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Financial Aid

At Carson-Newman, we're committed to keeping our top-quality Christian liberal arts education affordable for our students.  Our tuition and fees are in line with or lower than similar colleges, and we offer a comprehensive range of scholarships, grants, loans, and other assistance based on financial need, exceptional academic ability, and special talents:

Questions about financial aid?  Simply contact the Financial Aid Staff.  Be sure to file your FAFSA with C-N University Code 003481 so that we may assist you with your educational goals.  We look forward to helping YOU afford a great education!

Important Dates

   Fall 2020 (dates subject to change)
  • 20-21 FAFSA OPENS OCTOBER 1, 2019: Submit 2020-2021 FAFSA by August 1, 2020 (TN State Aid deadline February 1, 2020 and TN Promise FAFSA Application deadline February 1, 2020--**** NEW TN State Aid deadline extended to February 7th)
  • Complete verification (if required) by August 1, 2020
  • Accept/reject Aid by August 1, 2020
  • New loan borrowers complete loan paperwork by August 1, 2020.
  • Notify Financial Aid about any housing and/or enrollment changes by August 1, 2020
  • Confirm Registration through E-Confirm process on CN Connect throughout August 2020
  • Satisfactory Academic Progress Appeal deadline August 20, 2020- except for those who attended summer classes- deadline extended until Monday, August 24, 2020
   Spring 2021 (dates subject to change)
  • Submit 2020-2021 FAFSA by December 1, 2020 (school code 003481)
  • Complete verification (if required) by December 13, 2020
  • Accept/reject Aid by January 10, 2021
  • New borrowers complete loan paperwork by January 10, 2021
  • Notify Financial Aid about any housing and/or enrollment changes by January 10, 2021
  • Satisfactory Academic Progress Appeal deadline January 10, 2021
  • Confirm Registration through E-Confirm process on CN Connect by January 13, 2021
   Summer 2021 (dates subject to change)
  • Submit 2020-2021 FAFSA by May 3, 2021 (school code 003481)
  • Complete verification (if required) by May 3, 2021
  • Accept/reject Aid by May 10, 2021 (or before your summer session begins)
  • New borrowers complete loan paperwork by May 10, 2021
  • Notify Financial Aid about any housing and/or enrollment changes by May 10, 2021
  • Satisfactory Academic Progress Appeal deadline May 10, 2021

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Carson-Newman University does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, disability, age, veteran status, or genetic information in provision of its education policies, programs, services and activities or employment opportunities and benefits.

Carson-Newman has a gift aid cap policy where institutional aid is considered the last dollar applied to the bill, and we reserve the right to reduce, modify, or cancel awards when aid limits are exceeded, and/or we determine at any time that a student is no longer eligible for the assistance.   No cash refunds will be generated from C-N funds as the last resource.

The Financial Aid Office abides by the Financial Aid Professional Code of Conduct

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