#11 Best Private Colleges in Tennessee

Johnson University

Knoxville, Tennessee

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Student Population
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Location Knoxville, Tennessee
Online johnsonu.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Rural Fringe
Religious Affiliation Christian Churches and Churches of Christ
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Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Located in Knoxville, Tennessee, Johnson University is a small four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs.   The school has a religious affiliation with the Christian Churches and Churches of Christ faith. In the most recent statistical year 398 prospective students applied, and 212 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 145 enrolled in the school.  780 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 308 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2019/2020, excluding room and board, is $15,480 plus fees of $1,440. Johnson University is ranked 554 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.



Johnson University is rated within the top 49% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 6 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated


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Admission Standards
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SAT 1008/1206
ACT 19/24
GPA 3.27
Applications Accepted
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Applications Due Jul 1, 2022
Applicant Competition Average
Application Fee $35

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Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for Johnson University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$1,440
Room and Board $6,946
Budget for Other Expenses$2,420
Total One Year Cost$27,486

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Average Salary After 10 Years
$31,100 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
54% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Johnson University students
Subject Percent of Class
Theology and Religious Vvocations 86%
Education 14%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=220473 IPEDS survey data for Johnson University.

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