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Chowan, founded in 1848, is a private, church-affiliated, liberal arts college. Its 300-acre campus is located in Murfreesboro, 60 miles from Norfolk.

Website: www.chowan.edu/

Private
Co-ed
1,498
Undergraduate
Students
(53.4%) 800 Women
(46.6%) 698 Men
5
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Minimally difficult
Overall Admission Rate
60% of 4,379 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
2.66
SAT Math
436 average
390-475 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
377 average
390-480 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
16 average
14-17 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$35,380
Tuition and Fees
$24,980
Room and Board
$9,400
Average Percent of Need Met
73%
Average Freshman Award
$23,462
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$37,579
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
67
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 21% of classes
10-19 students: 27% of classes
20-29 students: 33% of classes
30-39 students: 17% of classes
40-49 students: 1% of classes
50-99 students: 0% of classes
Over 100 students: 1% of classes
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Campus Life

Murfreesboro Population
2,835
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Norfolk
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
89% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II, National Christian College Athletic Association
Mascot
Braves
Sororities
25% of women participate
Fraternities
25% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.7% American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.3% Asian
71.9% Black/African-American
3.7% Hispanic/Latino
2.0% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.3% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
18.1% White
3.0% Unknown
International Students
3.2% from 22 countries
First-Year Students Returning
48.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
12.2%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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