Carson-Newman College

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

1646 Russell Avenue

Jefferson City, TN 37760

(865) 471-3223

Fax: (865) 471-3502



Contact: Melanie Redding

Director of Admissions
Main Address

1646 Russell Avenue

Jefferson City, TN 37760

(865) 471-2000

www.cn.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 1,823

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 444

Degree-seeking undergrads: 1,808

Graduate enrollment: 209

Setting

Rural setting

Small town (2,500 – 9,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:
Bachelor’s
Master’s

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $25
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 71%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 67%


College Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General B
Arts – General B
Drawing B
Interior Design B
Music – General B
Music – General Performance B
Music Theory/Composition B
Painting B
Photography B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Business – General B
Business Administration/Management B
Business/Managerial Economics B
Small Business Administration B

Communications & Journalism

Communications/Rhetoric B
Journalism B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer/Information Sciences – General B

Education

Early Childhood Education B
Education – General B
Elementary Education B
Family/Consumer Sciences – Education B
Music Teacher Education B
Physical Education B
Secondary Education B
Special Education B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B
Speech/Rhetorical Studies B

Family & Consumer Sciences

Clothing/Apparel/Textile Studies B
Family/Community Services B
Foods/Nutrition Studies B

Foreign Language & Literature

French B
German B
Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Athletic Training/Sports Medicine B
Health System Administration B
Nursing (RN) B
Predentistry B
Premedicine B
Prepharmacy B

History

History – General B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences B

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Exercise Sciences B
Health/Physical Fitness B
Parks, Recreation & Fitness – General B

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy B
Religion/Religious Studies B

Physical Sciences

Applied Physics B
Applied Physics B
Chemistry B
Physics B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Social Sciences

Economics B
International Economics B
Political Science/Government B
Sociology B

Theological Studies & Religious Vocations

Religious/Sacred Music B
Theology A,B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Carson-Newman University Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(865) 471-2000
Website:www.cn.edu
Type of School:4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online:www.cn.edu/admissions/undergraduate-admissions/apply-for-admission
Address:1646 S Russell Ave, Jefferson City, TN 37760
Setting:23
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:2,659
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):50%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:13 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:1,602 (60% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Associates, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$26,360
Out-of-state Tuition:$26,360
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:100%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$19,421

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Carson-Newman University Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Carson-Newman University.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences41
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services101
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs6
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services2
Education320151
Engineering1
English Language and Literature/Letters21
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences71
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics5
Health Professions and Related Programs1154
History11
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities23
Mathematics and Statistics11
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies3
Philosophy and Religious Studies3
Physical Sciences4
Psychology22
Public Administration and Social Service Professions11
Social Sciences5
Theology and Religious Vocations111
Visual and Performing Arts11
Grand total4498291

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Carson-Newman University.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services21
Education2171
Health Professions and Related Programs1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies1
Psychology1
Public Administration and Social Service Professions1
Grand total25101

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Carson-Newman University and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$26,360
Out-of-state$26,360
Books and supplies$1,600

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$8,780
Out-of-state$8,780

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid495100%
Grant or scholarship aid495100%$19,421
Student loan aid31764%$5,993

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid1,70297%$18,631
Federal student loans1,06361%$6,584

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Carson-Newman University. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Carson-Newman University students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants6,4962,4464,050
Percent admitted100%62%64%
Percent admitted who enrolled8%9%7%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Carson-Newman University Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment2,659
Undergraduate enrollment1,812
Graduate enrollment847

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Carson-Newman University Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics
    • Didactic Program in Dietetics
    • Didactic Program in Dietetics
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
  • National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation
    • Art and Design (ART) - Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting programs
  • National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
    • Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs

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