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

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

Not Reported

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undergraduateRatios

41%

male

59%

female

-

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

66%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,467
Declined 1,269
Total Received 3,736
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Private

1,774

undergraduate students

786

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.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 2,560
Established in 1851
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Southern Baptist

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
  • Metropolitan area: Knoxville
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: McGhee Tyson Municipal

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
49%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through junior year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Baptist Student Union
  • Fellowship of Christian Athletes
  • Student Government Association
  • Student Ambassadors Association
  • Columbians

Top Events

  • Welcome Week
  • Beach Fest
  • Homecoming
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Marching band
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • Local fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus
  • Local sororities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.47

Moderately Selective

66%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,467
Declined 1,269
Total Received 3,736

Admissions Factors

Very Important

character/personal qualities
academic GPA
standardized test scores

Important

extracurricular activities
class rank
rigor of secondary school record

Considered

application essay
interview
recommendation(s)
talent/ability
volunteer work

Not Considered

alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
first generation
geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency
work experience

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International Facts

Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language yes

Financial Aid

100%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$5,438

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $28,200
Room & board $8,150
Additional fees $1,300
Books & supplies $1,600
Other fees $1,796
Total $41,046
Average Financial Aid - $5,438
Total with Avg. Aid $35,608
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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Deferred payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball

Intramural Sports Men

Badminton, Baseball, Basketball, Football, Golf, Racquetball, Skiing (downhill), Soccer, Softball, Swimming and diving, Table tennis, Tennis, Volleyball

Intramural Sports Women

Badminton, Baseball, Basketball, Football, Golf, Racquetball, Skiing (downhill), Soccer, Softball, Swimming and diving, Table tennis, Tennis, Volleyball

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Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
Ancient Near Eastern and Biblical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Applied Psychology
Applied and Professional Ethics
Art Teacher Education
Art/Art Studies, General
Bible/Biblical Studies
Biochemistry
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Business Teacher Education
Business/Managerial Economics
Chemistry, General
Child Development
Commercial and Advertising Art
Computer Science
Consumer Services and Advocacy
Creative Writing
Developmental and Child Psychology
Dietetics/Dietitian
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
Divinity/Ministry
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Drawing
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Education, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
Family and Consumer Economics and Related Services, Other
Family and Consumer Sciences/Home Economics Teacher Education
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General
Fashion Merchandising
Fashion/Apparel Design
Film/Cinema/Video Studies
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General
General Literature
General Studies
Graphic Design
History, General
Human Services, General
Information Science/Studies
Interior Design
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
Keyboard Instruments
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Linguistics
Management Information Systems, General
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mass Communication/Media Studies
Mathematics, General
Missions/Missionary Studies and Missiology
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Music Performance, General
Music Teacher Education
Music Theory and Composition
Music, General
Nursing Science
Painting
Philosophy
Photography
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Religion/Religious Studies
Religious/Sacred Music
Rhetoric and Composition
Secondary Education and Teaching
Small Business Administration/Management
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
Special Education and Teaching, General
Voice and Opera
Youth Ministry
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Accelerated degree
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC

Other Programs

  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

2,560

total students

81%

in-state

19%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

69%

1,774
students

Female
59%
1,050

Male
41%
724

31%

786
students

Female
69%
546

Male
31%
240

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

93%

1,661
students

Female
59%
978

Male
41%
683

7%

113
students

Female
64%
72

Male
36%
41

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 63%
Student 4 year graduation rate 40%
Student 5 year graduation rate 9%
Student 6 year graduation rate 1%

Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
8%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Hispanic/Latino
79%
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

107

Transfer students enrolled

4%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests no
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions no
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred no

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: August 1

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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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

  • Alumni Network
  • Career interest testing
  • Job Interviews
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation

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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