Tuition & Fees

$27,900

$27,900

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3%
600-699
22%
500-599
46%
400-499
28%
300-399
1%
700-800
3%
600-699
11%
500-599
53%
400-499
28%
300-399
5%
30-36
14%
24-29
24%
18-23
43%
12-17
17%
6-11
2%
30-36
2%
24-29
29%
18-23
48%
12-17
21%
30-36
6%
24-29
29%
18-23
52%
12-17
13%
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undergraduateRatios

41%

male

59%

female

1

teacher

13

students

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Moderately Selective

66%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,467
Declined + 1,269
Total Received 3,736
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Private (nonprofit)

1,774

undergraduate students

786

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

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

SAT 1102
ACT 3950

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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.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 2,560
Established in 1851
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Baptist
Accredited by •  AAFCS (American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences)
•  ACBSP (Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs)
•  ADiA (American Dietetic Association)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  NASAD (National Association of Schools of Art and Design)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)
•  NLN (National League for Nursing)
•  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

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Jefferson City, TN

90-acre campus in Jefferson City (population: 8,346), 45 miles from Knoxville; branch campuses in Jellico and Knoxville. Air serves Knoxville; bus serves Morristown (12 miles).

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
61%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3%
600-699
22%
500-599
46%
400-499
28%
300-399
1%
700-800
3%
600-699
11%
500-599
53%
400-499
28%
300-399
5%
30-36
14%
24-29
24%
18-23
43%
12-17
17%
6-11
2%
30-36
2%
24-29
29%
18-23
48%
12-17
21%
30-36
6%
24-29
29%
18-23
52%
12-17
13%

Admissions Facts

Application fee
Common application accepted no
Application deadline
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

66%

acceptance rate

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

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Character/ personal qualities
Standardized test scores

Important

Class rank
Extracurricular activities
Secondary school record

Considered

Essay
Interview
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Volunteer Work

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Aaron Porter
Dean of Enrollment Management
P: 800 678-9061
F: 865 471-4817
admitme@cn.edu

Financial Aid

80%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$22,336

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $26,700
Room $3,930
Board $4,880
Additional fees $1,200
Books & supplies $1,600
Total $38,310
Average Financial Aid - $22,336
Total with Avg. Aid $15,974
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

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

Financial Aid Officer

Danette Seale
Director of Financial Aid
dseale@cn.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
football
golf
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Badminton, Baseball, Basketball, 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 Directors

Matthew Pope (men's)
email

Vickee Hollifield (women's)
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
South Atlantic Conference, Bluegrass Conference (swimming)
Mascot
Eagles
School colors
orange and blue

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Administrative Leadership
Applied Social Justice
Applied Theology
Art
Athletic Training
Biblical Languages
Biochemistry
Biology
Business Administration
Chemistry
Child/Family Studies
Christian Ministries
Church Music
Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Communication Arts
Computer Science
Consumer Science
Consumer Services
Curriculum/Instruction
Curriculum/Instruction Leadership
Curriculum/Instruction/Coaching
Curriculum/Instruction/Reading Specialist
Curriculum/Instruction/Special Education
Early Childhood Education
Economics/Finance
Educational Leadership
Educational Leadership with Principle Li-censure
Elementary Education
English
Exercise Science
Film/Digital Media
Finance
Foods/Nutritions
French
General Business Management
General Studies
Health Care Administration
History
Human Services
Instrumental Performance
Interdisciplinary Studies
Languages
Liberal Arts
Linguistics
Management
Marketing
Mathematics
Mental Health Counseling
Ministry Studies
Music
Music Education
Music Theory
Nursing
Nursing/MSN/FNP/Nurse Educator
Organizational Leadership
Philosophy
Photography
Physical Education
Physics
Piano Pedagogy
Piano Performance
Political Science
Professional School Counseling
Psychology
Religion
Religion with Youth/Children
Sociology
Spanish
Special Education
Teaching English as a Second Language
Theatre
Voice
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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

2,560

total students

76%

in-state

24%

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 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
3%
Hispanic/Latino
76%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

52%

Transfer applicants accepted

54%

Applicants accepted who enroll

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
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Required of Some
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Required of Some

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

96

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

32

semester hours

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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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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 19
Countries most often represented Brazil
China
Germany
Saudi Arabia
Taiwan
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Nilma Stewart
Coordinator of International Enrollment
nstewart@cn.edu

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