Carson-Newman College: Narrative Description
CARSON-NEWMAN COLLEGE I-3
Independent Southern Baptist, comprehensive, coed. Awards associate, bachelor's, and master's degrees. Founded 1851. Setting: 90-acre small town campus with easy access to Knoxville. Endowment: $30.1 million. Educational spending 2003-04: $4967 per student. Total enrollment: 2,053. Faculty: 198 (124 full-time, 74 part-time). Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 13:1. 1,694 applied, 82% were admitted. 27% from top 10% of their high school class, 47% from top quarter, 73% from top half. Full-time: 1,779 students, 54% women, 46% men. Part-time: 110 students, 63% women, 37% men. Students come from 37 states and territories, 21 other countries, 32% from out-of-state, 0.4% Native American, 1% Hispanic, 9% black, 0.2% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 4% international, 13% 25 or older, 51% live on campus, 8% transferred in. Retention: 74% of full-time freshmen returned the following year. Academic areas with the most degrees conferred: education; business/marketing; social sciences and history. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, services for LD students, advanced placement, accelerated degree program, self-designed majors, honors program, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, internships, graduate courses open to undergrads. Off campus study. Study abroad program. ROTC: Army, Air Force (c).
Options: Peterson's Universal Application, electronic application, deferred admission, international baccalaureate accepted. Required: high school transcript, minimum 2.25 high school GPA, medical history, SAT or ACT. Recommended: interview. Required for some: essay, recommendations, interview. Entrance: moderately difficult. Application deadline: 8/1. Notification: continuous.
Costs Per Year:
Application fee: $25. Comprehensive fee: $19,350 includes full-time tuition ($13,700), mandatory fees ($720), and college room and board ($4930). College room only: $1850. Full-time tuition and fees vary according to class time. Room and board charges vary according to board plan. Part-time tuition: $565 per semester hour. Part-time mandatory fees: $220 per term. Part-time tuition and fees vary according to class time.
Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, marching band, student-run newspaper. Social organizations: 63 open to all; national fraternities, national sororities, local fraternities, local sororities; 5% of eligible men and 5% of eligible women are members. Most popular organizations: Baptist Student Union, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Student Government Association, Student Ambassadors Association, Columbians. Major annual events: Welcome Week, Beach Fest, homecoming. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols, late night transport-escort service, controlled dormitory access. 1,427 college housing spaces available. Freshmen guaranteed college housing. On-campus residence required through junior year. Options: men-only, women-only housing available. Stephens-Burnett Library plus 1 other with 218,371 books, 288,300 microform titles, 3,966 serials, 14,713 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending 2003-04: $668,990. 200 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from student residence rooms and from off campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.
Jefferson City is located 27 miles from Knoxville, a city of approximately 400,000. Plane and bus transportation are available. Recreational activities include fishing, water skiing, swimming, and boating at Cherokee and Douglas Lakes, a short drive away. Skiing is available in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Part-time employment opportunities are available.
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