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Details for Chowan University


Chowan University in Northeastern North Carolina has offered Christian education since its founding as a Baptist institute in 1848.

Read more about Chowan University in articles from the Pope Center for Higher Education Policy.

Public or Private: Private
Average High School GPA: 2.60
Average SAT Score (Out of 2400): 1050-1320
ACT Score: 14-17
6-Year Graduation Rate: 30%
Acceptance Rate: 59%
Student-Faculty Ratio: 18:1
Undergraduate Enrollment: 1282
Women's College: No
Religious Affiliation: Southern Baptist
Location: Rural
Academic Quality
General Education Rating: B
Shakespeare: No
Academic Transparency: Not Transparent
Financial Matters
In State Tuition: $22,510.00
Out of State Tuition: $22,510.00
Average Starting Salary of Graduates: N/A
Average Student Debt of Graduates: $35,031.00
Good Economic Value?: Poor
Percentage of Funding Provided by Taxpayers: 10.00%
Percentage of Alumni who Give: 10.00%
FIRE's Free Speech Rating: Red
Alternative Newspaper: No
Student Political Involvement: Non-Political
Faculty Political Balance: Unbalanced: Democratic
Board of Trustees Political Balance: Unbalanced: Democratic
Pope Center for Higher Education Policy Articles

These articles are primarily about Chowan University:

N.C. School Mascots May Violate Federal Law: Antidiscrimination laws call for an end to Native American images (April 26, 2001)

These articles mention Chowan University:

Out of School and Into the Red: Debt-to-salary ratios reveal which North Carolina schools give students a good payback. (September 2, 2011)

Subdued Beginnings: The times are somber and the commencement speakers are serious. (May 15, 2011)

The Winners Are...Democrats!: The Pope Center's College Finder project reveals that the faculty at North Carolina colleges are mostly Democrats. (April 8, 2011)

How Does Your University Measure Up?: The Pope Center and ACTA examine the state of general education at colleges and universities in North Carolina. (February 24, 2011)

The Truth about Campus Crime: In spite of the headlines, campuses are generally safe; watch out for the neighborhood, though. (December 6, 2010)

In Defense of Pervasive Sectarianism: A recent ruling by the North Carolina Court of Appeals places a needless burden on the state’s religiously based private colleges. (August 30, 2010)

Do North Carolina Students Have Freedom of Speech? (February 17, 2010)

To Be or Not To Be: Shakespeare in the English Department (September 27, 2007)