The acceptance rate at Carson-Newman College is 79%. It ranks #31 in Tennessee for lowest rate of acceptance. Carson Newman College is an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance if you meet the admission requirements. Last year, 2,397 out of 3,022 applicants were admitted.
The school has easy admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 62 percent (SAT 950/1130 ACT 19/25). Carson Newman College typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.51. 16% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
The Carson-Newman College application fee is $0 and applications are due by May 1.
You are required to submit admission test scores with your application. Carson Newman College is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to confirm the most up to date testing requirements.
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||480|
|SAT Math 25th||470|
|SAT Composite 25th||950|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||560|
|SAT Math 75th||570|
|SAT Composite 75th||1130|
|Average SAT Score||1040
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Carson Newman College?
Carson Newman College typically prefers applicants to be in the top 69 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 950 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 860. The average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1040 out of 1600. Carson-Newman College ranks #24 in Tennessee for highest average SAT composite score. 16 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.
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|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||16|
|ACT Math 25th||17|
|ACT Composite 25th||19|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||25|
|ACT Math 75th||24|
|ACT Composite 75th||25|
|Average ACT Score||22
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Carson-Newman College?
Admission data indicates that Carson-Newman College regularly accepts students with ACT's of 19 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 56 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 16 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 22 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 25 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #21 in Tennessee for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 92 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Carson Newman College.
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What GPA do you need to get into Carson Newman College?
Applicants require very good grades in high school to get into Carson-Newman College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Carson Newman College was 3.51 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #21 in Tennessee for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.51 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Carson-Newman College accepts 79% of all applicants.
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|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|3.75 to 3.99||17.49%||Avg +|
|3.50 to 3.74||18.02%||Avg -|
|3.25 to 3.49||13.58%||Avg -|
|3.00 to 3.24||11.23%||Reach|
|2.50 to 2.99||12.79%||Reach|
|2.00 to 2.49||3.13%||Low|
|1.00 to 1.99||0%||Low|
|less than 1.00||0%||Low|
GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||13%||22%||16%|
Applicants have 87 days left until the Fall 2022 term applications are due on May 1, 2023.
The cost for prospective students to apply to Carson Newman College is $0. The school is free to apply to.
What are the requirements for admission to Carson Newman College and what student information is used for admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Required|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=219806 IPEDS survey data for Carson Newman College.
16% of students submit their SAT scores to Carson-Newman College. 92% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
79% of those who apply are granted admission to Carson-Newman College. Admission competition is and the college has easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 950 and 1130. 16% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 19 and 25. 92% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.