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Christopher Newport University

Graduate Studies

Newport News, VA

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Overview

Christopher Newport University / Graduate Studies is located in Newport News, VA, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT)
Master of Science (MS)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 86

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE, PRAXIS I, PRAXIS II, Virginia Communication and Literacy Assessment (VCLA), or PRAXIS core mathematics (depending on program)
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required for some

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

118
Applied
108
Accepted
95
Enrolled
92%

Applying

65
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline July 15th March 1st No
Spring deadline October 15th October 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE, PRAXIS I, PRAXIS II, Virginia Communication and Literacy Assessment (VCLA), or PRAXIS core mathematics (depending on program)
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 580
TOEFL IBT score: 92
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

125
Total Graduate Students
20%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
79%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0.8%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 90%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.8%
Asian 1.6%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 2.4%
Unknown 2.4%

Gender

Male (36%)
Female (64%)

Faculty

44
Total faculty
Full-time - 28
Part-time - 16
Male (22)
Female (22)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Experimental nuclear physics, instructional innovations, wetlands ecology and restoration, conservation, computer science
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
1,400,000

Location & Contact

Address 1 Avenue of the Arts
Newport News, VA  23606-3072
United States
Contact Dr. Geoffrey C. Klein
Vice Provost for Research, Graduate Studies and Assessment
Email: geoffrey.klein@cnu.edu
Phone: 757-594-7477

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