U.S. News Rankings
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Carson-Newman College is a private institution that was founded in 1851. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,686, its setting is rural, and the campus size is 90 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Carson-Newman College's ranking in the 2013 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Colleges (South), 12. Its tuition and fees are $22,652 (2012-13).
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Founded in 1851 by Tennessee Baptists, Carson-Newman is a private, coeducational, Christian liberal arts university. The institution has received accolades from a host of publications for academic excellence and value and is one of only two universities to receive the Presidential Award in General Community Service on the 2012 President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll.
|School type||private, coed college|
When applying to Carson-Newman College, it's important to note the application deadline is August 8. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due August 8. The application fee at Carson-Newman College is $25. It is selective, with an acceptance rate of 67.2 percent.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2011 acceptance rate||67.3%|
|Application deadline||August 8|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||August 8|
The student-faculty ratio at Carson-Newman College is 12:1, and the school has 68.2 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Carson-Newman College include: Education; Health Professions and Related Programs; and Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 66.2 percent.
|4-year graduation rate||30|
|Five most popular majors for 2011 graduates|
Carson-Newman College has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,686, with a gender distribution of 46.1 percent male students and 53.9 percent female students. At this school, 55.0 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 45.0 percent of students live off campus. Carson-Newman College is part of the NCAA II athletic conference.
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|Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity||N/A|
|Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority||N/A|
|Collegiate athletic association||NCAA II|
Campus Info & Services
Of the students at Carson-Newman College, 70 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is not permitted for students of legal age at Carson-Newman College.
|Students who have cars on campus||70%|
|Health insurance offered||No|
|Students required to own/lease a computer||No|
Paying for School
At Carson-Newman College, 79.6 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $13,116.
Paying for college doesn't have to be difficult or devastating. Go to the Paying for College knowledge center to get advice on raising cash and reducing costs.
|Tuition and fees||$22,652 (2012-13)|
|Room and board||$6,406 (2012-13)|
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* Overview details based on 2011 data