At Chowan, you will be encouraged, inspired, and empowered to do your best. To be your best. To take what you have been given, and make the most of what can be.
You will be ready to tackle problems, collaborate, & communicate with confidence. Whatever opportunities life brings your way, you’ll work like a pro and find your place to shine.
86% live on campus
40% female + 60% male
complement robust academic
programs to holistically
prepare students for life
16 honor societies
16:1 student to faculty ratio
16 average class size
Competing in Conference Carolina & one in the Gulf South
receive financial aid. Average yearly award of $27,580 inclusive of self-help aid
The world around us is always changing—including what employers expect from today’s college graduates. Excellence in a field of study is still essential, but it’s the integration of future-proof skills that will set our graduates apart for career success.
John M. Tayloe Retires from Chowan University after Three Decades of Service Above Self
Few individuals dedicate themselves to their work so fully; few put a cause – an institution – above themselves, time and time again. John M. Tayloe is one of those rare individuals. A Bertie County native and 1994 alumnus, Tayloe began his career at Chowan following his graduation, and time and time again, he has.Keep Reading “John M. Tayloe Retires from Chowan University after Three Decades of Service Above Self”
Board of Trustee Member and Alumna Jessica Drake Graduates from Virginia Rural Leadership Institute
Jessica Drake, a Board of Trustee Member and alumna of Chowan University was among the 28 graduates from the second cohort of the Virginia Rural Leadership Institute (VRLI). VRLI is a prestigious leadership program that aims to develop and support highly skilled leaders dedicated to revitalizing rural communities across Virginia. The graduation ceremony, held on.Keep Reading “Board of Trustee Member and Alumna Jessica Drake Graduates from Virginia Rural Leadership Institute”
Chowan University Criminal Justice Department Visits White House
On Saturday, October 28th, a group of Chowan University students embarked on an unforgettable educational journey to the nation’s capital. Led by Dr. Pamela Woodard and John Tayloe, the students had the opportunity to explore Washington, DC, and engage in enriching experiences that will leave a lasting impact on their lives. The day began with.Keep Reading “Chowan University Criminal Justice Department Visits White House”
Chowan University Announces Outstanding Student Awards Recipients for 2023
Chowan University is proud to announce the recipients of the 2023 Outstanding Student Awards. These exceptional students have demonstrated outstanding academic achievements, leadership skills, and a commitment to their community. The following students have been recognized for their exceptional accomplishments: – Alexandra N. Bishop of Beulaville, NC, Psychology – Malachi J. Cobb of Washington, NC,.Keep Reading “Chowan University Announces Outstanding Student Awards Recipients for 2023”
Chowan Unveils Bold Vision for University’s Future
Chowan University’s leadership announces a new vision for the institution’s future. As a life skills university, Chowan will empower students for success with a whole new approach to the academic experience. Following a monumental Board of Trustees Retreat and then called business meeting on Thursday, June 29th, university leadership has worked vigorously to pivot the.Keep Reading “Chowan Unveils Bold Vision for University’s Future”
Chowan University’s 164th Commencement Highlighted Its Students
Chowan University held its 164th Commencement on Saturday, May 6, at 10 am in the Hawks Athletic Center. The ceremony was led by chief faculty marshal James “Bo” K. Dame II, Professor of Physical Sciences and 2021-2022 Excellence in Teaching Award recipient. Each school was led by its chosen gonfalonier and candidates for graduation in.Keep Reading “Chowan University’s 164th Commencement Highlighted Its Students”
Few individuals dedicate themselves to their work so fully; few put a cause – an..
On November 17th, seven student members of the STEM Mentoring Program at Chowan University, accompanied..