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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.

About Chowan

Academics
700 students

86% live on campus
40% female + 60% male

Academics
10 core life skills

complement robust academic
programs to holistically
prepare students for life

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60 academic programs

16 honor societies
16:1 student to faculty ratio
16 average class size

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21 D-II Teams

Competing in Conference Carolina & one in the Gulf South

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100% students

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.

President Rosemary Thomas
Campus News, Featured, President Thomas

President Thomas’ 100 Days Message

On June 20, 2024, Dr. Rosemary M. Thomas concluded her 100 days as the first female president of Chowan University.  Below is a message from her to the campus community: Greetings! As I think back on the past 100 days, I am humbled to have been given this opportunity to serve as your president. The.

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Commencement
Campus News, Featured, President Thomas

The 165th Commencement at Chowan University

Chowan University held its 165th commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 4th, 2024. The event was momentous, marking the culmination of years of hard work and dedication for the graduating class. As 140 undergraduate and 34 graduate degrees were conferred in person, the room was filled with pride and excitement.  A highlight of the ceremony included.

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Chowan University
Featured, Student Life

Chowan University Announces Formation of Student Leadership Board to Enhance Student Engagement and Leadership Skills

Chowan University is excited to announce the establishment of the Student Leadership Board, a transformative initiative aimed at further enhancing the university’s commitment to developing well-rounded individuals equipped with essential life skills. Beginning in the fall of 2024, the Student Leadership Board will replace the former Student Government Association, ushering in a new era of.

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Give back to the future!
Alumni & Friends, Campus News, Featured

Chowan Gives 2024 Exceeds Fundraising Goal, Raising Over $212,000 to Support Students’ Future

Chowan University surpassed its iconic goal of $175,000 for the 2024 Chowan Gives event while continuing to celebrate its 175th anniversary. In the 1,848 minutes of fundraising, 664 generous donors came together to surpass the goal, and $212,647 was raised. The campaign ended with a total funding percentage of 121% and encompassed a variety of.

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Give back to the future!
Alumni & Friends, Campus News, Featured

Join us for Chowan Gives 2024 on April 10th and 11th 

The Chowan Gives 2024 campaign is set to launch next Wednesday, April 10th at 8:00 am, and will continue until 2:48 pm on April 11th. This annual giving campaign aims to inspire students, alumni, and staff to Give Back to the Future, ensuring that current and future Chowan students can reap the maximum benefits. The.

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Dr. Rosemary Thomas
Campus News, Featured, President Thomas

Chowan University Board of Trustees Selects Dr. Rosemary M. Thomas as 24th President

In a special called meeting of the Chowan University Board of Trustees, the Presidential Search Committee, chaired by Jane Burke, presented the committee’s recommended presidential candidate to the full Board of Trustees as the next president of Chowan University.  In a unanimous vote, Dr. Rosemary M. Thomas has been selected as the 24th — and.

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More News

Alumni & Friends, Campus News
Chowan University Welcomes JaCinda Griffin as Enrollment Advisor

Chowan University is pleased to announce the appointment of JaCinda Griffin as a new Enrollment..

Academics
Chowan University Hosts Five Day Campapalooza

Chowan University recently hosted over forty high school students from June 23 to 28 at..


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Chowan is a Life Skills University

Career Driven
With majors in today’s highest-demand fields, we’re positioning students for a dynamic job market.
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collaboration
Innovative Learning
A non-traditional innovative learning schedule allows students to concentrate on just two classes at a time for seven-week sessions.
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Life Skills
Throughout all coursework and across the college experience, we’ve integrated future-proof skills development that prepares students for the demands of career and life
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Faith
The entire student experience at Chowan is built on a strong spiritual foundation, connecting a relationship with God to life in the real world.

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Affordable
We believe everyone deserves access to a college education, and that’s why 100% of our students receive some type of financial aid.
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