Christopher Newport University

Women's D3 Coach: Lisa Valentine
6 / 10
4,857 Undergrads / 4,957 Students
7 / 10
$23,331 Net Price
4 / 10
68% Admitted
  • Team Conference

    Capital Ath. Conf. (CAC)

  • College Type

    4-year, Public

  • Campus Type

    City: Medium

Student Body
  • Male
  • Female
  • Full Time
  • Part Time
  • In-State
  • Out-of-state
  • Foreign
  • Other
  • White
  • Black
  • Asian
  • Latino
  • Foreign
  • Other
Student-to-faculty Ratio
14 to 1
Return For Sophomore Year
Overall Graduation Rate
Graduate On Time / in 6 Years
63% / 72%
Calendar System
Religious Affiliation
On campus housing is provided and is not required for incoming freshman

Other includes American Indian, Native Alaskan, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, two or more races and unknown race / ethnicity.

Team Road Trips

Christopher Newport has played many of their road games within Virginia. They travel to places such as Virginia Beach, Bridgewater, Lexington, Fredericksburg and Arlington. They have also taken road trips to Delaware and Maryland.

Recruit Commits
Jackie Hildner Loudon County Leesburg, VA Mid
Kelsey Winters South River Harwood, MD Att
Logan Quinn Loudon County Leesburg, VA Def
Julia Iapicca Oakdale Ijamsville, MD Mid
Alexandra Wettengel St. Mary's Ryken Dameron, MD Def
Caitlin Doyle Pennsbury Yardley, PA Def
Becca Creekmore Old Mill Pasadena, MD Goal
Taylor Schoolar Cox Virginia Beach, VA Goal
Lindsay Connell Mount Hebron Ellicot City, MD Mid, Att
Victoria Betterly Plymouth Whitemarsh Plymouth Meeting, PA Att
Jackie Baker Battlefield Haymarket, VA Mid
Riley Rafterry-Lee Archbishop Spalding Bowie, MD Def
Alexis Kasuda St. Mary's Severna Park, MD Att
Lizzie Burgoyne Glen Rock Glen Rock, NJ Goal
Zoe Dyer James Madison Oakton, VA Att
Kendall Krause Notre Dame Prep Ellicott City, MD Mid
Catherine Leighty Oakton Fairfax, VA Mid
Savannah Callan Massaponax Fredericksburg, VA Att
Madison Callan Massaponax Fredericksburg, VA Mid
Emma Button St. Stephen's & St. Agnes Alexandria, VA Def
Taylor Walker Steward Manakin Sabot, VA Mid
Joely Stevens Forest Hills Northern Ada, MI Mid
Gracie Sanders Hereford MD Mid
Caroline Kurtz James Madison Vienna, VA Mid, Def
Jane Pinnata Albemarle Charlottesville, VA Def
Olivia Aumais Groton-Dunstable Groton, MA Att
Gina Gorgone Woodson Fairfax, VA Att
Ellie Hansen Dominion Potomac Falls, VA Mid
Sam Wettengel St. Mary's Ryken Dameron, MD Att, Mid
Taryn Hannam-Zatz Chantilly VA Att, Mid
Unofficial list from public sources and recruit submissions.
Events By Christopher Newport University Coaches
Oct 14 '18
Newport News, VA
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Dec 8 '18
Newport News, VA
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Feb 9 '19
Newport News, VA
Women's 13-18
Jul 28-30 '19
Newport News, VA
Women's 13-18
Sep 29 '19
Newport News, VA
Women's 13-18
Dec 14 '19
Newport News, VA
Women's 13-18
Mar 29 '20
Newport News, VA
Women's 13-18
Jul 26-28 '20
Newport News, VA
Women's 13-18
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Team Videos
Where Grads Live
  • Norfolk Virginia Area
  • Washington D.C. Metro Area
  • Richmond Virginia Area
  • Greater New York City Area
  • Charlottesville Virginia Area
  • Raleigh-Durham North Carolina Area
  • Baltimore Maryland Area
  • Greater Atlanta Area
  • Roanoke Virginia Area
  • Charlotte North Carolina Area
  • Greater Denver Area
  • Greater Los Angeles Area
  • Greater Philadelphia Area
  • Dallas/Fort Worth Area
  • San Francisco Bay Area
Where Grads Work
  • Ferguson Enterprises
  • US Army
  • Newport News Public Schools
  • Northrop Grumman Corporation
  • Riverside Health System
  • City of Newport News
  • Booz Allen Hamilton
  • NASA Langley Research Center
  • Newport News Shipbuilding A Division of Huntington Ingalls Industries
  • Fairfax County Public Schools
  • Capital One
  • Wells Fargo
  • US Navy
  • College of William and Mary
  • Bank of America
What Grads Do
  • Sales
  • Operations
  • Education
  • Information Technology
  • Administrative
  • Support
  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Research
  • Media and Communication
  • Community and Social Services
  • Human Resources
  • Engineering
  • Arts and Design
Data from
Niche Grades
Overall Experience
Student Life
Professor Rating
Test Scores
Critical Reading
530 - 630
540 - 630
1130 - 1310
23 - 28

This range represents the middle half of incoming freshman from the 25th to 75th percentile. The writing component is now optional and no longer reported.

