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Can I get into CNU? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 4,427 out of 7,366 applicants or 60% were admitted making CNU a moderately competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Academically, it has difficult requirements for admission test scores. Christopher Newport University typically accepts and attracts A- average high school students. Only 28% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||26%||30%||28%|
What are the SAT and ACT requirements for students to be admitted to Christopher Newport University and what score do you need to get in? The tables below describe the SAT and ACT test score percentile profile of the Fall 2015 starting class.
Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1140 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 1050. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1230 out of 1600. A competitive SAT score is critical as 72 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.
|25th Percentile Score||75th Percentile Score|
|SAT Score (NEW 1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1320 and Above||Good||>72%|
|1230 to 1320||Avg +||60%-72%|
|1140 to 1230||Avg -||47%-60%|
|1050 to 1140||Reach||34%-47%|
|Less than 1050||Low||<34%|
You will need very good grades in high school to get into Christopher Newport University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Christopher Newport University was 3.7 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily A- students are accepted and ultimately attend. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as CNU accepts 60% of students who apply.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Admission Chances|
|3.50 to 3.75||30%||Avg +|
|3.25 to 3.50||18%||Avg -|
|3.00 to 3.25||7%||Reach|
|2.75 to 3.00||2%||Reach|
|2.50 to 2.75||0%||Low|
|2.25 to 2.50||0%||Low|
|2.00 to 2.25||0%||Low|
The application deadline for Fall 2017 has passed. Applications were due on Feb 1, 2017.
What are the requirements for admission to Christopher Newport University and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Required|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
Does accept high school AP credits or award dual credit towards both a college and high school degree?
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=231712 IPEDS survey data for Christopher Newport University.