Founded in 1851, Carson-Newman is a nationally ranked liberal arts university. In a caring Christian community, our mission is to prepare students as educated citizens and worldwide servant leaders.
Dr. Charles A. Fowler was named the 23rd president of the University in June 2019.
Carson-Newman's total enrollment is 2,835.
Undergraduate enrollment is 1,525.
Graduate enrollment is 1,204.
Carson-Newman welcomes students from 28 countries and most states.
Carson-Newman University is pleased to be affiliated with the Tennessee Baptist Convention.
Our 120-acre campus in Jefferson County, Tennessee, is just 35 minutes from Knoxville and 40 minutes from the Great Smoky Mountains. Two lakes and a state park also surround our campus. From vibrant city life to serene wilderness, you’ll find it all in East Tennessee.
Opportunities to study with an international focus include partnerships with Al Akhawayn University Exchange Program, Asian Exchange Programs, Chinese Cross-Culture Institute, London Program, Oxford Term, international cross-cultural courses and mission outreach opportunities worldwide.
Carson-Newman is competitively priced to make private education affordable.
Carson-Newman is committed to providing an affordable, top-quality education for our students. Annually, over 96% of students receive some form of financial aid.