Christopher Newport University

Is CNU a Good School for the Money?

Christopher Newport University Value Report

What is a CNU degree worth? College Factual's value analysis compares CNU with other schools of similar quality to see if it's priced fairly.

Within Virginia, CNU Offers Good Quality for a Good Price.

Top 25% Virginia Value
Top 20% Virginia Quality

Christopher Newport University is ranked #9 out of #48 in Virginia for quality and #10 out of #41 for Virginia value.

This makes it a good quality for a good price in the state.

State Value Ranking  10 out of 41
Great Value
State Value Score  75.61 out of 100
Great Value

Do you qualify for in-state tuition? Check the CNU financial aid page to be sure.

Above Average Value Nationwide

Top 50% National Value
Top 20% National Quality

Christopher Newport University is ranked #514 out of 1,472 for value nationwide.

Christopher Newport University is priced competitvely when compared to other colleges of similar quality. Based on this information we believe it is a good price for the type of education provided.

National Value Ranking  514 out of 1472
Great Value
National Value Score  65.08 out of 100
Great Value

Prices of Institutions with Similar Quality Scores

School Total Price Value Grade
Covenant College $121,531 A
Ohio Wesleyan University $131,963 A
John Carroll University $150,477 B
Massachusetts Maritime Academy $153,776 B
Christopher Newport University $155,326 B
Saint Michael’s College $157,182 B-
Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College $165,198 C
Temple University $169,410 C
Roger Williams University $171,523 C
University of California - Santa Cruz $201,130 D
The New England Conservatory of Music $213,535 D

*Total price is determined by multiplying average annual cost by time to graduate.

We're Looking at a Total Cost of $155,326 for a CNU Degree

The CNU time to graduate is about 4.15 years and will cost an estimated $37,428 per year. This brings the total cost to 155,326.

Average Yearly Cost $37,428
Average Years to Graduate 4.15
Estimated Avg Total Cost of Degree $155,326

Many Factors Affect Net Price

There are many ways you can lower the cost of a college education. Consider taking advantage of in-state tuition, or shortening the length of your degree by taking summer classes. Learn more about CNU cost for other factors that may affect net price such as the financial aid you qualify for that is largely based on your family's income.

Does This School Make Financial Sense To You?

$105,356 In-State With Aid
$169,030 Avg Cost No Aid
4.15 Years to Graduate

Most students will not pay the full sticker price and few students fit perfectly into averages.

Look at the table below to determine your likely cost of a bachelor's degree at CNU.

Nationwide Value by Aid Group Avg Degree Cost Value Rank Value Grade
Students with no Aid $169,030 #91 A
All Students $155,326 #514 B
Only Students Receiving Aid $142,673 #558 B-
In-State Value by Aid Group Avg Degree Cost Value Rank Value Grade
Students with no Aid $131,713 #7 A-
All Students $118,005 #10 B+
Only Students Receiving Aid $105,356 #12 B

Note: the Value Grade for in-state students is calculated by looking only at other schools in the state of Virginia.

About 74% of CNU students receive financial aid. Get more details on what CNU financial aid you may qualify for.

How to Calculate Value

College Factual calculates average total cost by multiplying net price by time to graduation. We then compare the average total cost to other schools of a similar quality to determine value. If the school is priced fairly based on the educational quality it receives a fair ranking. If it is underpriced it receives a good or excellent value.

Read the full Best for the Money Ranking Methodology.


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