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Carson-Newman University
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  • 4 Year
  • JEFFERSON CITY, TN

Report Card

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B minus
  2. Value
    grade B+
  3. Diversity
    grade A minus
  4. Campus
    grade C+
  5. Athletics
    grade B+
  6. Party Scene
    grade C
  7. Professors
    grade B minus
  8. Location
    grade C+
  9. Dorms
    grade B minus
  10. Campus Food
    grade B minus
  11. Student Life
    grade B
  12. Safety
    grade B+

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Carson-Newman is a private, Christian university located in Jefferson City, Tennessee. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 1,566 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the Carson-Newman acceptance rate is 79%. Popular majors include Liberal Arts and Humanities, Nursing, and Business. Graduating 57% of students, Carson-Newman alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $31,500.

About

1646 S RUSSELL AVE
JEFFERSON CITY, TN 37760
Athletic Division
NCAA Division II (with football)
Athletic Conference
South Atlantic Conference

Carson-Newman University Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

C-N Admissions

Acceptance Rate
79%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
960-1150
ACT Range
19-25
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No data available  

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Cost

Net Price
$18,147 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$23,432 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
10:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
85%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 34 responses
75%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 44 responses
52%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 44 responses

Majors

Online

Programs Offered Entirely Online
1
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
1
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    46%
  • On Campus
    53%
  • Online
    1%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,566 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
129
Undergrads Over 25
4%
Pell Grant
49%
Varsity Athletes
39%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 33 responses
  • Outgoing, approachable, and friendly
    61%
  • Friendly, but quiet
    30%
  • Outgoing
    6%
  • Stressed
    3%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
74%
Poll
49%
of students say Greek life is pretty low-key and has little effect on the social scene. 49 responses
Poll
76%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 50 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 36 responses
  • Christ-centered
    47%
  • Beautiful
    22%
  • Close-knit
    11%
  • Inclusive
    8%
  • Fast-paced
    3%
  • Home away from home
    3%
  • Terrible
    3%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$36,000 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
57%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
92%
National
83%
86%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 22 responses

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