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Christopher Newport University

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CNU is named for Christopher Newport, an English sea captain best known for leading the voyage to Jamestown, the first English-speaking settlement in America, in 1607. CNU’s 260-acre campus is located in Newport News, Va., which was settled in 1621 and is geographically the fourth largest city in the state.

Christopher Newport University has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as the No. 6 up-andcoming regional university in the South. U.S. News ranked CNU among the top 46 colleges and universities in the nation "that have recently made the most promising and innovative changes in the areas of academics, faculty, student life, campus and facilities." CNU has hired more than 100 new faculty in the past five years and is on track to add 100 more in the next five years. Nearly 90 percent of CNU’s faculty members hold a PhD or the highest degree in their fields.

CNU enrolls 5,000 students in rigorous academic programs through the College of Arts and Humanities, the College of Natural and Behavioral Sciences, and the College of Social Sciences, including the Luter School of Business. CNU offers great teaching and small class sizes as well as an emphasis on leadership, civic engagement and honor.





Frostburg State University

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Frostburg State University, situated in the beautiful mountains of Western Maryland, provides its diverse student body with a learner-centered academic environment created by a low student-faculty ratio and an emphasis on teaching. FSU students connect with the world at large through opportunities to engage in community service, leadership development, undergraduate research, internships in nearly every major and international study.

With 45 undergraduate and 15 graduate programs, strong disciplines in liberal arts and sciences, business, education, environmental studies and leadership draw students from across the region and around the world.  





University of Mary Washington

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Ranked #2 in our class by U.S. News and World Report and in the top ten nationally in Peace Corps alumni, and with a Pulitzer-prize winning poet on the faculty, UMW is an institution on the move. Our spectacular two campuses - one park-like and intimate, nestled in the picturesque, culturally lively city of Fredericksburg, and the other a sleek, high tech graduate and professional campus in the growing technology corridor of Stafford - offer you the best of all learning environments.

The University of Mary Washington is half way between the nation's capital and the capital of Virginia, and in a booming economic and entertainment region that is environmentally and historically conscious.



Marymount University

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Founded in 1950 by the Religious of the Sacred Heart of Mary, Marymount is a comprehensive, coeducational Catholic university located just minutes from the nation's capital.

Marymount's academic programs combine a strong liberal arts foundation with solid career preparation. Ethics and values are emphasized here, as is service to others. Marymount's mission is to educate the whole person, preparing students to achieve personal and professional success.





Penn State Harrisburg

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Penn State Harrisburg is an undergraduate college and graduate school of the Pennsylvania State University, one of the largest and most recognized institutions in the nation.  Penn State Harrisburg brings nationally-accredited academic programs, award-winning faculty and the resources of a world-class research university to Pennsylvania's capitol region.

Located eight miles east of Harrisburg in Middletown, Pa., the campus enrolls more than 4,500 students and offers more than 60 associate, bachelor's, master's and doctoral degree programs.  The college also offers the first two years of study leading to 160 baccalaureate offered throughout the University system.  At the transfer level, Penn State Harrisburg serves students from all Penn State campuses and other accredited colleges and universities.  Penn State Harrisburg offers an extensive selection of graduate programs for students who have completed a baccalaureate degree from regionally accredited colleges and universities and for international students.





St. Mary's College of Maryland

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Non-sectarian since its founding in 1840, St. Mary's College of Maryland enjoys a unique status in public higher education as Maryland's public honors college. Because it is a coeducational state college, St. Mary's is committed to the ideals of affordability, accessibility, and diversity. As Maryland's public honors college, St. Mary's offers an undergraduate, liberal arts education and small-college experience like those found at exceptional private colleges.

St. Mary's shares the hallmarks of private institutions: an outstanding faculty, talented students, high academic standards, a challenging curriculum, small classes, a sense of community, and a spirit of intellectual inquiry. By combining the virtues of public and private education, St. Mary's provides a unique alternative for students and their families. This special identity underpins the College's success and its reputation for excellence. Its spectacular waterfront setting in the heart of the Chesapeake Bay region, 70 miles southeast of Washington, D.C. and 95 miles south of Baltimore, enhances the College's uniqueness. The St. Mary's campus is one of uncommon charm, inspiring a powerful sense of belonging.



