Can I get into Carson-Newman College? The school has a 67% acceptance rate. Last year, 2,219 out of 3,294 applicants were admitted making Carson-Newman College a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Academically, it has moderate requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 53 percent. Carson Newman College typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 18% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||520|
|SAT Math 25th||500|
|SAT Composite 25th||1020|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||630|
|SAT Math 75th||590|
|SAT Composite 75th||1220|
|Estimated Average SAT||1120|
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Carson Newman College?
Carson Newman College typically requires applicants to be in the top 57 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1020 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 920. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1120 out of 1600. 16 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1220 and Above||Good||>78%|
|1120 to 1220||Avg +||67%-78%|
|1020 to 1120||Avg -||54%-67%|
|920 to 1020||Reach||41%-54%|
|Less than 920||Low||<41%|
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||20|
|ACT Math 25th||18|
|ACT Composite 25th||20|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||26|
|ACT Math 75th||25|
|ACT Composite 75th||26|
|Estimated Average ACT||23|
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 20 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 49 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 17 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 23 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 26 and above have very competitive chances. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 91 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Carson Newman College.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|26 and Above||Good||>78%|
|23 to 26||Avg +||67%-78%|
|20 to 23||Avg -||54%-67%|
|17 to 20||Reach||41%-54%|
|Less than 17||Low||<41%|
You will need above average high school grades to get into Carson Newman College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Carson Newman College was 3.4 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Carson-Newman College accepts 67% of students who apply.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Admission Chances|
|3.50 to 3.75||17%||Avg +|
|3.25 to 3.50||18%||Avg -|
|3.00 to 3.25||9%||Avg -|
|2.75 to 3.00||12%||Reach|
|2.50 to 2.75||5%||Reach|
|2.25 to 2.50||N/A%||Low|
|2.00 to 2.25||N/A%||Low|
73% of Carson Newman College freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||27%|
|Top 25% of class||47%|
|Top 50% of class||73%|
|Bottom 50% of class||27%|
|Bottom 25% of class||0%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||16%||21%||18%|
Applicants have 48 days left until the Fall 2019 term applications are due on Aug 1, 2019.
Seniors, these are the SAT and ACT test dates you can still sit for a test and send your results to Carson-Newman College before the Aug 1 application deadline.
|ACT Test Date||Scores Available|
|Jul 13||Jul 23|
What are the requirements for admission to Carson Newman College and what considerations affect 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.