Carson-Newman University Rankings

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In the World#2777 of 14178
In North America#847 of 2629
In the United States#779 of 2528
In Tennessee#16 of 58
In Jefferson City#1 of 1

Quick Review

Religion
Baptist
Acceptance rate
69%
Average SAT
1051
Average ACT
24
Avg. cost to attend
$18,531 /y
Aid receiving
100%
Undergraduates
1,840
Graduates
885
Male:Female Ratio
36:64
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
cn.edu

Carson-Newman University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate69%70%69%
Applicants3,8621,3872,475
Admissions2,6749681,706
Freshmen enrolled full time556226330
Freshmen enrolled part time11

637 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

660 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
89 or 16%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 923
or below

75% of them
had 1178
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Carson-Newman University are 923-1178 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
494 or 89%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 19
or below

75% of them
had 29
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Carson-Newman University are 19-29 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

College-preparatory program Required
SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
Recommendations Recommended
Secondary school rank Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White2175 (80%)
Black or African American219 (8%)
Nonresident Alien101 (4%)
Hispanic98 (4%)
Two or more races49 (2%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown48 (2%)
Asian18 (0.7%)
American Indian or Alaska Native4 (0.1%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander2 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$18,531/year
Average aid awarded
$21,440
Students receiving aid
100%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$14,686
$30-48K$14,044
$48-75K$18,751
$75-110K$23,443
$110K+$22,883

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$27,600$9,027
Tuition in-state$27,600$9,027
Tuition out-of-state$27,600$9,027
Fee in-district$1,300$200
Fee in-state$1,300$200
Fee out-of-state$1,300$200

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity1,217
Combined charge for room and board$8,724
Room charge$3,734
Meal charge$4,990

Carson-Newman University Majors

MajorAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Business Administration and Management, General4863
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Oth61
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse50
Educational Leadership and Administration, General50
Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision45
Kinesiology and Exercise Science29
Reading Teacher Education24
General Studies22
Biology & Biological Sciences, General20
Speech Communication and Rhetoric19
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language & ESL Language Instructor19
Psychology, General18
Elementary Education and Teaching18
Family Practice Nurse & Nursing16
Accounting15
Special Education and Teaching, General69
Mental Health Counseling & Counselor15
Biochemistry13
Counselor Education & School Counseling and Guidance Services13
Human Services, General10
Music Teacher Education10
Psychology, Other81
Film & Cinema & Video Studies8
Music, General7
Dietetics & Dietitian7
Secondary Education and Teaching7
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies42
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, Other6
History Teacher Education6
Sociology6
Graphic Design5
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other5
History, General4
Sport and Fitness Administration & Management4
Physics, Other4
Religion & Religious Studies4
Early Childhood Education and Teaching4
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching4
Health and Physical Education & Fitness, General4
Mathematics, General4
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences, General4
English & Language Arts Teacher Education3
Child Development3
Finance, General3
Political Science and Government, General3
Theology & Theological Studies3
Spanish Language and Literature2
Computer Science2
Chemistry, General2
Special Education and Teaching, Other2
English Language and Literature, General2
Chemistry, Other2
Interior Design2
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General1
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies1
Biology Teacher Education1
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General1
Philosophy and Religious Studies, Other1
Linguistics1
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other1
Creative Writing1
Business Teacher Education1
Music Theory and Composition1
Organizational Leadership1
Spanish Language Teacher Education1
Family and Consumer Sciences & Home Economics Teacher Education1
Mathematics Teacher Education1
Drama and Dance Teacher Education1
Painting1
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels1
Curriculum and Instruction1
Grand Total2638928845
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate57%54%59%
  • Full-time retention rate - 68%
  • Part-time retention rate - 25%

Publications & Citations

Publications
105
Citations
1,667

Publication count by topic

Psychology
18
Computer science
15
Medicine
14
Sociology
12
Mathematics
8
Philosophy
6
Engineering
6
Business
5
History
4
Political science
4
Art
3
Economics
3
Biology
2
Geography
1
Chemistry
1
Materials science
1
Physics
1

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Psychology2757834
Sociology2808101
Philosophy30311
Economics328385
Mathematics3733189
Medicine4158268
Geography433618
Computer science521946
Materials science54279
Engineering54506
Biology562430
Chemistry60635

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
1990121
1991014
1992015
1993028
199409
1995315
1996417
1997444
1998426
1999324
2000339
2001128
2002245
2003030
2004144
2005251
2006259
20071448
2008772
20091070
2010674
20111097
20123122
2013388
2014184

General info

Alternative namesC-N
Founded1851
WikipediaCarson–Newman University
MottoTruth, Beauty, Goodness
Colorsorange, blue
Academic CalendarAugust to May
Total FTE staff383
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs

Location and Contacts

Address1646 S Russell Ave
Jefferson City, Tennessee, 37760
United States
City population8,000
Phone8654712000
Fax+1 (865) 471 4817

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