About Carson Newman University
On Campus Housing
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.
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.
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.
Highest Degree Offered
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 Emergency Phones
Mobile Campus Emergency Alert
Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation
Students Receiving Gift Aid
Average Aid Per Year
Students Receiving Federal Grants
Average Aid Per Year
Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income
$30K - $48K
$48K - $75K
$75K - $110K
Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants
Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants
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.