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 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”
Chowan University Signs Partnership Agreement with Bertie County Schools
On Wednesday, August 10, Bertie County Schools leaders gathered at Chowan University to sign a partnership agreement that offers a framework for sharing resources to increase quality education and allow greater access to Chowan’s teacher education graduates. Chowan President, Dr. Kirk E. Peterson, and Dr. Otis Smallwood, Superintendent of Bertie County Schools, signed the agreement.Keep Reading “Chowan University Signs Partnership Agreement with Bertie County Schools”
Chowan University Announces 4+1 MOL Program
Chowan University offers an accelerated program beginning this fall, allowing students to earn their bachelor’s degree and a Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership degree in just five years. Commonly known as the 4+1 Program, this program allows students to complete an undergraduate and graduate degree in five (5) years. Students majoring in Mass Communication,.Keep Reading “Chowan University Announces 4+1 MOL Program”
Chowan University Signs Partnership Agreements with Local School Leaders
On Thursday, July 28, regional school leaders gathered at Chowan University to sign partnership agreements with Chowan University. These agreements offer a framework for sharing resources to increase quality education and allow greater access to Chowan’s teacher education graduates. Chowan President, Dr. Kirk E. Peterson, signed agreements with Dr. Eric Cunningham, Superintendent of Halifax County.Keep Reading “Chowan University Signs Partnership Agreements with Local School Leaders”
First-Year Honors College Project Produces A+ Work with Chowan University Traditions Book
First-year honor students have notably left their mark at Chowan by completing their semester assignment with the production of The Blue and White: Chowan’s Traditions Book. Students in the 2022 spring Honors First-Year Experience class spent the semester pouring over old yearbooks, student newspapers, and catalogs; as well as reading Chowan histories to distill the.Keep Reading “First-Year Honors College Project Produces A+ Work with Chowan University Traditions Book”
On Tuesday, September 20, Chowan University hosted the annual Chowan Christian Service Association (CCSA) Fall..
On Thursday, September 29, almost sixty 9th and 10th grade students from Roanoke Rapids Early..