Diversity and Inclusion

Diversity Statistics

Christopher Newport University is home to approximately 5,000 students. The data below provides a demographic snapshot of the populations that make up the campus community.

Fall 2019 Undergraduate Head Count

Race/Ethnicity

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students Percentage
American Indian/Native American 13 <1%
Asian/Pacific Islander 171 3.5%
Black/African American 296 6.1%
Hispanic/Latino 286 5.9%
White/Caucasian 3,711 76.7%
Multi-race 252 5.2%
International students 18 <1%
Unknown/unreported 90 1.9%

Gender*

Gender Number of Students Percentage
Men 2,159 44.6%
Women 2,678 55.4%

*Transgender and nonbinary are not captured in the report.

Age Distribution

Age Number of Students Percentage
24 years and under 4,782 98.9%
25 years and above 55 1.1%

Residency

Residency Number of Students Percentage
In-state 4,516 93.4%
Out-of-state 321 6.6%

Source: State Council of Higher Education for Virginia

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