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Carson-Newman University

Jefferson City, TN

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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

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Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences, Other Checkmark
Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
Environmental Biology Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
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Business Administration And Management, General Checkmark
Business/managerial Economics Checkmark
Fashion Merchandising Checkmark
Finance, General Checkmark
International Business/trade/commerce Checkmark
Management Information Systems, General Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management, General Checkmark
Organizational Leadership Checkmark
Small Business Administration/management Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Digital Communication And Media/multimedia Checkmark
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Mass Communication/media Studies Checkmark
Public Relations/image Management Checkmark
Radio, Television, And Digital Communication, Other Checkmark
Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Computer And Information Sciences, General Checkmark
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Information Science/studies Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
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Business And Innovation/entrepreneurship Teacher Education Checkmark
Chemistry Teacher Education Checkmark
Drama And Dance Teacher Education Checkmark
Early Childhood Education And Teaching Checkmark
Education, General Checkmark
Elementary Education And Teaching Checkmark
English/language Arts Teacher Education Checkmark
Family And Consumer Sciences/home Economics Teacher Education Checkmark
French Language Teacher Education Checkmark
History Teacher Education Checkmark
Junior High/intermediate/middle School Education And Teaching Checkmark
Kindergarten/preschool Education And Teaching Checkmark
Mathematics Teacher Education Checkmark
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Secondary Education And Teaching Checkmark
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Special Education And Teaching, General Checkmark
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Teacher Education And Professional Development, Specific Levels And Methods, Other Checkmark
Engineering Associate Bachelors
Engineering Physics/applied Physics Checkmark
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
Creative Writing Checkmark
English Language And Literature, General Checkmark
General Literature Checkmark
Rhetoric And Composition Checkmark
Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
Apparel And Textile Marketing Management Checkmark
Child Development Checkmark
Consumer Economics Checkmark
Consumer Merchandising/retailing Management Checkmark
Consumer Services And Advocacy Checkmark
Family And Consumer Economics And Related Services, Other Checkmark
Family And Consumer Sciences/human Sciences, General Checkmark
Foods, Nutrition, And Wellness Studies, General Checkmark
Housing And Human Environments, General Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Ancient Near Eastern And Biblical Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Checkmark
Foreign Languages And Literatures, General Checkmark
French Language And Literature Checkmark
Linguistics Checkmark
Spanish Language And Literature Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Athletic Training/trainer Checkmark
Dietetics/dietitian Checkmark
Health/medical Preparatory Programs, Other Checkmark
Hospital And Health Care Facilities Administration/management Checkmark
Nursing Administration Checkmark
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Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities, Other Checkmark
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Mathematics, General Checkmark
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, General Checkmark
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, Other Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Exercise Science And Kinesiology Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, And Leisure Studies Checkmark
Sport And Fitness Administration/management Checkmark
Sports, Kinesiology, And Physical Education/fitness, General Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
Applied And Professional Ethics Checkmark
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Philosophy And Religious Studies, Other Checkmark
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry, General Checkmark
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Physics, General Checkmark
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
Applied Psychology Checkmark
Developmental And Child Psychology Checkmark
Psychology, General Checkmark
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Economics, Other Checkmark
International Economics Checkmark
Political Science And Government, General Checkmark
Social Sciences, Other Checkmark
Sociology, General Checkmark
Theology And Religious Vocations Associate Bachelors
Bible/biblical Studies Checkmark Checkmark
Divinity/ministry Checkmark
Missions/missionary Studies Checkmark
Religious/sacred Music Checkmark
Youth Ministry Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art/art Studies, General Checkmark
Commercial And Advertising Art Checkmark
Drama And Dramatics/theatre Arts, General Checkmark
Drawing Checkmark
Fashion/apparel Design Checkmark
Film/cinema/media Studies Checkmark
Graphic Design Checkmark
Interior Design Checkmark
Keyboard Instruments Checkmark
Music Performance, General Checkmark
Music Theory And Composition Checkmark
Music, General Checkmark
Painting Checkmark
Photography Checkmark
Voice And Opera Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

3,736
Applied
2,467
Accepted
1,774
Enrolled
66%
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Female Admissions

2,362
Females Applied
1,544
Females Accepted
65%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

1,374
Males Applied
923
Males Accepted
67%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

3.47
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
Recommended Interview
Other requirements: Medical history

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Out of state Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Early decision plan Not reported Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported Yes
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 548 480 598
SAT Math 529 480 570
ACT Composite 22 20 26

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

28,200
Private
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Fees

1,300
Full-time student fees
8,894
Room & board
3,734
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

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

Financial Aid

24,530
Avg. Financial Aid Package
24,928
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
7,230
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
2,715
Avg. Loan Aid
10,791
Avg. Grant Aid
19,098
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
76%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
19%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

1,774
Total Undergrad students
3%
International Students
19%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.24%
Black or African American 8.73%
White or Caucasian 79.23%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.71%
Asian 0.71%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.06%
Two or more races 2.95%
Other 0.94%

Gender

Male (40.81%)
Female (59.19%)

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 49%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
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Marching band Checkmark
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Campus events:
Welcome Week, Beach Fest and Homecoming

Student Services

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Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

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

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Division 2 Checkmark
Football Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Golf Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
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 1 No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
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 Division 2 Checkmark
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