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Christopher Newport University

Department of Physics, Computer Science, and Engineering

Newport News, VA

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Christopher Newport University

Overview

Christopher Newport University / Department of Physics, Computer Science, and Engineering is located in Newport News, VA.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Applied physics and computer science

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 9

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 General Test
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required for some

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

11
Applied
10
Accepted
7
Enrolled
91%

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 Yes
Spring deadline November 1st October 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
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
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

17
Total Graduate Students
52%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
47%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 88%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 5.88%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (100%)
Female (0%)

Faculty

6
Total faculty
Full-time - 6
Part-time - 0
Male (5)
Female (1)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Advanced programming methodologies, experimental nuclear physics, computer architecture, semiconductor nanophysics, laser and optical fiber sensors
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
1,000,000

Location & Contact

Address 1 Avenue of the Arts
Newport News, VA  23606-3072
United States
Contact Dr. David Heddle
Coordinator
Email: heddle@cnu.edu
Phone: 757-594-8435
Fax: 757-594-7919