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Johnson University
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  • 4 Year
  • KNOXVILLE, TN

Report Card

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

About

7900 JOHNSON DR
KNOXVILLE, TN 37998
Athletic Division
NAIA
Athletic Conference
Appalachian Athletic Conference
From Johnson University

Johnson University is a place of uncommon community where students get ready for both a fulfilling career and a meaningful life. We believe in educating you for ALL of life, so our curriculum includes a Bible and theology major, a core of classes in the arts and sciences, and more than 40 majors in everything from business administration, education, and psychology to ministry leadership, music technology, and history.

Niche.com rated Johnson's dorms as the BEST IN THE COUNTRY! Every room has its own private bathroom. Our beautiful campus also includes the new Athletic and Recreation Complex, which includes a 10-lane swimming pool, basketball arena, fitness center and weight room, game room, and Habaneros cafe.

And Johnson's tuition is HALF the national average for private colleges and universities. At Johnson, you get an exceptional education at an amazing price.

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Johnson 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
81%
SAT Range
980-1190
ACT Range
19-24
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
No

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Cost

Net Price
$19,985 / 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
$9,212 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
94%

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
81%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 16 responses
74%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 23 responses
70%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 23 responses

Majors

Life Sciences

academic spotlight

The Life Sciences degree cultivates a foundational knowledge of the living world from sub-cellular to ecological and global scales. Critical thinking skills necessary to design, collect and interpret datasets will be a central part of the major coursework. Graduates may pursue a variety of career paths and will be prepared for graduate school in a variety of life or environmental science fields.

Online

Programs Offered Entirely Online
3
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
2
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
1
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    19%
  • On Campus
    64%
  • Online
    17%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
605 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
64
Undergrads Over 25
14%
Pell Grant
39%
Varsity Athletes
29%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 18 responses
  • Friendly and caring people
    83%
  • Stressed
    11%
  • Outgoing
    6%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
89%
Poll
88%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 25 responses
Poll
74%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 27 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 17 responses
  • A positive schooling experience.
    53%
  • Home away from home
    24%
  • An extremely negative schooling experience.
    6%
  • Deeply Rooted in Christianity
    6%
  • Fast-paced
    6%
  • Strict
    6%

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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$29,800 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
61%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
91%
National
83%
73%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 11 responses

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