Charting Your Course
Education at Christopher Newport University is about more than memorizing facts. It’s about learning to think analytically and communicate effectively — and about preparing for a dynamic future. It’s the adventure of a lifetime!
Undergraduate programs at CNU cover a broad range of fields in the liberal arts and sciences as well as business. Whichever discipline you choose, you’ll learn in small classes with exceptional professors who will get to know you as an individual. CNU’s educational philosophy is built upon developing mentoring relationships between student and teacher. Our faculty has real-world, hands-on experience, and they’re passionate about sharing that experience with you.
Our graduate programs allow you to continue your academic journey with three excellent master's level programs: MS in applied physics and computer science, MS in environmental science and master of arts in teaching.
Outside the classroom, there’s a wealth of tools and resources at your disposal, from our computer labs to our state-of-the-art library. You’ll also find support through CNU’s innovative learning communities and tutoring services, and opportunities to shine through our comprehensive Honors Program and the President’s Leadership Program.
We’ll also help you prepare for your entry into the workforce through our career services and extensive network of on-the-job internships.
The Honor Code
On my honor, I will maintain the highest standards of honesty, integrity and personal responsibility. This means I will not lie, cheat, or steal and as a member of this academic community, I am committed to creating an environment of respect and mutual trust.