Chowan University is a Christian University located in northeastern North Carolina with approximately 1,400 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 Criminal Justice, Education, History, Psychology, 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 both the Conference Carolinas and the CIAA, Chowan competes in 20 NCAA Division II co-educational sports.
Nestled in the historic town of Murfreesboro, along the Inner Banks of North Carolina, Chowan is 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.
We strongly encourage all students and their families to visit campus throughout the admissions process. We offer several visit options for families to choose from. You can schedule a campus visit here.