Johnson University

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School Overview

Johnson University is a private, four-year Christian university that sits in the beautiful foothills of the Smoky Mountains of Knoxville, Tennessee. Johnson was originally founded as The School of Evangelists in 1893. It was later renamed Johnson Bible College and then Johnson University.

Johnson degree programs include a biblical core and an arts and science core. has many attractive aspects of student life from curricular to extracurricular, including performing arts, extracurricular activities, communal worship, athletics, and intramurals.

The main Johnson University campus buildings include the Gally Commons dining hall, The Underground coffee shop, residence halls, a fitness center, the Johnson University library, five full-service computer labs, a recording studio, and the University Counseling Center (found in Myrtle Hall).

Johnson educates students for Christian ministries and other strategic vocations framed by the Great Commission in order to extend the kingdom of God among all nations.
Johnson University Mission

Johnson University Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(865) 573-4517
Website:www.johnsonu.edu/Home.aspx
Type of School:4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online:https://my.johnsonu.edu/ICS/Admissions/Apply_Online.jnz
Address:7900 Johnson Dr, Knoxville, TN 37998
Setting:41
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:1,140
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):54%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:12 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:665 (58% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Certificates, Associates, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$13,950
Out-of-state Tuition:$13,950
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:94%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$6,451

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Johnson University Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Johnson University.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services212
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs1
Education31112
English Language and Literature/Letters2
Health Professions and Related Programs11
History1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies2
Philosophy and Religious Studies1
Theology and Religious Vocations2283
Grand total5229172

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Johnson University.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services112
Theology and Religious Vocations2253
Grand total22642

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Johnson 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$13,950
Out-of-state$13,950
Books and supplies$1,000

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$8,400
Out-of-state$8,400

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid16494%
Grant or scholarship aid15690%$6,451
Student loan aid10460%$6,197

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid80791%$7,094
Federal student loans55362%$6,611

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Johnson 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 Johnson University students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants370179191
Percent admitted100%47%47%
Percent admitted who enrolled37%41%34%

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

Johnson University Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment1,140
Undergraduate enrollment865
Graduate enrollment275

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

Johnson University Accreditation

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

Specialized institution accreditations:

    *General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does 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.

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