1,690
Students
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23,944
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
67
67%
Acceptance Rate
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Overview

Carson-Newman University is a Comprehensive institution located in Jefferson City, TN, in a small town setting.

Location & Contact

Address 1646 Russell Avenue
PO Box 557
Jefferson City, TN  37760
United States
Contact Mr. Aaron Porter
Vice President for Enrollment Management
Email: cnadmiss@cn.edu
Phone: 865-471-3223
Fax: 865-471-4817

Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Management Information Systems Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management Checkmark
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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Early Childhood Education Checkmark
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Theology And Religious Vocations Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

3,294
Applied
2,219
Accepted
1,690
Enrolled
67%
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Female Admissions

2,049
Females Applied
1,407
Females Accepted
69%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

1,245
Males Applied
812
Males Accepted
65%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

0
Application Fee
3.44
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
A minimum high school GPA of 2.25
Other requirements exist (see below)
Required for some programs Interview
Recommended Interview
Other requirements: Medical history

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen August 1st Not reported
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer August 1st Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 480 580
SAT Math 460 570
ACT Composite 20 26

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

26,700
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Fees

1,200
Full-time student fees
6,260
Room & board
3,820
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Tuition deferred payment Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Senior Citizens
Employees

Financial Aid

23,944
Avg. Financial Aid Package
24,975
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
8,287
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
3,644
Avg. Loan Aid
10,685
Avg. Grant Aid
18,355
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
78%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
21%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

1,690
Total undergrad students
3%
International Students
20%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.61%
Black or African American 8.45%
White or Caucasian 77.53%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.49%
Asian 0.73%
Two or more races 3.37%
Other 2.27%

Gender

Male (42.07%)
Female (57.93%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Disabled housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 52%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Welcome Week, Beach Fest and Homecoming

Student Services

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Student Organizations

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Most popular organizations:
Baptist Student Union, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Student Government Association, Student Ambassadors Association and Columbians

Campus Security & Safety

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Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
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Cross-country Running No Division 2 Checkmark
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Racquetball Checkmark No No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 2 Checkmark
Volleyball Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball Checkmark No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Division 2 Checkmark
Football Checkmark No No
Golf Checkmark Division 2 No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
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Table Tennis Checkmark No No
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Track And Field No Division 2 Checkmark
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Faculty

254
Total Faculty
13:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 122
Part-time - 132
Male - 118
Female - 136