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Chowan University is a Christian University located in northeastern North Carolina with approximately 1,300 students from over 28 states and 14 different countries. Our faculty provide caring, individualized attention to the students they advise and instruct.

Chowan University provides a liberal arts, values-based education that transforms students into well-rounded, global Gospel graduates. Among over 70 majors and minors, our most popular are Education, Psychology, Criminal Justice, History, Sports Studies and Physical Education and Biology. With a 16:1 student-faculty ratio, our class sizes are small, giving students opportunities to know classmates and professors on personal levels that extend beyond the classroom.

Chowan is committed to affordable higher education access and awards over $30 million in financial aid each year. Chowan features more than 45 clubs, organizations, and honor societies. As a member of the CIAA, Chowan competes in 15 NCAA Division II co-educational sports.

Chowan is nestled in the historic town of Murfreesboro, along the Inner Banks of North Carolina, easily accessible from metropolitan areas such as Hampton Roads, VA, Raleigh, NC, and Washington, DC. Centrally located from to everything from shopping, beaches, amusement parks and nature preserves, Chowan provides a unique balance of academics, athletics, activities and adventure.

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