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Christopher Newport University

Newport News, VA
#17

Regional Universities South



Founded in 1960, Christopher Newport University is a public institution residing on 260 suburban acres in Newport News, Virginia. The school offers a variety of exceptional undergraduate programs and several master's degrees as well. The Christopher Newport University Captains compete in the NCAA Division III USA South Athletic Conference.

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Quick Facts


1 Avenue of the Arts
Newport News, VA 23606

2014-2015 Tuition

$21,578 Tuition and Fees

Students

5094 undergraduate students
43% male / 57% female

Admission

February 1 application deadline
59% accepted

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Summary


School Details

Institutional Control: public
Year Founded: 1960

Programs Offered

bachelor's degree, master's degree

Majors Offered

Information Technology, Information Science/Studies, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, General, German Language and Literature, French Language and Literature, Spanish Language and Literature, Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General, English Language and Literature, General, Biology/Biological Sciences, General, Biochemistry, Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology, Environmental Biology, Neuroscience, Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other, Mathematics, General, Applied Mathematics, General, Computational Mathematics, Environmental Science, Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other, Philosophy, Chemistry, General, Physics, Other, Psychology, General, Social Work, Economics, General, Political Science and Government, General, Sociology, American/United States Studies/Civilization, Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General, Fine/Studio Arts, General, Music Performance, General, Business Administration and Management, General, Accounting, Finance, General, Marketing/Marketing Management, General, History, General, Speech Communication and Rhetoric

Minors Offered

Information Science/Studies, Computer Science, Linguistics, German Language and Literature, French Language and Literature, Spanish Language and Literature, Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General, Latin Language and Literature, Child Development, Legal Studies, General, English Language and Literature, General, Biology/Biological Sciences, General, Mathematics, General, Environmental Studies, Medieval and Renaissance Studies, Philosophy and Religious Studies, Other, Chemistry, General, Physics, Other, Psychology, General, Homeland Security, Community Organization and Advocacy, Anthropology, Political Science and Government, General, Sociology, African Studies, American/United States Studies/Civilization, Asian Studies/Civilization, Women's Studies, Dance, General, Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General, Film/Cinema/Video Studies, Art/Art Studies, General, Art History, Criticism and Conservation, Business Administration and Management, General, Business/Managerial Economics, Organizational Behavior Studies, International Business/Trade/Commerce, History, General, Speech Communication and Rhetoric

General Student Body Information

Total number of undergraduates: 5,094
Total number of degree-seeking full-time undergraduates: 4,962
Total number of degree-seeking part-time undergraduates: 121
Percent of male undergraduates: 43%
Percent of female undergraduates: 57%

Student Services

Basic services offered: nonremedial tutoring, health service
Counseling services offered: academic, career, personal
Campus safety and security services offered: 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols; Late night transport/escort service; 24-hour emergency telephones; Lighted pathways/sidewalks; Controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Activities

Student activities offered: campus ministries, choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, international student organization, jazz band, literary magazine, marching band, model UN, music ensembles, musical theater, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, symphony orchestra, television station

Sports

Intercollegiate varsity nonscholarship sports offered for men: baseball, basketball, cross country, football, golf, lacrosse, soccer, tennis, track and field (indoor), track and field (outdoor)
Intercollegiate varsity nonscholarship sports offered for women: basketball, cross country, field hockey, lacrosse, soccer, softball, tennis, track and field (indoor), track and field (outdoor), volleyball

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Crime Statistics

Criminal Offences - On-Campus1 2010 2011 2012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 6 0 1
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 1 0
Aggravated assault 1 1 0
Burglary 5 3 7
Motor vehicle theft 1 0 1
Arson 0 1 0
Criminal Offences - On-Campus Student Housing Facility2 2010 2011 2012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 6 0 1
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 1 0
Aggravated assault 0 0 0
Burglary 4 0 1
Motor vehicle theft 0 0 0
Arson 0 0 0
Criminal Offences - Noncampus Building or Property3 2010 2011 2012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 0 0 0
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 0
Aggravated assault 0 0 0
Burglary 0 0 0
Motor vehicle theft 0 0 0
Arson 0 0 0
Arrests - On-Campus1 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 1
Drug law violations 7 2 7
Liquor law violations 28 8 23
Arrests - On-Campus Student Housing Facility2 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 0
Drug law violations 2 2 6
Liquor law violations 9 2 11
Arrests - Noncampus Building or Property3 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 0
Drug law violations 0 0 0
Liquor law violations 0 0 0

Comments



1On-Campus: (1) Any building or property owned or controlled by an institution within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area and used by the institution in direct support of, or in a manner related to, the institution's educational purposes, including residence halls; and (2) Any building or property that is within or reasonably contiguous to paragraph (1) of this definition, that is owned by the institution but controlled by another person, is frequently used by students, and supports institutional purposes (such as a food or other retail vendor).
2On-Campus Student Housing Facility: Any student housing facility that is owned or controlled by the institution, or is located on property that is owned or controlled by the institution, and is within the reasonably contiguous geographic area that makes up the campus is considered an on-campus student housing facility.
3Noncampus Building or Property: (1) Any building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (2) Any building or property owned or controlled by an institution that is used in direct support of, or in relation to, the institution's educational purposes, is frequently used by students and is not within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area of the institution.