Christopher Newport University Top Questions

Describe your favorite campus traditions.


Very large dorms with nice living places and accepting more students than they have bed for. Also known for Paul Tribles love of contruction on campus.


The school is known for its beauty.


CNU is widely known for it's high merits (most students admitted have an average GPA of 3.7) and how difficult it is to be accepted. It has also grown extensively in the past few years and is making a very positive reputation for itself. It has been in Princeton Review's top colleges for two years in a row now, and is becoming one of the top colleges in America.


Christopher Newport University is, hands down, best known for our family-like atmosphere. People at CNU hold doors for one another, make eye contact when envolved in any conversation, and smile whenever they pass someone on the sidewalk. This community feel is a trait that CNU should forever be recongized for.


A liberal arts college with many different choices. A great place for the student seeking a medium sized college in a medium sized town. An up and coming school with rapid growth and plenty of chances for a person to shine.


Christopher Newport University is best known for its "private school feel and public school price." The university is also well known for it's Presidential Leadership Program and three masters program (which includes education, environmental science and physics). I am apart of the PLP program and am on track to receive my masters in environmental science. The PLP program requires students to perform volunteer work, a minor in leadership and attendance in several monthly speakers.


We are best known for our growing school, full of all different kinds of people who work together as a community.


Christopher Newport University has a wide variety of majors and minors. With a great support for the arts, our wonderful Ferguson Center houses most of the performing arts classes and provides excellent performance space as well as a venue for visiting artists and performers.


The leadership prgram is the most important to our campus president


Christopher Newport Unviersity, in my opinion, is best known for how much the students give back to the surrounding community. There is an Office of Service Learning, that focuses on helping students gain experience in their field while spending time giving back to the community that gives so much to us.