Carson Newman University: Review & Facts

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - Very GoodQuality: Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - FairCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Below Average
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Carson Newman University is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 1,970 students enrolled. This school was founded in 1851 and is the only institution located in Jefferson City, Tennessee.

Carson Newman University is affiliated with Baptist Church.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
98
Associate's degree, bachelor's degree, and master's degree are available at Carson Newman University.

Carson Newman University deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers enrollment in 98 majors. The most popular concentrations are Education, Management, Psychology, Nursing, and Business. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other schools and colleges.
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a positive sign. However, if you plan to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
60%
Carson Newman University student retention rate is relatively low at 60% (below Tennessee average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Carson Newman University is below average - 55%.

Student to faculty ratio at Carson Newman University is pretty good - 12:1. Find out more information about faculty and instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$22,700
Average tuition charges are high - $21,700 a year. The additional fees at Carson Newman University not covered by tuition are around $1,000, which makes it a total of $22,700 annually.

Read the details about Carson Newman University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
66%
As reported in recent data, 2,917 applications were submitted and 1,913 were accepted; so it is relatively easy to get accepted at this school.

This college might accept dual credits and advanced placement credits at entry.

Find out more about admissions as well applicants test score stats at Carson Newman University in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$2,600
Carson Newman University provides study abroad programs and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is an amazing option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Carson Newman University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
C+
Carson Newman University offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates around 1,300 students, which offers a nice on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is relatively low, around $2,600 a year.

Army and Air Force ROTC programs are available at Carson Newman University. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have received a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime information, Carson Newman University appears to be a relatively safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Carson Newman University Location and Maps



Post Address: Carson Newman University, 1646 S Russell Ave, Jefferson City, Tennessee 37760, USA
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