Carson-Newman University

Men's D2 Coach: Chuck Benson
4 / 10
1,774 Undergrads / 2,560 Students
5 / 10
$18,531 Net Price
4 / 10
69% Admitted
  • Team Conference

    South Atlantic (SAC)

  • College Type

    4-year, Private non-profit

  • Campus Type

    Suburb: Small

Student Body
  • Male
  • Female
  • Full Time
  • Part Time
  • In-State
  • Out-of-state
  • Foreign
  • Other
  • White
  • Black
  • Asian
  • Latino
  • Foreign
  • Other
Student-to-faculty Ratio
13 to 1
Return For Sophomore Year
Overall Graduation Rate
Graduate On Time / in 6 Years
49% / 57%
Calendar System
Religious Affiliation
On campus housing is provided and is not required for incoming freshman

Other includes American Indian, Native Alaskan, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, two or more races and unknown race / ethnicity.

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Where Grads Live
  • United States
  • Knoxville Tennessee Area
  • Johnson City Tennessee Area
  • Greater Nashville Area TN
  • Greater Atlanta Area
  • Chattanooga Tennessee Area
  • Greenville South Carolina Area
  • Washington D.C. Metro Area
  • Charlotte North Carolina Area
  • Raleigh-Durham North Carolina Area
  • Tampa/St. Petersburg Florida Area
  • Dallas/Fort Worth Area
  • Greater Memphis Area
  • Orlando Florida Area
  • Greater New York City Area
Where Grads Work
  • Carson-Newman University
  • Knox County Schools
  • University of Tennessee
  • US Army
  • UT Medical Center
  • State of Tennessee
  • TeamHealth
  • Tennessee Valley Authority
  • Clayton Homes
  • First Baptist Church
  • Hamblen County Board of Education
  • Food City / KVAT Foods Inc.
  • Oak Ridge National Laboratory
  • Helen Ross McNabb Center
What Grads Do
  • Education
  • Business Development
  • Sales
  • Community and Social Services
  • Operations
  • Healthcare Services
  • Administrative
  • Information Technology
  • Finance
  • Media and Communication
  • Arts and Design
  • Support
  • Human Resources
  • Marketing
  • Accounting
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Overall Experience
Student Life
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Test Scores
Critical Reading
400 - 560
443 - 608
843 - 1168
16 - 30
18 - 29
19 - 29

This range represents the middle half of incoming freshman from the 25th to 75th percentile. The writing component is now optional and no longer reported.

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Applicants 3,862 1,387 2,475
% Admitted 69% 70% 69%
% Admits That Enroll 21% 23% 19%
Incoming Freshman Average GPA
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Majors / Programs

Degrees offered by popularity. Type = Bachelor.

Business (17%)
Education (15%)
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General (15%)
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse (13%)
Business Administration and Management, General (12%)
Parks, Recreation & Fitness Stu. (10%)
Biological & Biomedical Sciences (9%)
Kinesiology and Exercise Science (7%)
Psychology (6%)
Visual & Performing Arts (6%)
Biology/Biological Sciences, General (5%)
Speech Communication and Rhetoric (5%)
Communication & Journalism (5%)
Elementary Education and Teaching (4%)
Psychology, General (4%)
Accounting (4%)
Biochemistry (3%)
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Net Price

Average net price = sticker price - financial aid.


Average net price by income for incoming freshman receiving financial aid.

Net price for all students (private non-profit and for profit institutions).

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Sticker Price

Sticker price = estimated total cost of attendance.

On Campus
Tuition & Fees$28,900
Books & Supplies$1,600
Cost of Living$8,724
Personal Expenses$3,010
Sticker Price$42,234

Personal expenses includes laundry, transportation, entertainment and furnishings.

Financial Aid

100% of full-time, incoming freshman receive financial aid.

Receiving Aid %
Avg. Aid Amount
Type of Aid
Grant or Scholarship100%$21,440
Federal Grants54%$5,438
Pell Grants54%$4,904
Other Federal28%$1,025
State & Local Grants73%$5,366
Institutional Grants98%$14,721
Student Loans69%$6,172
Federal Loans69%$5,154
Other Loans6%$11,155

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All financials shown for full-time, incoming freshman.

Total Amount
Per Student
Financial Assets $58.5 Million $22,862

Value of endowment assets at fiscal year end.


Total federal debt after graduation for undergrad borrowers: $24,250.

Total cumulative student debt by percentile.

Total Principal
Monthly Payment
10 Year Repayment $14,670 $258

Most student loans have a grace period before repayment begins.

3 Year Avg. Default Rate: 7.9%

Avg. rate for colleges with basketball is 5.1%.

Total federal debt excludes private student loans and parent PLUS loans. Cumulative debt cohort includes 1,022 students.


Earnings 10 years after enrollment: $36,000

Earnings of former students working by percentile.

Earnings of former students who received federal financial aid. Figures shown are median.


How long until this college investment pays off: 6.85 years.

Median debt and foregone earnings divided by median earnings. Foregone earnings assumes 4 years to graduation; at this school, 49% of students graduate on time.

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Campus Safety
On Campus
In Residence Halls In Res. Halls
Criminal Offenses
Murder - -
Negligent Manslaughter - -
Rape - -
Fondling 1 1
Incest - -
Statutory Rape - -
Robbery - -
Aggravated Assault - -
Burglary 2 2
Motor Vehicle Theft - -
Arson - -

In Residence Halls are a subset of On Campus statistics. Murder includes non-negligent manslaughter.

The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here. Statistics represent 3-year average data.

Data from The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.

Carnegie Classifications
Basic ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs
Undergrad InstructionBalanced arts & sciences/professions, some graduate coexistence
Graduate InstructionResearch Doctoral: Single program-Education
Enrollment ProfileHigh undergraduate
Undergrad ProfileFour-year, full-time, selective, lower transfer-in
Size and SettingFour-year, small, highly residential

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