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Carson-Newman College Demographics & Diversity

Jefferson City, Tennessee

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Very Low

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Carson-Newman College are mostly White with a small Black population. The school has very low racial diversity. 17% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Carson Newman College students
Race Percent of Students
White 83%
Black 8%
Hispanic 2%
Asian 1%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2%
International 3%
Race Unknown 0%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 66% more female students than male students enrolled at Carson Newman College with a gender ratio of 62% women to 38% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Carson-Newman College has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Carson Newman College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 38%
Women 62%
Enrollment by gender for Carson Newman College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 964
Women 1,596

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Carson-Newman College serves a very low number of students outside of Tennessee, with 79 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Carson Newman College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 79%
Out of State 19%
Foreign 2%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$53,143 per year

50% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 4.6%
Part time Undergrads 3.2%

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