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.
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”
Chowan University Names Charles “Chuck” Taylor Interim President
Chairman Kemper Baker announced to faculty and staff today that the Board of Trustees has named Charles “Chuck” Taylor as interim president of the University, effective tomorrow, Thursday, March 30, 2023. Charles E. Taylor, “Chuck,” has spent the last 54 years serving higher education institutions in North Carolina. A native of Rocky Mount, NC, he.Keep Reading “Chowan University Names Charles “Chuck” Taylor Interim President“
Values Education | How Chowan University Infuses Christian Faith into Everyday Life
Chowan University is known for having “Faith in your future.” Much more than a tagline, our mission is to provide an education that transforms ordinary students into extraordinary graduates. We do this in good faith and optimism for each student’s success, offering opportunities for students to encounter God in different ways, such as worship, service,.Keep Reading “Values Education | How Chowan University Infuses Christian Faith into Everyday Life”
Chowan University Selects Dr. Harold Babb as Acting President
Dr. Harold W. Babb of Manakin-Sabot, Virginia, has been appointed acting President of Chowan University by the Board of Trustees, effective March 2, 2023. Dr. Babb is a 1970 graduate of Chowan University with an A.S. in Accounting. He continued his education, receiving a B.S. in Accounting from the University of Richmond, an M.S. in.Keep Reading “Chowan University Selects Dr. Harold Babb as Acting President”
Standing on the Word of God
On Tuesday, February 21st, a small group of Board of Trustee Members gathered to lay God’s word in the foundation of the Chapel. Held at the Kerr Gazebo, adjacent to the site of the Chowan University Chapel, eight Trustees gathered for a brief ceremony while construction remained steady on what has been dubbed the most.Keep Reading “Standing on the Word of God“
The Chowan Christian Service Association (CCSA) is excited to announce that Rev. Dr. Carolyn Gordon..
On September 21, 2023, Vaughan Auditorium, Marks Hall, hosted the induction of thirty-eight students into..