Located on 260 acres in Newport News, Virginia, between historic Williamsburg and Virginia Beach and adjacent to the 550-acre Mariners’ Museum and Park, the Noland Trail, and the James River.
- Class Size
Average class size: 25
- Clubs & Student Organizations
More than 250 academic, social, athletic, and other clubs and student organizations.
5,232 students; 1,225 first-year students
Undergraduate students: 5,094
Graduate Students: 138
Nearly $1 billion in new construction in the last 18 years has built a beautiful campus with world-class facilities.
Nearly 90 percent hold a PhD or highest degree in their fields. Our professors were called “dedicated and caring” in a Washington Post survey.
- Geographic Distribution*
Students are enrolled from every region in Virginia, 27 other states and 38 foreign countries.
- High school GPA*
Middle 50 percent range: 3.4-3.9 (4.0 scale)
- Intercollegiate Athletics
NCAA Division III; 23 varsity teams
- Club and Intramural Sports
In addition to our varsity teams, CNU has intramural and club sports teams that include season-long, one-day, individual, team and co-ed sports.
- Residential Facilities
Modern and spacious residence halls. All students are required to live on campus for the first three years. The Princeton Review has ranked our residence halls among the top in the United States in the group’s “Best College Dorms” category.
International students are eligible for more than 400 renewable freshman Honors, Leadership, performing arts and service scholarships offered each fall.
*For freshman class entering fall 2013