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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

Academics
60 academic programs

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

Academics
21 D-II Teams

Competing in Conference Carolina & one in the Gulf South

Academics
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.

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

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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Al-Tariq Fewell jois admissions
Campus News, Featured, Faculty Features

Al-Tariq “Al” Fewell Joins Chowan University Admissions

Chowan University is proud to announce the appointment of Al-Tariq “Al” Fewell as our most recent admissions counselor. A Shelby native, Fewell received his Bachelors Of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies from Elizabeth City State University, where he spent time working in the administrative sector. In his role as an admissions counselor, Fewell will cover the.

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Christmas at Chowan
Arts and Performance, Featured, Faculty Features

Annual Christmas at Chowan Concert Delights Audience with Festive Performances 

Christmas at Chowan

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John Tayloe retires
Campus News, Featured, Faculty Features

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.

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Jeff Loudin
Campus News
Chowan University Welcomes Jeffrey Loudin as Assistant Vice President for Enrollment

Chowan University is thrilled to announce the appointment of Jeffrey Loudin as the Assistant Vice..



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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