#16 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

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 2,953 prospective students applied, and 2,329 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 395 enrolled in the school.  1,739 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 1,096 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2021/2022, excluding room and board, is $29,920 plus fees of $1,400. Carson-Newman College is ranked 798 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2023 U.S. Colleges Ranking.



Carson-Newman College is rated within the lower 37% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 4 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated


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Getting In

Admission Standards
Very Easy
Carson Newman College overview
SAT 955/1135
ACT 19/25
GPA 3.6
Applications Accepted
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Applications Due May 1, 2023
Applicant Competition Very 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$1,400
Room and Board $9,474
Budget for Other Expenses$3,122
Total One Year Cost$45,516

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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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