Carson-Newman University

Jefferson City, TN
Christian college

Questions and Answers

Emma W.
1 month ago
Are Carson-Newman University’s scholarships based on merit or financial need?
Carson-Newman University
We actually have both! We offer fully renewable merit scholarships based on your GPA that range from $8,000 to $14,000 per academic year. Need-based grants and scholarships are assessed each year from the FAFSA.
Emma W.
1 month ago
How do students receive work-study at Carson-Newman University?
Carson-Newman University
Hi, Emma! Students at C-N are invited to a campus job fair during the first week of each semester to explore the campus employment opportunities we have. Most departments and majors employ several students. What are you most interested in?
Jermiah P.
1 month ago
What is the average cost of attendance for a year at Carson-Newman University?
Carson-Newman University
Hi, Jeremiah! You can find some great information at or on the federal college scorecard! Keep in mind that for any school the stated tuition is the cost before any financial aid.
Kimberly B.
4 months ago
Where can I find information about your school tuition fees?
Carson-Newman University
Hi, Kimberly. You can find that information at Please keep in mind that this is the cost before any financial aid is applied.

Academic details

SAT Score Range
Required with application
ACT Score Range
Required with application
Student Faculty Ratio
13 to 1
Less Selective (66% Acceptance Rate)
School type
Non-profit Private 4-year institution

Diversity statistics

80% White
9% Black
3% Hispanic
2% Multiracial
1% Asian
1% Native
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Common Careers

Common Careers and Their Average Annual Salary

Infection Control Manager76k
Human Resources (HR) Generalist63k
Accounting Manager58k
Middle School Teacher48k
Staff Accountant46k
Mental Health Therapist38k
Administrative Assistant35k
Based on 959 student responses
43.8kAvg. Early Career Pay
72.9kAvg. Mid-Career Pay
60%in High-Meaning careers
5%in STEM careers

Financial Snapshot

Average Financial Breakdown
Average grant for incoming freshmen
Average Pell Grant
Average Federal Loans

Average Institutional Grant
Average Total Loans
Published tuition and fees (Out of state)
$28,900 / year
While we do our best to show up-to-date information, due to COVID-19 and other factors out of our control, it is possible that the data we are showing about test requirements, application deadlines, and more, are inaccurate. Please verify with the college itself via their website to ensure you are aware of all requirements and deadlines.