Carson-Newman University

Jefferson City, Tennessee
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  • Private
    4 year
  • 1:12
    Faculty to Student Ratio
  • 6%
    Transfer Student Ratio
Founded in 1851, Carson-Newman is a nationally ranked liberal arts based university with a 120-acre campus just 30 minutes east of Knoxville near the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Our faculty mentor and educate students in order that you may reach your full potential. With our small class sizes, professors know you and assist you in your educational pursuit in a caring, Christian community integrating faith and learning. The University offers 50 undergraduate majors including 3 degree completion programs and 11 graduate degree programs and participates as a "Tennessee Promise" school. Depending on the academic program, students study on campus, on-line, or at our Pellissippi State Community College location in Strawberry Plains.
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Total Faculty 111
Total Enrollment 2,528
Programs 71
Courses 1,469
Equivalencies 4,430 outgoing
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Financial Information

Scholarships and Financial Aid:
We offer a comprehensive range of scholarships, grants, loans and other assistance based on financial need, exceptional academic ability or special talents.
Tuition and Fees:
$330/credit hour (adult programs) + approx. $400 fees; trad UG $24,200 + $1,160 fees
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Information for Transfer In Students

Adult Degree Completion Programs:
Business Administration (B.B.A.); Organizational Leadership (B.S.), R.N. to B.S.N.
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Transfer Application Requirements

Official Transcripts:
Official college transcript(s) from all colleges/universities attended are required. Applicants who have completed fewer than 24 semester hours of transferable credit after high school graduation must also submit a high school transcript.
SAT/ACT Scores:
Applicants who have completed fewer than 24 semester hours of transferable credit after high school graduation must also submit ACT or SAT scores.
Letters of Recommendation:
Application Fee:
Associates Degree Required:
Other Requirements:
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Transfer Credit Policy

Minimum Grade:
All grades are recorded for courses which are accepted for transfer. Grades are recorded on a 4.0 grading scale.
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Carson-Newman University

1646 S Russell Ave
Jefferson City, Tennessee 37760
Main Phone:
(865) 471-2000


Transfer Admission Contact:
Clay Wilkerson
Transfer Coordinator, Admissions
865.471.3223 or 1.800.678.9061
Veterans Services Contact:
Sheryl Gray
Adult Learner Contact:
Kimberly Mendes
Adult & Graduate Admissions Representative
865.471.3223 or 1.800.678.9061
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Last updated on 12/18/2015 by AcademyOne.