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, student clubs and activities. At Carson-Newman, we work hard, compete fiercely 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.

Facts and Figures

2,800+ TOTAL ENROLLMENT

LOCATED IN JEFFERSON CITY, TN

35 mins to Knoxville, 40 mins to Great Smoky Mountains

14:1 STUDENT/FACULTY RATIO

50 MAJORS
11 GRADUATE DEGREES


STUDY ABROAD opportunities
on six continents

98% OF STUDENTS RECEIVE FINANCIAL AID

REGULARLY RANKED A “GREAT SCHOOL AT A GREAT PRICE”
U.S. News & World Report

THE CALENDAR IS DOTTED WITH EVENTS

like laser tag, Movie-on-the-Lawn, BubbleBall, theatre productions, concerts, parties and athletic events.

Recreational trips like hiking and biking

in the Smokies give students a chance to hang out with faculty and staff.

21 ATHLETIC TEAMS

14 NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP APPEARANCES
102 Conference Titles


268 ALL-AMERICANS