Christopher Newport University, USA
Christopher Newport University is a Public Liberal Arts University in the United States. Founded in 1960, it is the youngest university in the commonwealth of Virginia but has been ranked among the top public Universities in the US South. The campus itself is known as one of the most historic and beautiful places in America, providing a very welcoming atmosphere for its approximately 5000 students.
Newport News, located in the south-eastern end of the Virginia Peninsula, is home to a population of 180 000. The area is known for its fair weather, with cool to mild winters and hot summers. With an elaborate transportation network, which includes close proximity to three international airports, the relatively small city is well-connected, which contributes to its appeal.
- Estimated number of mobility places: 4-6 full-year or 8-12 semester places
Available Subject Areas
Please ensure that you research the courses available to you as an exchange student, and check with your subject coordinator(s) that these courses are suitable for your Glasgow degree programme. Please note that partner course offerings may change on a yearly basis.
Please research course level; content and assessment structures; partner academic pre-requisites for exchange students; whether enough courses / credits are available in your degree subject(s) to meet your Glasgow degree credit requirements; language of teaching and for Joint Honours students, whether the partner has any restrictions on taking courses from different Schools/Faculties.
- Accounting & Finance
- Business & Management
- Grading system
- Credit guidance: typical full course load per semester = 15 (credit range/semester 12-18)
Travel and costs
- University of Glasgow Financial Support
- Cost of living
- USA Immigration: protocol states that students applying to a US partner usually in March/April must provide evidence that they have sufficient funds to cover all expenses while in the United States. Full information of the financial sum required will be found on the US partner webpages and on the US Embassy webpages for their home country.