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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.

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.

About Chowan

1000 students

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

450+ acre campus

surrounded by wooded areas and several lakes

70 degree programs

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

21 D-II Teams

Competing in Conference Carolina + Cheerleading
+ eSports

100% students

receive financial aid
Average yearly award of $27,577 

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.

Academics, Campus News, Featured, Uncategorized

Chowan University’s 163rd Commencement Honored its Students

Chowan University held its 163rd Commencement on Saturday, May 7 at 10 am in the Hawks Athletic Center.  At the ceremony, 197 students received their diplomas. The ceremony was led by the chief faculty marshal, Dr. Hunter Taylor, Dean of the School of Business and Design.  Each school was led by its chosen gonfalonier and.

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Carnegie Hall
Academics, Alumni & Friends, Arts and Performance, Campus News, Featured

Chowan University Singers Perform at Carnegie Hall

Months of rehearsal and anticipation finally paid off for members of the Chowan University Singers who traveled to New York City in March to perform at Carnegie Hall.  Designed by architect William Burnet Tuthill and built by philanthropist Andrew Carnegie in 1891, Carnegie Hall is one of the most prestigious concert venues in the world..

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Esports vs Clemson
Athletics, Campus News, Featured

Chowan Esports Hosted Clemson Over The Weekend

MURFREESBORO, N.C. – The Chowan Esports Program took a step away from their normal competition schedule as the Hawks hosted the Clemson Esports Program over the weekend in some friendly competition. “We were excited to have a Division I program here on campus and to compete against them,” said Katie Harry.  “Both programs had a great time.

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Road PIece
Campus News, Featured

Chowan University Unveils its New Look with Website Launch

After a fifteen-month process of planning and work, the final major component of a brand refresh – a new website – launched on January 24, 2022. Last fall, Chowan began unveiling its new look beginning with Admissions pieces and marketing.  The launch of the new website is the latest in the University’s efforts to enhance.

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Campus News, Featured

Chowan University President Appointed to the SACSCOC Board of Trustees

Chowan University President, Kirk E. Peterson, was appointed to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) Board of Trustees, Class of 2024. Dr. Peterson’s three-year term began on January 1, 2022, and concludes on December 31, 2024. SACSCOC is the regional body for the accreditation of degree-granting higher education institutions in.

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Antenette Stokes
Alumni & Friends, Campus News, Featured

Chowan Welcomes Three New Board of Visitors Members

Chowan President Kirk E. Peterson, Andy Wilson, Vice President for Advancement, and Chairman of the Board of Visitors Tommy Forbes welcomed three new members into the Chowan University Board of Visitors.  Antenette Stokes, Philip Hein, and Dennis Helsel begin their appointments on January 1, 2022.  Antenette D. Stokes, LPC, NCC, QMHP-C, is a Licensed Professional.

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More News

PICA 2022
56th Annual PICA Awards: Student Competition

The Printing Industry of the Carolinas, Inc. (PICA) recognized Chowan University students as winners of..

Dr. Bo Dame and Dr. Heather McGuire outside of the Hawks Athletic Center
Academics, Campus News, Uncategorized
James K. “Bo” Dame II receives Chowan University Faculty Excellence in Teaching Award

Dr. Bo Dame is the 2022 Faculty Excellence In Teaching Award Recipient. Dr. Dame and..

People Of Chowan

Patrick Krack
Class of 2022 Sports Management
Meet Patrick
I chose Chowan because it felt like a community. At Chowan, you have the opportunity to be a part of a variety of clubs, ministries, and activities that allow you to meet other students and faculty.
Zyon Pye
Class of 2022 Mathematics
Meet Zyon
It is my profound pleasure and honor to serve as the Student Body President at Chowan University for the 2021-2022 Academic Year.
Tayler Thomas Tate
Class of 2022 Psychology
Meet Tayler
I chose Chowan because when I came to the campus for scholarship day I had the best experience! I immediately connected with everyone I met.
Rachel Van Buren
Class of 2023 Music
Meet Rachel
I chose Chowan because Chowan had teachers that cared about the students and their academic success. Chowan is willing to help all sorts of different students and teach people with learning differences.