Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many colleges have suspended or relaxed some admitted student requirements and extended decision and enrollment deposit deadlines. We recommend that you contact the colleges to which you have been accepted directly for the most updated and accurate information.

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
529 average
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%
See more

Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$42,290
Tuition and Fees
$29,500
Room and Board
$8,150
Average Percent of Need Met
74%
Average Freshman Award
$24,928
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$28,014
See more

Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
Not reported
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
See more

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
 
Mascot
Eagle
Sororities
Not reported
Fraternities
Not reported
See more

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
See more

A portion of the College Profile data is provided under license by:
Peterson's Undergraduate and Undergraduate Financial Aid Databases, copyright © 2020 Peterson's LLC. All rights reserved.