All, Together Chowan
At Chowan University, we’re all in this together, and you’ll be part of a community committed to your success.read more about “All, Together Chowan”
Together We Serve
Our Christian faith is what motivates us—so we can help you discover all that you’re meant to be. Let’s do this—togetherread more about “Together We Serve”
Together We Thrive
At Chowan, your education is personalized for you. But you’re never on your own. Find your opportunity here—apply today!read more about “Together We Thrive”
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.
Every day at Chowan is a challenge and an opportunity to strive for more, because we believe there is no limit to how far you can climb, and no rule to measure how far you can go. And you can get there from here.
86% live on campus
40% female + 60% male
surrounded by wooded areas and several lakes
16 honor societies
16:1 student to faculty ratio
16 average class size
Competing in Conference Carolina + Cheerleading
receive financial aid. Average yearly award of $27,580 inclusive of self-help aid
At Chowan, you’ll find that “Faith in Your Future” is more than a motto. It’s a value that underscores everything we do. Our Christian faith commitment is what grounds us and motivates us—so we can help students discover all that they’re meant to be.
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“
Chowan Football Joins Gulf South, Conference Carolinas In 2025
In an introductory press conference held in the Football Pond Center, the introduction of Head Coach Paul Johnson, along with the future of the Chowan Football program was announced on Thursday afternoon. For the 2023 and 2024 seasons, the Chowan Football program will compete in the Gulf South Conference (GSC). This move guarantees the Hawks eight.Keep Reading “Chowan Football Joins Gulf South, Conference Carolinas In 2025”
Chowan University Celebrates 174th Year
On Tuesday, October 11, Chowan University celebrated its 174th anniversary. A “birthday celebration” organized by the Office of Alumni Relations took place at the historic McDowell Columns Building. University officials, employees, students, friends, and supporters gathered to celebrate Founder’s Day and what was the start of the 175th-year celebration. President Kirk E. Peterson brought greetings.Keep Reading “Chowan University Celebrates 174th Year”
Chowan University Recognized by US News and World Report
Chowan University has been recognized among the best regional colleges in the south and for its social mobility in the south region in the U.S. News and World Report’s 2022-23 Best Colleges rankings. The report released on Monday, September 12th, evaluates colleges and universities nationwide. For the first time in fourteen years, Chowan University ranked.Keep Reading “Chowan University Recognized by US News and World Report”
John Yancey Named Vice President of Enrollment Management
Chowan University is pleased to announce John Yancey as Vice President for Enrollment Management. “The opportunity to serve Chowan University is exciting as I searched to find a small institution in a location that served its community,” shared Yancey. “I was familiar with Chowan and believe this is the right mutual fit and look forward.Keep Reading “John Yancey Named Vice President of Enrollment Management”
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