#14 Best Private Colleges in Tennessee

Carson Newman College

Jefferson City, Tennessee

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Student Population
Carson Newman College overview
Location Jefferson City, Tennessee
Online cn.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Small Suburban
Religious Affiliation Baptist
Carson Newman College overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Located in Jefferson City, Tennessee, Carson Newman College is a small four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs.   The school has a religious affiliation with the Baptist faith. In the most recent statistical year 3,862 prospective students applied, and 2,674 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 557 enrolled in the school.  1,839 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 721 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2019/2020, excluding room and board, is $27,600 plus fees of $1,300. Carson-Newman College is ranked 644 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.



Carson-Newman College is rated within the lower 47% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 5 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated


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Admission Standards
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SAT 923/1178
ACT 19/29
GPA 3.4
Applications Accepted
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Applications Due May 1, 2022
Applicant Competition Low
Application Fee $0

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Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for Carson Newman College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,600
Other Fees$1,300
Room and Board $8,724
Budget for Other Expenses$3,010
Total One Year Cost$42,234

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Average Salary After 10 Years
$41,700 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
45% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Carson Newman College students
Subject Percent of Class
Education 25%
Health Professions 19%
Business 12%
Psychology 6%
Philosophy and Religious Studies 5%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=219806 IPEDS survey data for Carson Newman College.

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