $245k - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, Christopher Newport University received $1.55M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $245k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$58M
2020 Salaries
4.45%
growth from 2019

In 2020, Christopher Newport University paid a median of $58M in salaries, which represents 35.2% of their overall expenditure ($165M) and a 4.45% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 3.95% growth from 2018 and a 5.68% growth from 2017.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 34.6M (40.9% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$23.5M
Instructional Salaries
287
Number of Employees

In 2020, Christopher Newport University paid a total of $23.5M to 287 employees working as instructors, which represents 40.5% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11M (31.8%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Associate professor
Most Common Instructor
93 Employees
Service
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
194 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Christopher Newport University were Associate professor with 93 employees; Assistant professor with 75 employees; and Assistant professor with 52 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Christopher Newport University were Service with 194 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 94 employees; and Management with 79 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Associate professor
  2. Male Assistant professor
  3. Female Associate professor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Christopher Newport University was Male Associate professor with 50 employees, Male Assistant professor with 47 employees, and Female Associate professor with 43 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Christopher Newport University.

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