How to Apply as an International Transfer Student:

IMPORTANT DATES
Term of Entry Deadline to Apply
Fall Semester March 1
Spring Semester October 1

Apply to CNU
  • Apply online through the Common Application. There is a non-refundable application fee of $50 which can be paid with a credit card.
  • Submit official copies of your secondary school transcript(s) and/or leaving certificate(s). If these documents are not in English, please also include certified English translations.
  • Submit official copies of translated transcript(s) from all colleges and/or universities attended. We do not accept electronic college transcripts. Please request that all official college transcripts be sent to the mailing address below (partial transcripts and/or grade reports are required until final grades are posted).
  • An official credential review of all college transcripts must be sent to an official credential evaluator. Once the review is complete a copy of the review must to be sent directly from the credential evaluator to the Office of the Registrar.
  • Submit your scores from the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). If English is not your native language, and your secondary school instruction was not in English, you must submit a TOEFL score of 530 or above on the paper-based test, a score of 71 or above for the internet-based test, or a score of 197 or above on the computer-based test.
  • Submit a Financial Resources Statement (if you are not a U.S. citizen or permanent resident). In addition, please attach an official bank statement to show that you can afford to study in the United States.

Transfer Admission does not require the following Common Application Offline Supplemental forms:

  • College Officials Report
  • Instructor Evaluation
  • Secondary Report

Note: In some cases we do require the Mid-term report, but this will be determined once an application is reviewed.

For questions or more information, please contact Transfer Affairs.

Christopher Newport University
Office of the Registrar
Attn: Transfer Affairs
1 Avenue of the Arts
Newport News, VA 23606