66%

Acceptance Rate

$19,477

Avg.Financial Aid

003481

FAFSA Code

About Carson Newman University

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

2,560

Website

www.cn.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

SACSCOC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Baptist

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

Carson Newman University is a private not-for-profit university located at Jefferson City in Tennessee. The students at the university are prepared by highly qualified faculty members with the vision and energy to compete in the dynamic economy on the world stage.

  • The university houses a total of 2,659 students including 1,955 full-time students and 704 part-time admissions.

  • The total graduation rate at the university is 49%.

  • There are 215 faculty members on campus and the student-faculty ratio is 13:1.

  • University acceptance rate is 63%.

Online Education at Carson Newman University

  • The university provides online coaching in 15 programs pertaining to 4 majors.

  • The online programs are designed to be easily included in the professional lives of adult learners who are seeking higher education. The flexibility in the program is attained by eliminating the semester schedule and promoting a self-paced learning method.

  • Students who wish to balance their career and student life while pursuing higher education to improve their employability or for in-depth knowledge about a particular subject can enroll in online programs.

  • The university makes use of the Edvance360 online learning service to conduct its online classes in an interactive, immersive and informative manner.

  • The clutter-free user interface and comprehensive design of the platform ensure crisp and clear pedagogic activities thus facilitating the overall experience of the students.


Reviews

Some of its reviews are

  • The university is a small, wonderful place filled with friendly faces and well-wishers. The faculty members are pioneers in their respective fields and more than happy to take extra effort even for just a single student. The curriculum and course data is constantly updated to ensure the provision of world-class education to its students.

  • The professors are well versed and easy to approach. Food and other provisions are tasty. The classes are small in size thus enabling a deeper connection between the faculty and the students.

  • The academics are incredible. Teachers indulge in experience sharing and interactive sessions rather than lecturing. This makes learning more enjoyable. Carson Newman University baseball team is one of the best in the region.

Location & Contact

Address

1646 S Russell Ave

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 8654712000
Fax: 8654712000
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Rankings

  • The university is ranked at number 643 in Top Colleges by Forbes.

  • The university also holds rankings at number 395 in Private Colleges and at number 165 in the South.

  • According to US News, the university is ranked at number 76 in Regional Universities South.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

N/A

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

66%

SAT Range

960 - 1168

ACT Range

20 - 26

Application Fee

N/A

SAT/ACT

Required

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

None

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$19,516

Average Annual Cost

$26,700

Books And Supplies

$1,600

Other Fees

$1,200

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$8,810

Budget For Other Expenses

$3,010

Total One Year Cost

$41,320

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Doctor's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

13:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

63%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

100%

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

N/A

Faculty Overview

49%

Male Professors

51%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Business Administration, Management...

54 Graduates

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

35 Graduates

Psychology, General

32 Graduates

Health/Medical Preparatory Programs

26 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

25 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

23 Graduates

Religion/Religious Studies

19 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

17 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

16 Graduates

Psychology, Other

16 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

15 Graduates

Biology, General

13 Graduates

Human Services, General

12 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

12 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

12 Graduates

Special Education and Teaching

12 Graduates

Music

10 Graduates

Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecu...

9 Graduates

Political Science and Government

9 Graduates

Film/Video and Photographic Arts

7 Graduates

Sociology

7 Graduates

Design and Applied Arts

6 Graduates

Physics

6 Graduates

Rhetoric and Composition/Writing St...

6 Graduates

Chemistry

5 Graduates

Finance and Financial Management Se...

5 Graduates

Linguistic, Comparative, and Relate...

5 Graduates

Mathematics

5 Graduates

Apparel and Textiles

4 Graduates

Ecology, Evolution, Systematics, an...

4 Graduates

Philosophy

4 Graduates

Economics

3 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

3 Graduates

History

3 Graduates

Business/Managerial Economics

2 Graduates

Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Se...

2 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

2 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

2 Graduates

Foods, Nutrition, and Related Servi...

2 Graduates

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Ot...

2 Graduates

Bible/Biblical Studies

1 Graduates

Computer Science

1 Graduates

Family and Consumer Economics and R...

1 Graduates

Human Development, Family Studies,...

1 Graduates

Management Information Systems and...

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

1,774

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

41%

Full-time

94%

Part-time

6%

Students Gender

Male

41%

US National: 44%

Female

59%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

80% White

1% Unknown

8% Black

3% Hispanic

3% Two or more races

3% Non Resident alien

1% Asian

1% American Indian/Alaska native

0 Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0

Unknown Location

19%

Out Of State

79%

In State

2%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$53,143 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 84% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

84%

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

$3,930/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $4,880/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$4,880/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Eagles

School Colors

orange and blue

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

South Atlantic Conference

Total Male Athletes

337

Total Female Athletes

151

Intramural Sports

19

Sports Club

N/A

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cross Country

Football

Golf

Soccer

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Track and Field

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cheerleading-Dance Team

Cross Country

Golf

Soccer

Softball

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Beach Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$31,500/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$36,000/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0 $100,000

$19,808

$27,000

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$206 - 280

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

100%

Average Aid Per Year

$19,477

Students Receiving Federal Grants

47%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,680

Students Receiving State Aid

70%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,081

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

100%

Average Aid Per Year

$13,780

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$23,096

$30K - $48K

$21,178

$48K - $75K

$20,239

$75K - $110K

$17,036

> $110K

$14,746

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$2,728,265

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$2,658,185

Financial assistance is extended by the university to support students in paying their fees and to meet other expenses around the campus. These support measures are given in various formats such as scholarships, grants, work-study options, and loans. These aids are subject to eligibility. The eligibility criteria for the provision ranges from academic performance and project submission to citizenship and nationality to a verifiable military background and financial condition of the applicant.

Eligible students who are interested in avail of these facilities can fill in the FAFSA form. Carson Newman University federal school code is 003481. The various financial assistance provided at the university are as follows.

  • Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant, TEACH Grant, Federal Work-Study, Direct Subsidized Loan, Direct Unsubsidized Loan, Direct PLUS Loan, and the Federal Perkins Loan under Federal Aids.

  • State Aids include Tennessee Student Assistance Award, Tennessee HOPE Access Grant, Dual Enrollment Grant, Ned McWherter Scholarship, Tennessee HOPE Scholarship, and the General Assembly Merit Scholarship.

  • Presidential Scholarship and Dean’s Scholarship is given as Institutional Aids along with Faculty Scholarship.

  • Army ROTC Scholarship and Post 9/11 GI Bill are provided as Military Aids at the university.

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