Our students bring a world of cultures to our East Tennessee campus. We are a diverse campus community where students represent more than 30 nations. Our 12:1 student to faculty ratio means you will thrive in a nurturing, safe academic community.
Additionally, our international Global Education programs offer many cultural activities to keep you engaged.
Carson-Newman University is authorized under Federal law to enroll nonimmigrant students.
The Office of International Student Services provides services and plans activities and co-curricular programs for international students. Some of the services provided by this office are: airport service at the beginning and end of each semester, assistance with checking into campus housing, international student orientation, assistance with opening bank accounts, periodic shopping, and assistance integrating into the university community. When available, information about opportunities for home-stays during school holidays will be available for students. For more information, contact Mrs. Phyllis Hoover.
International student health insurance is mandatory. This amount will be charged to the student’s account one-half in the fall semester and the other half in the spring semester. For more information, contact the Center for Global Education.
Billy Kim Scholarship: The Billy Kim Scholarship is awarded annually to academically qualified students from Korea. Any recipient who qualifies shall be eligible to receive the scholarship for four successive years. Click here for more information about International Students.
Carson-Newman University through its Global Education program works to strengthen the international and intercultural dimensions of the campus through a diverse range of curricular and co-curricular programs. Central to the mission of the University, the Center for Global Education provides enhanced programming that is committed to the Christian values of servanthood, leadership training, and global outreach.
In order to be evaluated for admission to an International Undergraduate program, the following documents are required. Please email Ms. Nilma Stewart, Director of International Admissions, at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions. Documents can be submitted individually and we understand that the documents relating to visa eligibility take additional time to compile. Please contact Ms. Stewart for guidance.
If you are admitted, please submit the $200.00 enrollment fee through your application status portal at admissions.cn.edu/status
This school is authorized by Federal law to enroll nonimmigrant students.
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Carson-Newman University Office of Admissions
Attn: Nilma Stewart
1646 Russell Avenue
Jefferson City, TN 37760
In order to be evaluated for admission to an International Graduate program, the following documents are required. Please email Ms. Nilma Stewart, Director of International Admissions, at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions. Documents can be submitted individually and we understand that the documents relating to visa eligibility take additional time to compile. Please contact Ms. Stewart for guidance.
If you are admitted, please submit the $500.00 enrollment fee through your application status portal at admissions.cn.edu/status
International Student Handbook
Student Health Insurance is mandatory for all international students.
LewerMark, a provider of health and accident insurance to international students, provides all International Students with coverage at Carson-Newman. Your student account will be billed each semester for your coverage. Your insurance card will be provided by the Center for Global Education. For information on LewerMark, click here. To return to Carson-Newman’s website, simply close the LewerMark window.
LewerMark Administrative Guide
In cooperation with the Jefferson County Clerk’s Office, Carson-Newman is excited to host a campus Passport Day. Whether you are participating in an upcoming study abroad program, hoping to join an international SPOTS trip, or simply want help applying for a passport for unknown journeys to come, C-N’s Passport Day is for you. Please plan to have the required documents with you (see below).
Feel free to make an appointment by emailing Melissa Summey (email@example.com), or drop by during the event. Email Mrs. Summey with any questions.
Bring the following documents to apply for or renew a U.S. passport:
Application forms can be completed at the event, or you can bring a completed form with you. Passport forms are available at www.travel.state.gov.
The mission of the C-N International Club is to bring together students from a variety of cultural backgrounds in order to raise multicultural awareness and encourage friendship in a global setting. The Club is a student-led group that seeks to encourage interaction between international and American students by organizing a variety of fun and interactive events that both highlight and celebrate the different nations represented on campus.
Follow us on Instagram (@cnuinternationalclub) to see event announcements. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information or to become an active member.
Carson-Newman offers many merit-based academic and talent scholarships funded by private donors to the University. Click the link below for more details.