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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 B+
  4. Campus
    grade C
  5. Athletics
    grade B+
  6. Party Scene
    grade C
  7. Professors
    grade C+
  8. Location
    grade C minus
  9. Dorms
    grade C
  10. Campus Food
    grade C+
  11. Student Life
    grade C+
  12. Safety
    grade A minus

About

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

We are a Liberal Arts Christian University located in the valley of the beautiful Great Smoky Mountains, Jefferson City, Tennessee. Our mission as Christian educators is to help our students reach their full potential as educated citizens and worldwide servant-leaders. You’ve gotta see this place!

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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.

Admissions

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Acceptance Rate
69%
SAT Range
920-1180
ACT Range
19-29
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
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Cost

Net Price
$18,531 / 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
$21,440 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade C+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
14:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
84%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 31 responses
73%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 37 responses
46%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 37 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
5
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
5
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    30%
  • On Campus
    67%
  • Online
    3%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,716 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
124
Undergrads Over 25
4%
Pell Grant
54%
Varsity Athletes
29%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 26 responses
  • Outgoing, approachable, and friendly
    58%
  • Friendly, but quiet
    35%
  • Outgoing
    8%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
79%
Poll
50%
of students say Greek life is pretty low-key and has little effect on the social scene. 42 responses
Poll
79%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 43 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 29 responses
  • Christ-centered
    41%
  • Beautiful
    24%
  • Close-knit
    14%
  • Inclusive
    10%
  • Fast-paced
    3%
  • Home away from home
    3%
  • Underrated
    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. 21 responses

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