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Carson-Newman University Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$30,448 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$21,660 tuition
$6,704 on campus room & board
$1,092 books
$992 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)

$30,448 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$21,660 tuition
$6,704 on campus room & board
$1,092 books
$992 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$10,445 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
99% of students receive aid
38% get federal aid ($4,804 avg)
68% get state aid ($4,884 avg)
99% get institn'l aid ($10,445 avg)
64% get loans ($5,816 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 6.62% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 6.62% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $15,664 99%
Federal Grant Aid $4,804 38%
Pell Grants $4,243 38%
Other Federal Grants $1,083 20%
Institution Grant Aid $10,445 99%
State Grant Aid $4,884 68%
Student Loans $5,816 64%
Federal Loans $5,467 63%
Other Loans $9,761 3%

Merit Aid Available

Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: April 1
Financial aid deadline: -
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: -
Financial Aid Contact Info
1646 S Russell Ave
Jefferson City, TN 37760
(865) 471-2000
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $902
Out of State $902


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 5
  • Timmy from Harriman, TN
  • Apr-04-2014 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    I do believe that you are getting what you pay for. They automatically offer academic scholarships, and then of course if you do music or sports or art there are more scholarships for that as well. They really work with you and it's easy to go here without being in too much debt after college.

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  • 5
  • Joseph from Knoxville, TN
  • Aug-16-2013 I am a current student here

    Yes, the school is kind of pricey... however there is no other school that cares and educates their students as well as Carson-Newman

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  • 4
  • Joseph from Morristown, TN
  • Jun-14-2013 I am a current student here

    Though expensive on its original price tag, most if not all students receive some type of financial aid. Carson Newman gives out a decent amount itself.

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  • 4
  • Autumn from Sweetwater, TN
  • May-25-2013 I am a past student here

    Even though the college is expensive, they have donors and alumni that randomly give scholarships to help students. Financial aid is a strong point for this school and they are willing to work with you. Departmental scholarships are offered also, but are given to outstanding and hardworking students.

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