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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 moderately competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Academically, it has average requirements for admission test scores. Carson Newman College typically accepts and attracts B+ average high school students. Only 14% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||13%||17%||14%|
What are the SAT and ACT requirements for students to be admitted to Carson Newman College and what score do you need to get in? The tables below describe the SAT and ACT test score percentile profile of the Fall 2015 starting class.
Admission data indicates that Carson-Newman College regularly accepts students with ACTs 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.
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.
|25th Percentile Score||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Est. 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%|
|SAT Score (NEW 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%|
You will need above average high school grades to get into Carson Newman College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Carson Newman College was 3.4 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Carson-Newman College accepts 59% of students who apply.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Admission Chances|
|3.50 to 3.75||17%||Avg +|
|3.25 to 3.50||18%||Avg -|
|3.00 to 3.25||9%||Avg -|
|2.75 to 3.00||12%||Reach|
|2.50 to 2.75||5%||Reach|
|2.25 to 2.50||0%||Low|
|2.00 to 2.25||0%||Low|
You have 71 days left until 2017 Fall term applications are due on Aug 1, 2017.
What are the requirements for admission to Carson Newman College and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Required|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
Does accept high school AP credits or award dual credit towards both a college and high school degree?
|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.