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We are 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!

YOU CAN AFFORD CARSON-NEWMAN

We are 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.

2022-2023 COSTS

Full-time freshmen or transfer-students.

2022-2023 CostsPer SemesterPer Year
Tuition$15,650$31,300
Technology Fee425850
Activity Fee425850
Residential Student Fee150
Meal Plan*2,8205,640
Room**1,9603,920
Total$21,330$42,810

These costs are not comprehensive and do not include the cost of books, supplies, special program fees, transportation, or personal expenses.


*Based on an unlimited meal plan.
**Based on an estimated standard, shared room.

TYPES OF AID

Your personal financial aid package can include a combination of scholarships, grants, loans and work-study. Learn more about these types of financial aid.

TUITION FREE

Students may be able to attend Carson-Newman tuition-free.


$0 EFC (estimated family contribution)

+ TN Hope Scholarship eligible

+ FAFSA completed on-time by TSAA deadline.

=TUITION FREE!

Must qualify in first semester of enrollment at Carson-Newman University

average aid received by undergraduate freshman in 2017-2018 (includes loans)


than the median of other nearby private schools


of merit and need-based aid was awarded to students in 2019


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