D+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    C-
  2. Value
    C
  3. Diversity
    B+
  4. Campus
    D-
  5. Athletics
    B
  6. Party Scene
    C-
  7. Professors
    C+
  8. Location
    D-
  9. Dorms
    C-
  10. Campus Food
    C-
  11. Student Life
    D-
  12. Safety
    C-
Chowan University is ...
Private not-for-profit, Baptist
Athletic Division
NCAA Division II (with football)
Athletic Conference
Central Intercollegiate Athletic Assoc
Address
One University Place
Murfreesboro, NC 27855
Website

Chowan University Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
62%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
700-860
ACT Range
14-17
Application Fee
$20
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
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Cost

Net Price
$17,977/ year
National
$15,403
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $16,544/ year
  • $30-48k
    $17,007/ year
  • $49-75k
    $19,516/ year
  • $76-110k
    $23,705/ year
  • $110k+
    $25,004/ year

Academics

Professors
C+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
16:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
70%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.54 responses
55%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.53 responses
56%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.52 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,453Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
3%
Pell Grant
80%
Varsity Athletes
24%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 34 responses
Report
  • Open
    71%
  • Vehement
    21%
  • Lazy
    9%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
98%
Poll
53%
of students say that Greek life is pretty big.60 responses
Poll
68%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life.71 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 36 responses
Report
  • Fun at times
    31%
  • Active
    19%
  • Dull
    14%
  • Active
    11%
  • Fun, safe environment
    11%
  • Boring
    8%
  • Homey
    6%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$35,400/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
24%
National
48%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
93%
National
83%
72%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.39 responses
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Chowan is a small school that which, I am grateful for. It really allows me to preform at my best. However, it is a bit of a party school. there is a party most weekends. The staff and faculty really care about each individuals experience. Great people! Great school!
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Chowan is amazing! I'm a senior, and I wish I wasn't leaving just yet. I came in very uncertain about my academic potential. I will now be graduating with honors and an impressive resume. I owe it all to Chowan University!
Overall experience is alright. The college is not what I expected from my first visit. I have adapted to the boring campus with barley any places to eat near by. Academic wise is great! The only bad thing is comfort, finding joy in staying here.