Graduate Admission

Traditional Master's Programs

Degree-seeking and non-degree-seeking applicants must have a bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college or university by the time of enrollment with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.00 on a 4.00 scale.

  • Each master's program requires certain minimum scores on a specific entrance exam (GRE, GMAT or PRAXIS/VCLA).
  • Each master's program requires recommendation forms from faculty and employers.
  • Each program has a specific application checklist of requirements for graduate admission.
  • International applicants have additional requirements and deadlines.
  • All documents submitted for admission remain the property of Christopher Newport University.

Applicants for the teaching licensure-only program should consult with the Office of Teacher Preparation regarding admission requirements.

To check the status of your application or for questions / concerns, email us at Please allow three weeks for admission decisions and processing. You will receive your decision by mail.

We encourage you to submit your application, test scores and required documents well in advance of the deadlines listed.

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