Carson-Newman College Admission Chances

Acceptance Chances

Acceptance Rate
Admission Difficulty for Carson Newman College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsAverage
Applicant CompetitionAverage

Can I get into Carson-Newman College? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 3,454 out of 5,871 applicants or 59% were admitted making Carson-Newman College a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for average applicants. Academically, it has average requirements for admission test scores. Only 14% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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SAT Requirements

SAT Range
Applicants Submitting SAT
SAT Scores for Carson Newman College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 480
SAT Math 25th 480
SAT Composite 25th 960
SAT Scores for Carson Newman College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 600
SAT Math 75th 570
SAT Composite 75th 1170
SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Carson Newman College?

Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 960 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 855. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1065 out of 1600. 20 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Carson Newman College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1170 and Above Good >71%
1065 to 1170 Avg + 59%-71%
960 to 1065 Avg - 46%-59%
855 to 960 Reach 33%-46%
Less than 855 Low <33%

ACT Requirements

ACT Range
Applicants Submitting ACT
ACT Scores for Carson Newman College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 20
ACT Math 25th 18
ACT Composite 25th 19
ACT Scores for Carson Newman College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 26
ACT Math 75th 25
ACT Composite 75th 26
ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Carson-Newman College?

Admission data indicates that Carson-Newman College regularly accepts students with ACT's of 19 and above. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 16 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 22 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 26 and above have very competitive chances. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 90 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Carson Newman College.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Carson Newman College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
26 and Above Good >73%
22 to 26 Avg + 59%-73%
19 to 22 Avg - 48%-59%
16 to 19 Reach 37%-48%
Less than 16 Low <37%

Estimated GPA Requirements

Carson Newman College has not reported high school GPA data for its accepted students.

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Admission Statistics

Carson Newman College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 3,643 2,228 5,871
Accepted 2,162 1,292 3,454
Acceptance Rate 59% 58% 59%
Enrolled 279 218 497
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 13% 17% 14%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Carson Newman College and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Carson Newman College Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required
Recommendations Recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Carson Newman College
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=219806 IPEDS survey data for Carson Newman College.

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