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Carson-Newman University is a Private not-for-profit school located in Jefferson City, TN. Carson-Newman University has a total enrollment of 2,528 with a graduation rate of 46% and a student/faculty ratio of 13:1.

If SAT (scholastic aptitude test) scores are required for admission to this school, both the SAT range and the national SAT averages will be displayed above. The SAT range is a reflection of the range of SAT scores that are generally (but not always) required to attend the school. The national SAT average distribution graph shows the average SAT scores for every school in the country. The Carson-Newman University SAT range (if available) is highlighted in blue to give students a general idea of what their SAT scores would need to be to attend Carson-Newman University.

School information

School typeDegree granting, primarily baccalaureate or above
Institutional categoryPrivate not-for-profit
Avg. price for students receiving grants$16,662
Avg. price for students living on campus$39,760
Avg. price for students living off campus$38,672


Total applicants5,871
Total admissions3,454
Admission rate59%
Application fee$0
Average staff salary$50,805

25th percentile score

SAT math440
SAT reading440
SAT writing
ACT composite19

75th percentile score

SAT math550
SAT reading550
SAT writing
ACT composite26

Both the SAT and ACT scores are used for college admissions and generally contain the same types of content. The SAT score is derived by combining two sections with a low of 400 to a maximum score of 1600. The two sections are 200 to 800 for SAT Math and 200 to 800 for SAT Reading. The ACT composite score is derived by combining English, Math, Reading and Science with a range from 1 to 36.

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Source: The Carson-Newman University data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.
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