Johnson University

Knoxville, TN

Johnson University, founded in 1893, is a church-affiliated college. Its 150-acre campus is located outside the city of Knoxville, TN.

School Profiles: Christian Life

Johnson University

Knoxville, TN

GET READY TO LEAD.  GET READY FOR LIFE.

AT A GLANCE

FAST FACTS
Institutional control: Private, nonprofit
School type: Four-year undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs
Academic calendar: Semesters
Religious affiliation: Christian Church/Church of Christ
School size: JUTN: 728, JUFL: 188, JUOL: 328
Average class size: 20 students
Student-faculty ratio: 10:1
Four-year graduation rate: 44%
Freshman retention rate: 75%

COSTS AND AID (2019–2020)
Undergraduate in-state/out-of-state tuition (academic year): $15,480
Room and board (academic year): $6,596
Average additional fees: $1,890
Average institutional aid package: $2,520
Students receiving aid: 84%
Scholarships: Yes
Grants: Yes
Loans: Yes
Work-study: Yes
Co-ops/internships: Yes

ADMISSION
Average GPA: 3.48
Average ACT score: 19.7 
Average SAT score: 990
Essay required: Yes
Interview required: No
Application priority deadline: June 1
Application fee: $35 

APPLY FOR FREE 
At johnsonu.edu/apply with waiver code: PC&U

 

ACADEMIC PROGRAMS
• Applied Linguistics
• Audio Production
• Business Administration
• Children’s Ministry
• Cross-Cultural Media Communication
• English
• Family Studies
• Global Community Health
• History
• Intercultural Studies
• Journalism & Digital Mass Media
• Media Ministry
• Middle Eastern Studies
• Music Education
• Nonprofit Administration
• Organizational Psychology
• Physical Education
• Preaching & Church Leadership
• Preaching & Youth Ministry
• Public Health
• Psychology
• Religious Studies
• Special Education Interventionist
• Sport & Fitness Leadership
• Strategic Communication
• Strategic Ministry
• Teacher Education
• Teaching English as a Second Language
• Urban Studies
• Visual Media Production & Design
• Worship Ministry
• Youth Ministry

TOP 5 MAJORS
• Preaching & Youth Ministry
• Psychology
• Education
• Intercultural Studies
• Business Administration

ATHLETICS

JOHNSON UNIVERSITY TENNESSEE ATHLETICS
• Baseball (men’s)
• Basketball (men’s & women’s)
• Cross-country (men’s & women’s)
• Soccer (men’s & women’s)
• Softball (women’s)
• Tennis (men’s & women’s)
• Volleyball (women’s)

JOHNSON UNIVERSITY FLORIDA ATHLETICS
• Basketball (men’s & women’s)
• Soccer (men’s)
• Volleyball (women’s)

Johnson University has helped students explore their passions and pursue their calling since 1893. Our three-fold educational approach blends the Arts and Sciences as well as the Bible and Theology with professional study areas, preparing students for meaningful impact on the world in the name of Christ.

Academics
Professional study areas span eight schools, from Business and Education to Congregational Ministry. Our low student-faculty ratio (10:1) contributes to a more personalized college experience.

Affordable education
Compared to the national average, Johnson graduates have nearly half the amount of education-related debt upon graduation.

Visit us
During Preview Days, students experience campus life, attend a class, meet professors, and learn more about academic programs. Register for Johnson Tennessee Preview Days at johnsonu.edu/previewday. For Johnson Florida, visit johnsonu.edu/previewdayfl.

Three campuses, one mission 

Johnson University Tennessee
Ranked #4 Best College in Tennessee in 2017—Nestled in the foothills of the Smoky Mountains, Johnson Tennessee offers more than 50 associate, bachelor’s, and master’s programs. Johnson Tennessee was ranked #11 among the “30 Best College Dorms” in the US. Students cheer for the Royals athletic teams, participate in intramural sports and theater productions, watch movie marathons in the Underground, and compete in the Founders’ Day “Battle of the Classes.”

Johnson University Florida
In the heart of the Sunshine State, Johnson Florida provides diverse educational experiences in a multicultural setting. Students choose from programs in Business, Ministry, Intercultural Studies, Counseling, and Education. Campus activities include Suns athletics, Ultimate Frisbee, and the Community Choir. A new dining hall, the Commons, opened in September 2018. Orlando attractions are just a short drive from campus.

Johnson University Online
Ranked #1 Best Online College in Tennessee in 2017—Johnson Online faculty use personal, innovative teaching methods for associate, bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral programs in the areas of Business, Leadership, the New Testament, and Intercultural Studies.