Carrson-Newman College is a Baptist-affiliated, four-year coeducational liberal arts college located in Jefferson City, Tennessee near the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains. Established as a small Mossy Creek Missionary Baptist Seminary in 1851, Carrson-Newman today operates from a 125-acre campus offering more than 90 different academic programs to more than 2,200 undergraduate and graduate students coming from forty-four states and thirty foreign countries.
Carson-Newman’s five most popular majors are Business, Education, Nursing, Psychology and Pre-Medicine among its many other degree programs including: Art (Drawing, Painting, Graphic Design, Photography), Athletic Training, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Environmental Studies, Health Professions, Research/Teaching, Business (Accounting, Administration, Financial Economics, Health Care Administration, Management, Marketing), Chemistry, Child and Family Studies, Communication (Advertising, Public Relations, Journalism, Radio/Television/Film), Speech, Computer Information Systems, Computer Science, Consumer Services (Interior Design, Retailing), English (Creative Writing, Literature) Exercise Science, Film Studies, Food, Nutrition, Dietetics, French, General Studies, History, Human Exceptionalities, Human Services, Languages, Elementary Education, Linguistics, Mathematics, Music (Composition, Music Education, Instrumental and General/Vocal, Theory), Church Music, Nursing, Philosophy, Physical Education, Physics (Professional, Applied), Political Science, Pre-Professional (Dentistry, Engineering, Health Information Management, Law, Medical Technology, Medicine, Occupational Therapy, Optometry, Pharmacy, Physical Therapy, Physician Assistant, Veterinary Medicine), Psychology, Religion (Biblical Languages, Biblical Studies, Church Recreation/Youth Ministry, Ministries), Sociology, Spanish, Special Education, Teacher Licensure, and Theatre.
It confers four undergraduate and four master degrees: Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Music, Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Master of Arts in Teaching, Master of Education, Master of Science in Nursing, and Master of Science in Counseling.
It has full time faculty membership of about 130. At an average class size of 17, the student to faculty ratio is around 13:1.
Tuition and fees for academic year 2009-2010 include full-time tuition of $8,925 (12-17 unit load); room rates ranging from $970 to $1,889; meal plans ranging from $497 to $1,638 and miscellaneous fees ranging from $106 to 4213. More than ninety percent of students receive some form of financial assistance yearly.
For more information about admissions, financial aid or online learning opportunities such as online classes or full degree programs please contact Carrson-Newman College.