Sep 13, 2012

CNU Ranked by U.S. News & World Report

(Newport News, Va.) - Christopher Newport University has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as the No. 3 up-and-coming regional university in the South.

According to U.S. News, the 2013 “Up-and Comers” list was developed from a survey of college administrators identifying which institutions they deemed to “have recently made the most promising and innovative changes in the areas of academics, faculty, student life, campus or facilities.”

CNU is also ranked as No. 8 among top public regional universities in the South, and No. 23 on the overall regional university list for the South.

For the complete list of rankings, visit

A four-year public university in Newport News, Virginia, Christopher Newport University enrolls 5,000 students in rigorous academic programs in the liberal arts and sciences through the College of Arts and Humanities, the College of Natural and Behavioral Sciences, and the College of Social Sciences, including the Luter School of Business. CNU offers great teaching and small class sizes with an emphasis on leadership, civic engagement and honor.

Media Contact:
Lori Jacobs
Director of Public Relations

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