Money magazine names Christopher Newport one of the 2023 Best Colleges in America - Christopher Newport University


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Money magazine names Christopher Newport one of the 2023 Best Colleges in America

Quality of education, affordability and student outcomes are key factors in the rating.

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Christopher Newport has been awarded a four-star rating by Money magazine in its Best Colleges in America 2023 survey.

The magazine overhauled its college rankings system this year, abandoning numbered rankings in favor of a “stars” system. Money evaluated more than 2,400 four-year public and private colleges in the U.S., then downselected the list to 700 institutions using a variety of data points for its Best Colleges list. Money selected Christopher Newport as one of the country’s top-performing schools based on an analysis of factors that included graduation rates, net price of a degree, debt incurred, ability to repay debt, student-to-faculty ratios, standardized test scores and alumni earnings.

The four-star rating from Money magazine continues Christopher Newport’s trend of college rankings success.

Recently, the University was nationally ranked as #7 for Internships and #9 for Making an Impact by The 2023 Princeton Review. The publication also selected Christopher Newport as one of the nation’s top 10 for Career Preparation and placed it in the top 8% of all colleges and universities when it comes to providing the highest quality education for students at the most affordable cost.

U.S. News and World Reports ranked Christopher Newport #2 among Public Regional Universities in the South and #5 among all Regional Universities in the South. The University also appears in the 2022-2023 U.S. News Best Colleges rankings on the following lists:

  • Most Innovative Schools
  • Best Undergraduate Business Program
  • Best Value Schools
  • Best Undergraduate Computer Science Programs
  • Best Undergraduate Engineering Programs

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