Carson-Newman University

Jefferson City, TN

Carson-Newman University

Jefferson City, TN

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Tuition & Fees

$29,500

not including housing and food

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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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Location

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.

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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%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
73%
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-preparatory 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
Housing $3,734
Food $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 yes
Basketball yes yes
Beach volleyball yes
Football yes
Golf yes yes
Soccer yes yes
Softball yes
Swimming yes yes
Tennis yes yes
Track and field outdoor yes yes
Track and field x country yes yes
Volleyball yes

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

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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 transferred

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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