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Colleges / Carson-Newman University

Carson-Newman University

Jefferson City, TN 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate80%
Acceptance Rate80%

Carson Newman University Academics

Carson-Newman University requires at least 128 semester hours to graduate with a bachelor's degree.

Students can choose the accelarated degree program if they would like to finish all the credits for graduation in less time than normal. Carson-Newman University accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit and IB credits. Additionally, Carson-Newman University has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.

NOTE: Around 55% of students who start college at Carson-Newman University graduate within six years.

Carson-Newman University true.

Academic Options Yes No Note
Accelerated Degree Program
Transfer Credits Accepted
AP Credit Accepted
IB Credits Accepted
Summer Classes Available
New Student Orientation

Reminder: Carson-Newman University may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.

Which Courses Are Required At Carson-Newman University?

Carson-Newman University has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.

Students are required to fulfill a language requirement as well as a math and science requirement.

Students are not required to take a computer class to graduate.

Course Required?
2nd Language Yes
Math Yes
Science Yes
Computer No

Reminder: Check with Carson-Newman University directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.

Majors at Carson-Newman University

When choosing a major, Carson-Newman University students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at Carson-Newman University.Carson-Newman University allows students to design their own major, if desired. If students would like to study something that is not offered as an official major, designing their own major is a great alternative. Students are not required to complete a senior project unless it is required for their specific major. Carson-Newman University offers students the option to double major, if they would like. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major.

NOTE: Declaring a double major may mean taking more courses, but it can provide an interesting mix of experience that helps students stand out when looking for a job or applying to a graduate program.


Frequently Asked Questions About Carson-Newman University


Does Carson-Newman University Offer Learning Disability Services?

✅ Carson-Newman University does offer services for students with disabilities.

Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Accessibility Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.

Does Carson-Newman University Have An Online Program?

✅ Carson-Newman University true for students who are interested in taking classes online.

Does Carson-Newman University Offer AP Credit?

✅ Carson-Newman University true Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.

Does Carson-Newman University Have An Honors Program?

✅ Carson-Newman University true for highly-qualified applicants, but false. Students must complete a senior project if they are in the Honors Program at Carson-Newman University.

Does Carson-Newman University Require Internships?

🟨 Carson-Newman University does not require an internship for all students, but does require an internship for students in some majors. Students can look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job.


Additional Information About Carson-Newman University


Carson-Newman University Library

The main library on campus is the Stephens-Burnett Library and there are 3 other libraries on campus.

Dual Degree Programs at Carson-Newman University

A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time. A 3-2 dual degree program is a five-year program wherein the first three years are spend taking undergraduate courses and the final two years are spent taking graduate courses. Upon completion of the 5 years, the student will be awarded two degrees, a bachelor's degree and a master's degree.

Carson Newman University offers these dual degree programs:

•3-2 dual degree program in engineering in partnership with Georgia Institute of Technology, University of Tennessee and Tennessee Technological University

•Pharmacy with Campbell University, Mercer University, University of Georgia

ROTC

What is ROTC?

The Reserve Officers' Training Corps, which is also commonly known as ROTC, is a leadership program that prepares students to serve in the U.S. Armed Forces after graduation. College level ROTC programs prepare students to become officers in the military through physical, academic, and leadership training. ROTC programs are part of the college curriculum and usually cover the cost of tuition.

Does Carson-Newman University have any ROTC programs?

Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every university. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.

Carson-Newman University has an Army ROTC program.

Some ROTC programs are provided directly on campus and others are hosted at a cooperating instiution off campus. The ROTC program locations at Carson-Newman University include:

•an ARMY ROTC branch unit on campus

Keep Reading About Carson-Newman University

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Carson Newman University Majors & Subject Areas

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

2,586

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

80%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$34,700

Out-of-State

$34,700

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Unknown
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