SAT Math
SAT Reading

This distribution represents incoming freshman test scores and GPA on 4.0 scale.

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Applicants 7,430 3,235 4,195
% Admitted 68% 63% 71%
% Admits That Enroll 24% 26% 23%
Incoming Freshman Average GPA 3.79
  • Accepted
  • Denied
  • Applied
  • Waitlisted
  • Admission Considerations
    Recommended Rec.
    High School GPA
    High School Rank
    High School Transcript
    College Prep Classes
    Demonstrate Competencies
    Admission Test Scores
    Other Tests (Wonderlic, etc.)
    TOEFL (English proficiency)
    Majors / Programs

    Degrees offered by popularity. Type = Bachelor.

    Business (17%)
    Psychology (15%)
    Social Sciences (14%)
    Biological & Biomedical Sciences (13%)
    Communication & Journalism (10%)
    Computer & Information Sciences (6%)
    English Language & Literature (5%)
    History (4%)
    Visual & Performing Arts (4%)
    Interdisciplinary Studies (2%)
    Physical Sciences (2%)
    Public Admin. & Social Services (2%)
    Engineering (1%)
    Foreign Languages (1%)
    Mathematics & Statistics (1%)
    Philosophy & Religious Studies (1%)
    Net Price

    Average net price = sticker price - financial aid.


    Average net price by income for incoming freshman receiving financial aid.

    Net price for students paying in-state tuition rate (public institutions).

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    Sticker Price

    Sticker price = estimated total cost of attendance.

    On Campus
    Tuition & Fees$14,754 $24,680
    Books & Supplies$1,268 $1,268
    Cost of Living$11,460 $11,460
    Personal Expenses$3,620 $3,620
    Sticker Price$31,102 $40,382

    Personal expenses includes laundry, transportation, entertainment and furnishings.

    Financial Aid

    74% of full-time, incoming freshman receive financial aid.

    Receiving Aid %
    Avg. Aid Amount
    Type of Aid
    Grant or Scholarship56%$6,078
    Federal Grants13%$4,482
    Pell Grants13%$4,326
    Other Federal1%$3,000
    State & Local Grants29%$4,752
    Institutional Grants44%$3,214
    Student Loans50%$7,998
    Federal Loans48%$5,281
    Other Loans9%$15,121

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    All financials shown for full-time, incoming freshman.

    Total Amount
    Per Student
    Financial Assets $35.4 Million $7,148

    Value of endowment assets at fiscal year end.


    Total federal debt after graduation for undergrad borrowers: $25,000.

    Total cumulative student debt by percentile.

    Total Principal
    Monthly Payment
    10 Year Repayment $21,229 $266

    Most student loans have a grace period before repayment begins.

    3 Year Avg. Default Rate: 2.4%

    Avg. rate for colleges with lacrosse is 5.1%.

    Total federal debt excludes private student loans and parent PLUS loans. Cumulative debt cohort includes 1,770 students.


    Earnings 10 years after enrollment: $46,900

    Earnings of former students working by percentile.

    Earnings of former students who received federal financial aid. Figures shown are median.


    How long until this college investment pays off: 5.63 years.

    Median debt and foregone earnings divided by median earnings. Foregone earnings assumes 4 years to graduation; at this school, 63% of students graduate on time.

    Events Attending
    Trackable Events
    IWLCA Presidents Cup
    Nov 16-18 '18
    FL: Kissimmee
    IWLCA Capital Cup
    Jul 20-22 '18
    VA: Midlothian
    maybe attending; confirmed attending.
    Team Social
    Campus Safety
    On Campus
    In Residence Halls In Res. Halls
    Criminal Offenses
    Murder - -
    Negligent Manslaughter - -
    Rape 26 21
    Fondling 3 2
    Incest - -
    Statutory Rape - -
    Robbery - -
    Aggravated Assault 1 1
    Burglary 5 4
    Motor Vehicle Theft 4 -
    Arson - -

    In Residence Halls are a subset of On Campus statistics. Murder includes non-negligent manslaughter.

    The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here. Statistics represent 3-year average data.

    Data from The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.

    Carnegie Classifications
    Basic ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Small Programs
    Undergrad InstructionArts & sciences focus, no graduate coexistence
    Graduate InstructionPostbaccalaureate: Education-dominant, with Arts & Sciences
    Enrollment ProfileVery high undergraduate
    Undergrad ProfileFour-year, full-time, selective, lower transfer-in
    Size and SettingFour-year, medium, highly residential

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