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Carson-Newman, founded in 1851, is a church-affiliated college. Its 90-acre campus is located in Jefferson City, 45 miles east of Knoxville. Most campus buildings were constructed within the last 25 years.

Website: www.cn.edu/

Private
Co-ed
1,774
Undergraduate
Students
(59.2%) 1,050 Women
(40.8%) 724 Men
786
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
66% of 3,736 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
 

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.47
SAT Math
480-570 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
548 average
480-598 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
22 average
20-26 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$42,290
Tuition and Fees
$29,500
Room and Board
$8,150
Average Percent of Need Met
80%
Average Freshman Award
$24,299
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$24,557
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
121
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 27% of classes
10-19 students: 32% of classes
20-29 students: 24% of classes
30-39 students: 15% of classes
40-49 students: 1% of classes
50-99 students: 0% of classes
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Campus Life

Jefferson City Population
8,184
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Knoxville
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
49% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
Eagle
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.7% American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.7% Asian
9.0% Black/African-American
3.4% Hispanic/Latino
3.1% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
82.0% White
1.0% Unknown
International Students
3.3%
First-Year Students Returning
63.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
40.2%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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