Carson-Newman University

CARSON-NEWMAN UNIVERSITY, founded in 1851, rests in the foothills of The Great Smoky Mountains in Jefferson City, Tennessee. Ranked No. 1 in the South of undergraduate teaching in U.S. News & World Report’s 2016 Best Colleges Guide, Carson-Newman makes sure to focus on the growth of every individual and their academic goals.

The University was also named a “Great School at a Great Price” in U.S. News’ 2017 Best Colleges Guide. Carson-Newman is routinely recognized for its commitment to service, and is regularly listed on the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, the highest federal recognition a college or university can receive for service.

The University offers students 70 campus organizations, including honor societies such as Alpha Chi and Mortar Board, and 40 intramural sports. The University’s Community, Life and Worship program brings speakers, academics, artists, and other unique individuals and events to campus to integrate faith, learning, and community outside the classroom.

Carson-Newman competes in 18 intercollegiate sports on the NCAA Division II level including basketball, baseball, cross country, football, golf, soccer, softball, swimming, tennis, track and field and volleyball.


Summer Housing, Free Tutoring, Campus Ministries, State of the Art Ted Russell Hall Business Building, Blye-Poteat Hall & Maddox Student Activity Center, Appalachian Cultural Center, Center for Global Education, Bonner Scholars Program, and more!

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