U.S. News Rankings
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Carson-Newman University is a private institution that was founded in 1851. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,646, its setting is rural, and the campus size is 90 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Carson-Newman University's ranking in the 2014 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 University, 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 University is $25. It is selective, with an acceptance rate of 65.6 percent.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2012 acceptance rate||65.6%|
|Application deadline||August 8|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||August 8|
The student-faculty ratio at Carson-Newman University is 12:1, and the school has 63.4 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Carson-Newman University include: Education; Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; and Health Professions and Related Programs. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 66 percent.
|4-year graduation rate||41%|
|Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates|
Carson-Newman University has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,646, with a gender distribution of 46.7 percent male students and 53.3 percent female students. At this school, 61 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 38 percent of students live off campus. Carson-Newman University 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
Carson-Newman University offers campus safety and security services like late night transport/escort service and 24-hour emergency telephones. Of the students at Carson-Newman University, 70 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is not permitted for students of legal age at Carson-Newman University.
|Students who have cars on campus||70%|
|Health insurance offered||No|
Paying for School
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|Tuition and fees||$22,652 (2012-13)|
|Room and board||$6,406 (2012-13)|
|Financial aid statistics||N/A|
* Overview details based on 2012 data