Carson-Newman University

Jefferson City, TN

Carson-Newman University

Jefferson City, TN

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Tuition & Fees

$29,500

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
560
25th
480
75th
570
25th
470
75th
25
25th
16
75th
24
25th
17
75th
25
25th
19
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undergraduateRatios

41%

male

59%

female

14

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

79%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,397
Declined 625
Total Received 3,022
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Private

2,017

undergraduate students

1,280

graduate students

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School Facts

Carson-Newman University, founded in 1851, is a church-affiliated university. Its 90-acre campus is located in Jefferson City, 45 miles east of Knoxville.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 3,297
Established in 1851
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Baptist

Social Networks

90-acre campus in Jefferson City (population: 8,199), 45 miles from Knoxville; branch campuses in Jellico and Knoxville. Air serves Knoxville; bus serves Morristown (12 miles).

  • Campus Setting: Small town

Carson–Newman University
1646 Russell Avenue
Jefferson City, TN
37760

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
48%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
73%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age
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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
560
25th
480
75th
570
25th
470
75th
25
25th
16
75th
24
25th
17
75th
25
25th
19

Admissions Facts

Application fee $0
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

79%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,397
Declined 625
Total Received 3,022

Admissions Factors

Required

Admission test scores
Secondary School GPA
Secondary School Record
Completion of college-prepatory program
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Recommended

Secondary School Rank
Recommendations

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Formal demonstration of competencies

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Interest inventory
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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Financial Aid

96%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$21,586

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $28,200
Room $3,734
Board $5,160
Additional fees $1,300
Books & supplies $1,600
Total $39,994
Average Financial Aid - $21,586
Total with Avg. Aid $18,408

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $4,447,995
State $5,682,816
Institutional $18,140,988
Other external $631,260
Total $28,903,059

Non-need-based

Federal $11,256
State $412,347
Institutional $2,742,095
Other external $98,063
Total $3,263,761
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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 800 678-9061
F: 865 471-2035
financialaid@cn.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Beach volleyball
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Swimming
Tennis
Track and field outdoor
Track and field x country
Volleyball

Intramural/Recreational Sports

badminton, baseball, basketball, climbing, corn hole, dodgeball, flag football, Frisbee golf, golf, kickball, ladderball, rock climbing, soccer, softball, table tennis, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball (indoor/sand), water polo, wrestling

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
South Atlantic Conference, Bluegrass Conference (swimming)

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting and Finance.
Accounting.
Advertising.
Ancient Near Eastern and Biblical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics.
Apparel and Textile Marketing Management.
Art Teacher Education.
Art/Art Studies, General.
Bible/Biblical Studies.
Biochemistry.
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other.
Biology Teacher Education.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other.
Business and Innovation/Entrepreneurship Teacher Education.
Business/Managerial Economics.
Chemistry Teacher Education.
Chemistry, General.
Chemistry, Other.
Child Development.
Community Organization and Advocacy.
Computer Science.
Consumer Economics.
Consumer Merchandising/Retailing Management.
Consumer Services and Advocacy.
Counseling Psychology.
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services.
Creative Writing.
Curriculum and Instruction.
Dietetics/Dietitian.
Divinity/Ministry.
Drama and Dance Teacher Education.
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
Early Childhood and Family Studies.
Economics, Other.
Education, General.
Educational Leadership and Administration, General.
Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
Elementary and Middle School Administration/Principalship.
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics.
Engineering, Other.
English Language and Literature, General.
English/Language Arts Teacher Education.
Environmental Biology.
Exercise Science and Kinesiology.
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing.
Family and Consumer Sciences/Home Economics Teacher Education.
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General.
Fashion Merchandising.
Film/Cinema/Media Studies.
Finance, General.
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General.
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General.
French Language Teacher Education.
General Studies.
Graphic Design.
Health/Medical Preparatory Programs, Other.
History Teacher Education.
History, General.
Hospital and Health Care Facilities Administration/Management.
Housing and Human Environments, General.
Interior Design.
International Business/Trade/Commerce.
International Economics.
Journalism.
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching.
Keyboard Instruments.
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other.
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies.
Linguistics.
Management Information Systems, General.
Marketing/Marketing Management, General.
Mass Communication/Media Studies.
Mathematics Teacher Education.
Mathematics, General.
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor.
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other.
Music Performance, General.
Music Teacher Education.
Music Theory and Composition.
Music, General.
Nursing Administration.
Nursing Education.
Organizational Leadership.
Painting.
Parks, Recreation, and Leisure Studies.
Philosophy and Religious Studies, Other.
Philosophy.
Photography.
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching.
Physics, General.
Physics, Other.
Political Science and Government, General.
Psychology Teacher Education.
Psychology, General.
Psychology, Other.
Public Relations/Image Management.
Reading Teacher Education.
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.
Religion/Religious Studies.
Secondary Education and Teaching.
Small Business Administration/Management.
Social Sciences, Other.
Sociology, General.
Spanish Language and Literature.
Special Education and Teaching, General.
Special Education and Teaching, Other.
Speech Communication and Rhetoric.
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management.
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education/Fitness, General.
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other.
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels.
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor.
Theology/Theological Studies.
Voice and Opera.
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Business Administration
  3. Kinesiology/exercise Science

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Self-designed majors

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-theology
  • Pre-veterinary science

3,297

total students

74%

in-state

26%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

61%

2,017
students

Female
59%
1,181

Male
41%
836

39%

1,280
students

Female
73%
932

Male
27%
348

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

88%

1,776
students

Female
59%
1,056

Male
41%
720

12%

241
students

Female
52%
125

Male
48%
116

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Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
8%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Hispanic/Latino
77%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

8%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.00
College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Required of Some
Interview Required of Some
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

96

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

32

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 24
Countries most often represented Brazil
Germany
Japan
Sweden
The Netherlands
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation
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