Salisbury University

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Salisbury University, located on the Eastern Shore of Maryland, is a regionally accredited, four-year comprehensive university offering 55 distinct undergraduate and graduate degree programs. We are 30 miles from the beaches and 2.5 hours from Washington, DC and Baltimore.



Southern Virginia University

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Founded in 1867 and renewed in 1996, Southern Virginia University is one of the top 50 All-American Colleges chosen by the Intercollegiate Studies Institute.

Set in the majestic Shenandoah Valley at the base of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Southern Virginia rests atop a tree-shaded hill in Buena Vista, Va.  Southern Virginia is the only liberal arts college that embraces the values of The Church of Jesus Christ of Later-day Saints.

Enrolling more than 800 students, Southern Virginia provides the finest undergraduate education available in letters, arts and sciences in a wholesom Latter-day Saints environment.   Academic rigor, spiritual nourishment, engaging extracurricular activities and an innovative and nationally-recognized travel study program characterize the Southern Virginia experience.





Wesley College

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Founded in 1873 as a preparatory school, Wesley College has a covenant relationship with the United Methodist Church. The College offers 30 bachelors, four associates, and master's degrees in nursing, education, business administration and environmental science in a multi-denominational, multi-cultural campus setting.

Wesley College and its athletic facilities are located on 50 acres in historic Dover, Delaware. Dover is the capital of the nation's first state and has 35,000 residents. The campus is situated in Dover's major residential community with stores and banks in easy walking distance and malls a short commute.



York College of Pennsylvania

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York College of Pennsylvania is a private-sector, independent institution of higher education, which focuses on offering baccalaureate degree programs in the arts and sciences, as well as professional programs. Students may also enroll in courses leading to the associate degree and the master's degree in selected professional fields.

The College draws its 4,400 full-time undergraduate and 1500 part-time and graduate students from some 30 states and 15 foreign countries. The College occupies a 115-acre, park-like, suburban campus, in the rolling hills of the south central part of the state. York is an economically vibrant area, with a solid industrial base as well as productive service and agricultural centers. Close to the heart of "Pennsylvania Dutch" country and the spectacular Susquehanna River recreation area, York is one hour from Baltimore, two hours from Philadelphia or Washington, D.C., and four hours from New York City, Pittsburgh, or Richmond.



New Jersey City University

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New Jersey City University joined the CAC as an associate member in golf prior to the spring 2014 season. 

Situated in the midst of bustling Jersey City, the New Jersey City University campus is a place to think and grow by interacting with professors and classmates who come from countries worldwide. As one of the most diverse college campuses in America, NJCU’s global perspective touches every facet of life and learning. Within this stimulating environment, NJCU students prepare for success by engaging in rigorous applied-learning experiences that include laboratory experiments, performances, exhibitions, and cooperative education internships. 

NJCU's fully-accreditedcolleges of arts and sciences, education and professional studies offer 41 undergraduate degree programs and 27 masters programs and 2 doctoral programs, including emerging and interdisciplinary fields. A student-teacher ratio of 12:1 and average class size of 24 translate to exceptional attention from a dedicated, innovative and involved faculty. 

A robust athletics program, student organizations, fraternities and sororities, and an exciting calendar of events contribute to this unique and rewarding NJCU experience. 





William Paterson University

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* William Paterson University joined the CAC as an associate member in golf prior to the spring 2014 season. 

At William Paterson University, students find a supportive and challenging environment that encourages them to push themselves, gain confidence, and come away with the knowledge that remarkable things are within their reach. Located in suburban Wayne, New Jersey, the University serves more than 11,500 students through five colleges: Arts and Communication, Cotsakos College of Business, Education, Humanities and Social Sciences, and Science and Health.  Our more than 250 undergraduate and graduate academic programs create opportunities that help students succeed in our classrooms, laboratories, studios, and throughout our 370-acre wooded campus.