Chowan University

Overview of Chowan University

The campus of Chowan is in Murfreesboro, NC, which is a rural site not far from an urban area. Its Southern Baptist nature is one of the defining aspects of the school. Chowan is a private, not-for-profit institution. Degrees at the school include, at the school's highest level, the Bachelor's degree.

Areas of Study

Chowan is known for its programs in media, music, nutrition and exercise therapy, security and law enforcement.

Chowan Selectivity

Admission at the school is selective, not open to all who apply. Three quarters of students in 2007-2008 had SAT verbal scores of at least 370. Half of math SAT scores of accepted students fell between 370 and 480.


The school has a tenure system for senior faculty.

Student Body

In 2007-2008, Chowan had 875 students enrolled (843 full-time equivalent).

Student Life

The school has a residential or campus feel. Chowan offers dorm rooms to a higher percentage of its students than do most colleges. The school offers students meal plans. Chowan values student athletics, and belongs to the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association, Other, Other, Other. The school offers athletic financial aid to more of its students than do most colleges.

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Some campuses offers specific programs
American/United States Studies/Civilization
Graphic Communications, General
Graphic And Printing Equipment Operator, General Production
Elementary Education And Teaching
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Mathematics Teacher Education
Music Teacher Education
Physical Education Teaching And Coaching
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
Social Science Teacher Education
Social Studies Teacher Education
Biology Teacher Education
History Teacher Education
English Language And Literature, General
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Mathematics, General
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Health And Physical Education/Fitness, General
Religion/Religious Studies
Psychology, General
Graphic Design
Fine/Studio Arts, General
Music, General
Music Management
History, General
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Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2015-16, National Center for Education Statistics, https://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

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