Chowan University

Murfreesboro, NC

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Chowan University

Chowan University

Chowan University Student Essentials

Chowan University Student Essentials
Region: Southeast
Setting: Small Town Setting
Type: Private
Affiliation: Southern Baptist
Size: Small (Under 2,000 Undergrad)
Mascot: Hawks
Website: www.chowan.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: Yes
Selectivity: Highly Selective
In-State Tuition: $21,950
Out-of-State Tuition: $21,950
Retention Rate: 43%
Enrollment: 1,415
Year Established: 1848

About Chowan University

Chowan University is a Baptist university in Murfreesboro, North Carolina, that offers educational opportunities to students with an average academic background. Chowan University’s academics include traditional liberal arts programs, professional degrees and less common specialized majors.

Chowan University’s more than 40 bachelor’s degree programs include professional fields like:

  • Alcohol/Drug Studies Psychology
  • Computer Information Services
  • Business Administration
  • Criminal Justice
  • Imaging Technology

Students may also major in creative and liberal arts fields, such as:

  • American Studies
  • Art
  • Drama
  • Literature
  • Music Education
  • Religion

Chowan University also offers specialized degrees in less commonly seen fields like:

  • Pre-Art Therapy
  • Print Management
  • Public History
  • Sports Science

College life activities allow students to explore artistic interests through performing arts and creative writing groups. There are also recreational organizations, volunteer service projects and campus ministry activities.

Since Chowan is committed to educating average students, they generally require a GPA of between 2.5 and 3.25. Applicants also need to submit ACT or SAT scores, transcripts and a list of community service, extracurricular and church activities.

Chowan University offers different types of scholarships, including performing arts scholarships and scholarships for students who have a strong record of community service. Additional types of financial aid include federal loans and grants.

Ratings & Reviews

Overall School Rating:

Rated 4.5 of 5 Stars 2 Reviews

50% of students gave Chowan University 5 stars overall.

Student Ratings

Student at This School - Grad Year 2015

Overall Rating

Chowan University is a great school. Its not as diverse as it seems to be. I love how its a small private college though. The people there are so friendly & there hostility is wonderful. I would recommend any students to come to Chowan University.


Chowan University Map & Location

Chowan University
One University Place
Murfreesboro, NC 27855


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Getting Around Chowan University

Walkability

Excellent walkability. You do not need a car for this area.

9/10
walk

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Murfreesboro, NC

Winter
Dec
52
31
Jan
49
28
Feb
53
30
Spring
Mar
60
36
Apr
70
45
May
77
54
Summer
Jun
84
63
Jul
87
67
Aug
86
65
Fall
Sep
80
59
Oct
71
47
Nov
62
38

Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students 1,372
Freshman Class 596
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students) 1,415

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 3%
  • African American: 68%
  • Caucasian: 23%
  • American Indian or Alaska native: 1%
  • Unknown and Other: 5%
Latino 3%
African American 68%
Caucasian 23%
American Indian or Alaska native 1%
Unknown and Other 5%

Undergraduate 97%
Graduate 3%
Full-Time 84%
Part-Time 16%
Women 53%
Men 47%
International 1%
Domestic 99%

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