Carson-Newman is committed to helping you achieve a great education at a great price. In fact, on average, Carson-Newman's gift aid is more than double the gift aid awarded by public universities, and the loans are similar in amounts.
If you are considering a public university simply because of cost, below are some compelling reasons to consider Carson-Newman instead:
Average amount of aid received by all undergraduates by type of aid for Carson-Newman (Your Institution) and seven surrounding public institutions (Comparison Group Median) 2010-2011:
Average amounts of aid received by full-time, first-time degree seeking undergraduate students by type of aid for Carson-Newman (Your Institution) and seven surrounding public institutions (Comparison Group Median) 2010-2011:
SOURCE of charts: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS): Winter 2011-12m Student Financial Aid component
Additionally, a private education could save you thousands when looking at time until degree completion. On average, 18% more first-time freshmen graduate from Carson-Newman within four years than from surrounding public universities within four years:
SOURCE of chart: National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities (NAICU), 2006;
SOURCE of 18% U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Integrated Postsecondary Education System (IPEDS): Spring 2012, 200% Graduation Rates component when compared with five surrounding public universities.
If we look beyond cost and financial aid, there are other compelling reasons that Carson-Newman's Christian Liberal Arts Education offers more to life and more to value. Don't take our word for it; listen to what some of our students have to say:
If you need assistance or guidance, please let us know. If you want to estimate your aid right now, we have the tool for you: Estimate My Aid. We are here to help guide you and give you an opportunity to experience more to value!