Christopher Newport University

Christopher Newport University

Christopher Newport University is a liberal arts university located in Hampton, Virginia. It was founded in 1961 as a two-year school of the College of William and Mary. It became a four-year college in 1971 and finally became a university in 1992. The university is named after Christopher Newport, the head of the mission which brought the earliest English settlers to Jamestown. The college offers a wide variety of degrees and programs in diverse areas of study. It is organized into the following academic divisions:

  • College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
  • Joseph W. Luter III College of Business and Leadership
  • The Department of Fine Art and Art History
  • The Department of Music
  • The Department of Theatre & Dance

CNU fields several men's and women's sports teams, which participate in the USA South Athletic Conference.

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Environmental Studies
Information Science/Studies
Computer Science
Teacher Education And Professional Development, Specific Levels And Methods, Other
Computer Engineering, General
Foreign Languages And Literatures, General
English Language And Literature, General
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Mathematics, General
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Chemistry, General
Physics, Other
Psychology, General
Social Work
Visual And Performing Arts, General
Music Performance, General
History, General
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Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

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