Get to know Carson-Newman
Carson-Newman is a growing Christian liberal arts university located in East Tenessee, recognized as one of the best value schools in the region. Here students are encouraged to grow in their faith and explore their calling. We have a strong commitment to local and international service, following the example Jesus set.
Our faith is the foundation for our entire campus: challenging academic programs, competitive NCAA athletics and student clubs and activities. At Carson-Newman, we work hard, compete fiercly and prepare students for a variety of career fields.
As a liberal arts university, we take a comprehensive approach to your college experience. Whether you are an undergraduate, adult or graduate student, we want your college experience to shape your academic, spiritual and personal growth. That's why our excellent faculty take time to teach and to build relationships with students. Our approach to a liberal arts education is focused on helping you identify and further your calling—who did God create you to be? You'll learn to ask questions, discover what motivates you and grow in character.
As the 23rd president of Carson-Newman, Dr. Charles A. Fowler is no stranger to Christian higher education. Dr. Fowler, former senior pastor of Germantown Baptist Church, has more than 20 years of experience in teaching and university administration. His heart is dedicated to Christian education and the development of servant leaders.