59%

Acceptance Rate

$18,296

Avg.Financial Aid

002916

FAFSA Code

About Chowan University

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

1,399

Website

https://www.chowan.edu/

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SACSCOC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Southern Baptist

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

Located in Murfreesboro, NC, Chowan University is a private, Southern Baptist university. In 1848, Chowan University was founded. Keeping the pursuit of research, innovation, and excellence at the center, Chowan University has been imparting quality education to its students. The motto of the varsity is Lux et Veritas and its official colors are chowan blue and white. Across all the courses offered at Chowan University, the enrolment stands at 1,259. The school has a total of 78 academic staff. These faculty teach different courses to the students. Around 97% of the students are 24 and under at Chowan University. Shedding some light on gender distribution at CU, around 47% of the students are females and 53% are males. In its 172 years of existence, CU has produced several known personalities like Nate McMillan (Basketball player, Coach), George Koonce (American football player), Jerry Holmes (Coach, American football player), and Mark Royals (American football player). The school believes in the all-round growth of the students and therefore, encourages students to take part in several sporting activities, conducted inside the campus. Taking into account all the undergraduate and graduate degrees, including both residential and online, CU offers around 64 programs. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by NASM (National Association of Schools of Music), NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education), and SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools).

Location & Contact

Address

One University Place

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 2523986500
Fax: 2523981190
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Rankings

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Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

Rolling Admissions

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

59%

SAT Range

810 - 1000

ACT Range

14 - 18

Application Fee

$20

SAT/ACT

Recommended

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

None

The admission to Chowan University is easy and the students can make the most out of it. Chowan University has 3 admission thresholds. To kickstart the admission process at CU, the candidates have to fill an application form and submit a fee of $20. If the SAT score of a student lies in the range of 790-970, it would improve her chances. A candidate, in order to take admission to Chowan University, must score 15 in her ACTs. But, in certain cases, those having ACT scores less than 14 are also given admission. The application process can be completed online. However, if needed, one can also visit the office at One University Place, Murfreesboro, North Carolina 27855, or call (252) 398-6500.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$17,298

Average Annual Cost

$24,980

Books And Supplies

$1,000

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$9,400

Budget For Other Expenses

$1,690

Total One Year Cost

$37,070

Tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure are the next two things that a student should keep in mind before applying to CU. The total one-year cost on a full-time basis would be somewhere around $37,670. This cost consists of the average annual tuition cost ($25,480), books and supplies ($1,000), room and boarding ($9,500), and budget for other expenses ($1,690). If it sounds unaffordable to the applicant, there are numerous financial aid options available that they can explore.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Master's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

16:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

55%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

N/A

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

N/A

Faculty Overview

51%

Male Professors

49%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, G...

47 Graduates

Criminal Justice and Corrections

25 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

25 Graduates

Psychology, General

24 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

18 Graduates

Social Sciences, General

16 Graduates

Biology, General

11 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

8 Graduates

Religion/Religious Studies

5 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

5 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

5 Graduates

Design and Applied Arts

4 Graduates

Graphic Communications

4 Graduates

History

4 Graduates

Music

4 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

3 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

1,395

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

74%

Full-time

97%

Part-time

3%

Students Gender

Male

49%

US National: 44%

Female

51%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

19% White

6% Unknown

66% Black

3% Hispanic

2% Two or more races

3% Non Resident alien

0% Asian

1% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

42%

Out Of State

56%

In State

2%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$53,634 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 94% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

94%

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

N/A

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around N/A.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

N/A

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Hawks

School Colors

blue and white

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Central Intercollegiate Athletic Assoc

Total Male Athletes

260

Total Female Athletes

120

Intramural Sports

9

Sports Club

N/A

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cross Country

Football

Golf

Lacrosse

Soccer

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Bowling

Cross Country

Golf

Lacrosse

Soccer

Softball

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

On-campus housing facilities are offered to the students who wish to remain nearby. A candidate will be needed to pay a normal expense of $9,500 per year for living on campus. At Chowan University, students are offered well-cooked food keeping in mind their health and nutritional requirements. Additionally, the university offers a wide assortment of dining and meal options to the students. The university considers the safety and security of its students to be paramount. At CU, campus safety and security features include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. The university has enrolled around 53% male and 47% female students.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$24,700/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$34,300/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$26,616

$44,875

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$276 - 466

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

100%

Average Aid Per Year

$18,296

Students Receiving Federal Grants

80%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,974

Students Receiving State Aid

55%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,521

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

100%

Average Aid Per Year

$11,864

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$19,433

$30K - $48K

$19,901

$48K - $75K

$17,296

$75K - $110K

$11,624

> $110K

$9,896

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$7,911,436

As mentioned, if one finds the fees and cost of living at CU to be on the higher side, the financial aid department of the varsity would be of huge assistance. They can assist students with scholarships, grants, and student loans as well. The average federal grant that comes from the university is around $5,270, whereas the financial aid is $12,062. The students at the university are provided with state aid and institutional aid. The state aid stands at $4,920, while the institutional aid is $12,062. The total non-need-based scholarships/grants offered to students at Chowan University add up to $7,911,436 per year.

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