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.
The following table reflects costs for full-time freshmen or transfer-students:
*Based on an unlimited meal plan**Based on an estimated standard, shared room
Your personal financial aid package can include a combination of scholarships, grants, loans and work-study. Learn more about these types of financial aid.
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
NEW 2023-2024 Students
+ Federal Pell Grant Recipients
= Free standard on-campus housing
average aid received by undergraduate freshman in 2022 (includes loans)
than the median of other nearby private schools
of merit and need-based aid was awarded to students in 2022
The mission of the Financial Aid Office is to serve our students fairly with available resources so that they may achieve their goal of a Christian education and fulfill their dreams while becoming worldwide servant leaders.
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.